Glasgow High Street: ScotRail confirm changes as police probe teen dea…

A Glasgow aim stop will keep closed today after the death of a teenage boy on Saturday.

He was taken to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, where he was distinct dead.

ScotRail are advising of disruption across the network in the Central Belt today as the stop remains closed while police enquiries continue.

A total of 88 aim service updates have been issued in relation to trains between Edinburgh and Helensburgh, and Balloch and Airdrie, which would ordinarily pass by the stop.

A snapshot of ScotRail’s aim service updates page on Sunday morning.

ScotRail have said trains will run between Edinburgh, Airdrie and Bellgrove, and between Partick, Balloch and Helensburgh, with buses replacing trains between Bellgrove and Partick.

The rail operator is urging people to only travel if journeys are necessary as current driver shortages average they are unable to recruit any more substitute buses.

They say the police investigation is current, and so the contingency plan looks to be in place all day.

A statement on their Twitter satisfy reads: “The police investigation is current with the current contingency plan expected to be in place all day.

“At present, we are unable to recruit any more buses due to current driver shortages.

“Please only travel if your journey is necessary as we cannot guarantee there won’t be a long wait to board substitute transport.

“substitute buses will call at Partick, Queen Street and Bellgrove only. Charing Cross and High Street will not be served.”

You can check the latest travel updates on ScotRail’s website.

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Detective Inspector Iain Nelson of Greater Glasgow Division said: “This has been a shocking loss of a young life and a meaningful investigation is underway.

“Specialist officers are supporting the boy’s family at this incredibly difficult time. Enquiries continue to establish the complete circumstances and anyone who can help is urged to get in touch as soon as possible.”

Police asked anyone with information to contact them by phoning 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.



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