One person dies after being struck by train between Edinburgh and Glasgow

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A person has died after being struck by a train between Edinburgh and Glasgow.

The incident happened at 12:19 on Monday near Lenzie station in East Dunbartonshire. British Transport Police confirmed the person died at the scene.

In a statement they said: "British Transport Police were called at 12.19pm on 06/01 to an area of railway near Lenzie station following a report of a casualty.

"Officers are currently in attendance. Sadly, a person has been pronounced dead at the scene."

Disruptions

ScotRail have warned commuters several major routes across Scotland have been disrupted.

ScotRail said they were working closely with emergency services.

ScotRail said they were working closely with emergency services.

-Services between Glasgow Queen Street & Aberdeen, Alloa, Dundee, and Edinburgh will be cancelled, delayed or revised.

-Services between Glasgow Queen Street and Edinburgh via Falkirk High have been suspended.

Alternative routes are available from Queen Street - Edinburgh via Cumbernauld, Helensburgh/Milngavie - Edinburgh, Glasgow Central - Edinburgh via Shotts.

Replacement buses have been arranged for some affected trains. Visit ScotRail's website to check train services before you travel.