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PremierLeague-News.Com - Thousands of commuters are facing travel mayhem after a HGV lorry plummeted onto the railway near Wallyford in Scotland

North East UK news East Coast Mainline blocked after lorry crashes onto railway tracks - live PremierLeague-News.Com

PremierLeague-News.Com - Thousands of commuters are facing travel mayhem after a HGV lorry plummeted onto the railway near Wallyford in Scotland

North East UK news  East Coast Mainline blocked after lorry crashes onto railway tracks - live PremierLeague-News.Com
23 June 2022 - 16:00

PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Rail passengers are experiencing travel chaos after a lorry crashed onto the East Coast Mainline. Trains are being delayed or cancelled altogether as a result of the serious HGV crash. Emergency services are at the scene with the line completely blocked. The incident is causing severe delays for commuters who are travelling via Newcastle and the North East. Follow our live updates of the incident below. 16:58Aaron MorrisHGV lies on its side on the tracks just outside of WallyfordA heavy goods vehicle has crashed through a wall and spilled onto the railroad tracks just outside of Wallyford, near Edinburgh.Teams are working to clear the obstacle and assess the damages to the tracks.A HGV has crashed onto the railroads near Wallyford, just outside Edinburgh (Image: Steffymeatballs - Twitter)Share16:54Aaron MorrisRail replacement buses put on as an alternativeLNER have announced that rail replacement buses have been put in place for those affected by the train cancellations.These buses are abvailable from Newcastle taking passengers further North, with LNER advising customers to speak to station staff to be shown where they depart from.Share16:51Aaron MorrisTrains between Newcastle and Edinburgh cancelledDue to the accident today, London North Eastern Railway (LNER) have decided to cancel all trains between Newcastle and Edinburgh.In a statement, Managing Director David Horne, said: "Due to this Heavy Goods Vehicle coming onto the railway 9 miles east of Edinburgh, we will not be running any train services between Edinburgh and Newcastle for the rest of today."My apologies if you are affected by this disruption."Share16:49Kieran MurrayHuge delays for rail passengersCommuters using the East Coast Mainline are facing massive delays to their journey following the lorry crashing onto the rail tracks.

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.It is currently unknown how long trains will be affected by the HGV incident.Share16:49Aaron MorrisStatement from Network RailNetwork Rail said: “Here's a photo of the scene at Wallyford. We're working with the emergency services to find the best way to recover the HGV. Once that's done, we'll then need to check for damage to the track and overhead line kit.”Share16:47Aaron MorrisEmergency services scramble onto the sceneEmergency services have been present at the scene of a crash since 2pm this afternoon near Wallyford, after a Heavy Goods Vehicle smashed through a wall and onto a rail road line.Emergency services in attendance include the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service, Police Scotland and the Scottish Ambulance Service are in attendance.The track remains closed at the time of writing, with Network Rail working tirelessly to help clear the blockage.More to follow...Share16:46Kieran MurrayEast Coast Mainline services being cancelledCommuters are experiencing huge delays to their journey due to the lorry crashing onto the rail tracks.Share16:44Kieran MurrayLorry crashes onto railway tracksEmergency services have been scrambled to a lorry which has smashed through a wall onto the East Coast Mainline.Share

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