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Derailed train causes disruption to services

The engineering train derailed on Sunday morning, blocking the line between Glasgow and Lanark

Rail passengers are facing disruption after an engineering train derailed in South Lanarkshire.

The accident happened between Carluke and Carstairs on Sunday morning, blocking the line between Glasgow and Lanark.

The train was removed from the track and the line re-opened by late afternoon but some services remained subject to delays and cancellations.

National Rail said TransPennine Express services will not run between Glasgow Central and Manchester Airport or Manchester Piccadilly for the rest of Sunday while Virgin Trains could be delayed by up to two hours, cancelled or diverted.

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