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Train delays after body found on tracks at Dalmeny

Dalmeny station Pic: John Easton

Train commuters have had delays to their journeys after a man's body was found on a railway line on the outskirts of Edinburgh.

British Transport Police were called to the scene at Dalmeny at about 07:00 on Tuesday.

The man is believed to have been in his 70s and police said there were no suspicious circumstances.

A ScotRail spokeswoman said passengers "should expect some knock-on delays until around 11:30".

A spokeswoman for ScotRail said trains through Dalmeny station had been "subject to disruption".

She said: "Services are now returning to normal, but customers should expect some knock-on delays until around 11:30.

"Lothian Transport ticket acceptance is in place, and passengers can use bus services to travel on the route shown on their train ticket."

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