Edinburgh-North Berwick trains suspended after person hit by train in East Lothian

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Trains between Edinburgh and North Berwick have been suspended after a person was struck by a train on the railway line.

Emergency services have been called to the incident between Musselburgh and Longniddry this evening.

An official ScotRail tweet said: "Sadly, due to a person being struck by a train between Musselburgh and Longniddry, services between Edinburgh and North Berwick are suspended."

The rail operator said they are working closely with emergency services and that more updates will follow.

Ticket acceptance is in place with Lothian buses between Edinburgh, Musselburgh, Wallyford and Prestonpans.

ScotRail said that Longniddry, Drem and North Berwick are not covered and that tickets are only valid on Lothian Regional transport, not Lothian Country.

Emergency services have been called to the incident between Musselburgh and Longniddry this evening.

Emergency services have been called to the incident between Musselburgh and Longniddry this evening.

In another update at 7:15pm, ScotRail said they have requested buses for Edinburgh and for North Berwick. The buses below have been confirmed;

• 1 ARG Travel for Edinburgh due at 20:00

• 1 Living High Travel for Edinburgh at 1945

• 1 AAA coach for Edinburgh at 1940.

Services between Edinburgh and Dunbar have also been suspended.

British Transport Police have been contacted for more details.