Edinburgh rail services disrupted after person hit by train

Rail services between Edinburgh and Glasgow are facing disruption this evening after a person was hit by a train at Polmont.

British Transport Police confirmed they were called to the scene shortly after 5pm and that the line was currently closed.

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Details as to injuries are not yet known.

Scotrail said its services have been disrupted as a result and that replacement buses have been put into operation.

Scotrail said on Twitter disruption is expected until at least 7.30pm.