SCOTRAIL has confirmed there is some disruption on the rail network on Sunday morning due to “reports of a sinkhole”.

In a statement posted on Twitter/X, around 7.30 this morning, the rail operator said it had received “reports of a sinkhole between Caldercruix and Drumgelloch” and that “both lines are closed”.

It said: “Staff are on site and we’ll share more information once we have it. Customers can travel on alternate routes.

“Balloch/Airdrie and Glasgow Queen St/Edinburgh via Falkirk High.”

It also added: “Services between Helensburgh and Edinburgh will run between Helensburgh and Airdrie and between Bathgate and Edinburgh in both directions, and will not run between Airdrie and Bathgate.

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“We’re sourcing replacement transport to shuttle between Airdrie and Bathgate.”

Elsewhere, Network Rail Scotland confirmed that “disruption is likely to last until the end of the day”.