Landslide due to flooding may have derailed train in Scotland killing 3 people.
Three people have died after a passenger train derailed near Stonehaven in Aberdeenshire and caught fire. Six others were taken to hospital.
The train’s driver and the conductor along with a passenger were killed in the accident. The train was on its way from Aberdeen to Glasgow when it left the line.
One carriage slid down an embankment. It’s thought the train may have hit a landslip following bad weather overnight. There were only 12 on board when the accident happened.
A train from Aberdeen to Glasgow came off the tracks near Stonehaven on Wednesday killing three people including the train driver.
Pictures have shown what appear to be burnt out carriages lying on top of each other at the crash scene. Heavy rain is thought to have caused a landslide which caused the train to derail. Around 30 emergency vehicles have attended the scene.
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