Train delays in Glasgow reportedly due to a fire

Scotrail reported that a fire between Yoker and Garscadden in the West side of the city

Scotrail have reported delays due to a fire in Glasgow
Scotrail have reported delays due to a fire in Glasgow

Scotrail have reported a fire between stations at Yoker and Garscadden which is causing delays.

The train company has stated: “Due to this fire we have had multiple signal failures on both Yoker and Singer lines.

“Staff are on site fault fixing.”

Due to the fire, both the Edinburgh to Helensburgh line and the Airdrie to Balloch line will terminate at Hyndland, the Motherwell to Dalmuir line will terminate at Garscadden, the Whifflet to Dalmuir line will terminate at Anderson and the Springburn to Dumbarton line has been withdrawn.

A spokesperson for the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said: “We were alerted at 4.45pm on Tuesday, May 5 to reports of a small fire in the open on Greenlaw Road in Yoker, Glasgow.

“Operations Control mobilised one fire appliance to the area and firefighters extinguished the fire.

“Crews left the scene after ensuring the area was made safe.”

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