Car lands on rail lines in the Highlands

Police investigating cause of the incident

Car lands on rail lines in the Highlands
Image: Scot Rail.

Two people were taken to hospital after a car landed on the tracks at Stirling railway station earlier this week.

A Renault Clio crashed through the station’s wire fence before coming to a stop on the line at about 12:15 on Wednesday 14 October.

Just minutes later, a second car came down an embankment and stopped close to the line near Corpach, west of Fort William.

Emergency services and Network Rail took part in recovery operations at the scenes of both incidents, which are not thought to be linked.

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The Scottish Ambulance Service said two people were taken to Forth Valley Royal Hospital in Larbert.

British Transport Police (BTP) said there were no serious injuries and no one had been arrested.

Officers are investigating the circumstances of the incident.

BTP said Highlands incident happened close to a pulp mill at Corpach at about 12:36.

A spokeswoman said: “Colleagues from Police Scotland attended, and the vehicle was recovered.”

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