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Last updated: 20/10/2020 17:01:00

Disruption between Aberdeen and Dundee until further notice

Affected routes

CrossCountry between Aberdeen and Plymouth

LNER between Aberdeen and Leeds / London Kings Cross

ScotRail between Aberdeen and Edinburgh / Glasgow Queen Street and also between Inverurie / Aberdeen and Montrose  

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All lines remain closed between Stonehaven and Montrose as the emergency services continue to work at the site of the derailed train near Stonehaven.

As a result of this, no trains can run between Stonehaven and Montrose. There is currently no estimate for when the line will fully reopen.


Amendments to service:

  • Trains are running between Aberdeen and Stonehaven, calling at Portlethen.
  • Trains are running between Montrose and Edinburgh (Monday to Saturday) and between Montrose and Dundee (Sunday).
  • Buses are running between Aberdeen and Dundee. Please note: due to social distancing on replacement buses, capacity is extremely limited.
  • Trains that usually run between Aberdeen and Glasgow Queen Street will be amended to run between Dundee and Glasgow Queen Street only.



Trains will not run between Aberdeen and Edinburgh. Replacement road transport is running between Aberdeen and Edinburgh in both directions. Buses should connect with train services, please speak with station staff for more information


Trains are unable to run between Aberdeen and Edinburgh. Rail replacement buses provided by CrossCountry will operate between Aberdeen, Dundee and Edinburgh in both directions.

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

Replacement bus travel advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility information, please use this page.

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages.

If you would like to follow this incident on Twitter, please use #Stonehaven

You may be entitled to compensation if you experience a delay in completing your journey today. Please keep your train ticket and make a note of your journey, as both will be required to support any claim.

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