Trains disrupted by 'passenger disturbance' at railway station

ScotRail confirmed that services through Newton station were subject to delay on Thursday.

Train services disrupted due to ‘passenger disturbance’ at Newton railway station iStock

Train services were disrupted in Glasgow following a ‘passenger disturbance’ at a railway station.

ScotRail said following an incident at Newton station on Thursday evening, services were subject to delays for around an hour.

The circumstances surrounding the disturbance have not yet been disclosed, but the British Transport Police confirm enquiries are ongoing.

ScotRail said those who were affected by the disturbance can claim compensation via the Delay Repay Guarantee.

Phil Campbell, ScotRail customer operations director, said: “We’re sorry to customers who experienced disruption to their journey as a result of this incident.

“Anyone who was delayed by 30 minutes or more is entitled to claim compensation through our Delay Repay Guarantee.”

A spokesperson for British Transport Police said: “

Officers were called to Newton railway station at around 21:55pm on Thursday, October 9, following reports of a disturbance between two individuals and members of the public.

“Enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances of what happened.”

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