Red-faced Mercedes owner reclaims stranded car from Waverley car park

The owner of a car which became stranded in the middle of resurfacing works in an Edinburgh car park has reclaimed their vehicle.

Workers at Edinburgh Waverley station blocked off an area of the car park on Thursday night ready for work on Friday.

But when they turned, a Mercedes had been parked in the middle of the cordoned off area.

Undeterred, they tackled the rest of the area, building a little ramp in front of the car to allow the owner to drive out without damaging it.

Network Rail said the car had been moved by Saturday morning and builders were able to continue their work.

It is understood the driver was let into the site by construction workers who were relived to get rid of the obstruction.

Pictures of the stranded car made their way around social media on Friday after it was spotted by members of the public.

The work is part of Network Rail's £100m refurbishment project which has seen the roof replaced at Waverley station.

Car stranded at Waverley station car park

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