EDINBURGH Waverley was brought to a standstill in the middle of rush hour this morning after a naked trespasser jumped the barrier and ran the tracks.

British Transport Police were alerted to the intruder at 9.18am. He was heading down the tunnels towards Haymarket.

The man was detained shortly after and services are now running as normal.

A British Transport Police spokeswoman said: “Some of the reports were of a naked man on the tracks.

“The man has been detained by police and is being checked over by the ambulance service.

“Officers are currently at Edinburgh Waverley station at 9.18am today after reports of a man trespassing onto the tracks.

“The man has been detained by officers.

“Trains are now able to return to normal.”

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