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Services resume after landslip shut West Highland Line

Work at site of landslip Image copyright NetworkRail Scotland
Image caption Engineers freed a train caught in the landslip and cleared tonnes of material from the track

The West Highland Line has been reopened where tonnes of mud and stone covered the track in a landslip a week ago.

A train was derailed in the incident at Loch Eilt between Arisaig and Glenfinnan. No-one was injured.

Engineers cleared the landslip from around the trapped train, re-railed it using specialist machinery, and removed it from the incident site.

ScotRail Alliance said services had resumed on the line.

Services had been disrupted between Fort William and Mallaig.

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