South Scotland

Bus crashes on to railway line at Galashiels

Bus on rail track
Image caption The bus ended up on the tracks as a result of the crash

A bus has crashed on to a railway line in the Scottish Borders.

The incident happened at Galashiels station at about 20:30 on Sunday when the vehicle was not carrying any passengers.

One person was checked over by an ambulance crew at the scene but did not need to go to hospital.

The railway line was closed following the incident but had reopened by Monday morning, with the vehicle removed overnight.

Some services on Monday were disrupted as trains were out of position.

Police said inquiries into the incident were ongoing.

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