Man dies in apparent suicide after Edinburgh bridge jump
A MAN has died after jumping from North Bridge onto a railway line at Waverley Station this morning.
• Man dies after jumping off North Bridge
• Incident ocurred shortly after 8am
Police, medics and firefighters rushed to the scene of the incident shortly after 8am following a report from a driver that his train had passed over a body at platform nine.
The jump was also seen by shocked eyewitnesses.
ScotRail said there was no disruption to services as a result of the incident but East Coast reported service delays on some lines.
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