Fault repaired following disruption to rail services during rush hour

Network Rail advised passengers services would be affected while the fault is investigated.

Train services from Glasgow Queen Street disrupted by ‘failure’ as ScotRail issue warning to passengers iStock

Train services in and out of Glasgow Queen Street faced disruption after a fault was identified.

Network Rail advised passengers to expect disruption to services on Thursday evening following a points failure at Queen Street High Level.

Engineers were deployed to the station in the city centre to address the issue.

Services were subject to delays, alterations and cancellations with disruption initially expected until 7pm but operations were mobile again after 6pm.

A Network Rail statement read: “We’re dealing with a points failure near Glasgow Queen Street high-level, affecting all ScotRail services to/from the station.

“Our engineers are 5 minutes away and will work to fix the fault as quickly as possible.

“Sorry if you’re affected by this.”

ScotRail posted on X: “We have received reports of a signalling fault impacting services in and out of Glasgow Queen Street high level.

“Teams are working hard to resolve the issue as quickly as possible.

“Further updates will be shared as soon as I have more information.”

An update on X read: “We’ve fixed the signalling fault near Glasgow Queen Street, and trains are moving again. Our Integrated Control team are working to restore.

“ScotRail’s normal timetable ASAP. Thanks for your patience while we dealt with this issue.”

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