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‘Extremely serious incident’: Passenger train derails in north-east Scotland – Sydney Morning Herald

A number of people were seriously injured in a passenger train derailment on the east coast of Scotland, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said, as she declared a major incident.

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London: A number of people were seriously injured in a passenger train derailment on the east coast of Scotland, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said, as she declared a major incident.
The British Transport Police force said officers were called at 9:43am local time (6.45pm AEST) to the railway line near Stonehaven, about 160 kilometres northeast of Edinburgh, where a train had derailed.
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