Network Rail Edinburgh Waverley derailment update

The front bogey (set of wheels) on the rear train unit left the rail as a result of the incident. The train was carrying no passengers and two crew, neither of whom was injured.

The Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB) has been on-site conducting its official investigation since the early hours of this morning.

Once those checks are complete our engineers will be able to begin their recovery operation.

We are continuing to work with train operators to run as many services as possible today. Some services tomorrow are also likely to be affected due to repair works.

David Simpson, Network Rail route managing director for Scotland, said: “The RAIB is currently on-site conducting its investigation into last night’s derailment. Once the RAIB hands the site back, our engineers will be able to assess any damage to the infrastructure and prepare for the removal of the vehicle.

ADVERTISEMENT

“We are working with train operators to run as many services as possible today and will restore more services as soon as we can.”

City.Mobi

Also in Europe today, City.Mobi is celebrating the success of its new guide to London.

City.Mobi offers the most comprehensive mobile travel guides available, with over 800 cities in 200 countries listed. Each is developed by the City.Mobi team to combine into a single global travel directory.

However, each city retains its own mobile identity via a dedicated domain. Already on offer are Brussels.Mobi, Paris.Mobi, Sanfrancisco.Mobi and Sydney.Mobi.

London.Mobi is the latest in this illustrious line up, offering click to call functionality – which means no scribbling down telephone numbers.

Most entries are also linked to websites where users can quickly access more detailed information if needed.

Other key features include information on accommodation, restaurants, attractions, entertainment, nightlife, shopping, and transport.

City.Mobi guides include user reviews and traveller utilities such as a translation guide, currency converter, news and local weather guide.