Engine sinks into rail bridge causing ScotRail train cancellations and delays

Travelers are being warned to expect delays and cancellations after a car crashed into a railway bridge in Fife.

Police were called to the scene in Cowdenbeath High Street after the white car collided with the structure on Wednesday morning.

Fortunately, no one was injured in the single-vehicle collision, which took place shortly after 10 a.m.



The front end of the engine was badly damaged

Footage from the scene shows the front of the car crumpled from the force of the impact.

ScotRail services between Inverkeithing and Glenrothes with Thornton may be delayed, canceled or revised, Network Rail has confirmed.

In a statement they said: ‘A road vehicle colliding with a bridge at Cowdenbeath is disrupting journeys at this station.

Trains running between Inverkeithing and Glenrothes with Thornton may be cancelled, delayed or revised. Disruptions are expected until 1:00 p.m.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: “At approximately 10.40am on Wednesday February 16, police were called to the High Street area of ​​Cowdenbeath following a report of a car crashing into on a railway bridge pier No injuries were reported and Network Rail has been contacted.

Don’t miss the latest news from across Scotland and beyond – Subscribe to our daily newsletter here .

About Jun Quentin

Check Also

Rail companies are ‘failing miserably’ to help families with young children travel by train | UK News

Rail companies have been accused of “failing miserably” to help families with young children travel …