Oban and Fort William trains cancelled

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Train services from Glasgow to Oban and Fort William have been cancelled today because of urgent repairs to the track.

A statement from ScotRail said: ‘Due to urgent repairs to the track between Ardlui and Arrochar and Tarbet, the line is closed. Disruption is expected until the end of the day.

‘Trains between Glasgow Queen Street – Oban/Fort William will be terminated at/started back from Crianlarich. All stations between Crianlarich and Glasgow Queen Street will not be served.’

‘We are sorry that you have been delayed today. Don’t forget to keep a hold of your ticket and make a claim if you have been delayed over 30 minutes by visiting ScotRail.co.uk/delay-repay.

‘We’ve sourced replacement buses as follows:

‘The following buses will operate between Glasgow and Crianlarich where it will attempt to meet the train service continuing to Oban. Should the connection not be maintained, the bus will continue to Oban.

’08:21 Queen Street to Oban – 2x Swift Coaches.

’10:37 Queen St to Oban – 1x Ray cars.

‘The following buses will depart Crianlarich on arrival of the train service from Oban / Mallaig and continue onto Glasgow.

’06:03 Mallaig to Queen Street (at Crianlarich at 09:33) – 1x Rays Cars and Coaches

’08:57 Oban to Queen Street (at Crianlarich at 10:14) – 1x Swift Coaches

‘Buses currently being sourced for the remainder of the day. Check back for updates.

‘Need further info please speak to a member of our staff in person or through the help point on the platform, this is marked with a Q. You can also tweet us any queries or questions as well as get live travel info by following us @ScotRail.

‘For live journey updates download the free ScotRail App or check our website at http://www.journeycheck.com/ScotRail.’