01 October 2020,   09:21
Three dead after passenger train derails near Stonehaven

Three people, including the driver and a conductor, have died after a passenger train derailed in Aberdeenshire, writes BBC.

The third victim was a passenger, ScotRail has confirmed.

It is thought the train hit a landslide after heavy rain and thunderstorms which caused flooding and travel disruption across Scotland. A major incident was declared and about 30 emergency service vehicles were called to the scene. It involved the 06:38 ScotRail service from Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street. Six people have been taken to hospital but their injuries are not believed to be serious.