M8 chaos as crashes and breakdowns spark rush hour delays in Glasgow
Numerous accidents in both directions, in and out of Glasgow, caused major delays. Numerous accidents in both directions, in and out of Glasgow, caused major delays on Tuesday.
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A Highland cow caused rush-hour delays to trains around Glasgow after escaping from a country park.
Rail operator ScotRail initially tweeted about “reports of a couple of Highland Cows on the railway line at Busby”, in East Renfrewshire, at 8.48am on Tuesday.
However, at least one of the animals, described as an “absolute unit”, was spotted on the tracks at Pollokshaws West, which is on the same line and near Pollok Country Park.
NEW: We've had reports of a couple of Highland Cows on the railway line at. We think they're on the run from Pollok Park…We'll get them moooooved as soon as we can. Thanks for your patience. ???? ^Megan
Firefighters tackle huge vehicle blaze during rush hour on Edinburgh road
Police Scotland posted dramatic video of the incident which shows firefighters working to bring the blaze under control on Thursday evening.Emergency services were called to Wester Hailes Road in the west end of the city at around 5.30pm on Thursday evening.
Several Rail Runner passengers had a lengthy commute Tuesday morning after a train car plowed into a cow , and officials believe the cow was intentionally
But rail commuters faced two hours of delays in the when a cow wandered onto the tracks and brought rush hour services to a standstill. Trot along: The cow later wanders off along the track - oblivious to the railway chaos it was causing in Somerset yesterday. One witness, who was standing
— ScotRail (@ScotRail)
In a series of tweets, ScotRail said: “We’ve had reports of a couple of Highland Cows on the railway line at #Busby. We think they’re on the run from Pollok Park… We’ll get them moooooved as soon as we can. Thanks for your patience.
“Absolute unit spotted on the track at Pollokshaws West. Sorry if you’re being delayed due to this.
“@NetworkRailScot track staff on their way to attempt to encourage these coos to mooove back to the park.
“It’s not safe to attempt to pass the area at the moment. In this picture, you can see trains on both tracks are being held. We really appreciate your patience if you’re on board either train or at a station waiting.”
We've moved the animal clear of the railway assisted bystaff. services are returning to normal, though there is some disruption ongoing at Glasgow Central while trains which were unable to depart are moved from the station.
Farmers protest causing more traffic chaos as tractors head for M50 and Port Tunnel in Dublin
Motorists are facing rush-hour traffic chaosAnd now a convoy of vehicles driven by members of the Individual Farmers of Ireland are set to travel along the M50 southbound. A garda spokesman said: "Serious delays are now being experienced on the M50 southbound due to the farming sector protest.
AN ESCAPED cow caused chaos and saw rush hour traffic grind to a HALT. The escaped Highland cow , called Rica, left a busy road gridlocked and amused motorists just before 9am on Monday, before running off down a cul-de-sac.
Rail passengers experienced long delays and rush hour train cancellations this morning - because Rail passengers have been told to expect long delays and train cancellations because it is 'just too There were also problems on the Southern network as a sinkhole caused trains between Redhill in
— Network Rail Scotland (@NetworkRailSCOT)
The firm also said “services are being disrupted into Glasgow Central High Level at the moment due to several line issues across the Network”.
Network Rail said: “Our teams are beginning to arrive on site to deal with this issue and mooove this Highland Coo so trains can run again safely.”
The organisation then posted a video showing the animal being enticed off the line with a bucket of food.
A Glasgow City Council spokeswoman said the cow had been “retrieved safely” by staff from the park just before 10am.
She added the council was in contact with ScotRail to determine where the creature “breached the fence” and was also checking if it was more than one animal, with reports of a cow’s appearance in Busby.
Storm Brendan batters UK and Ireland with 80mph gusts .
Drivers were advised to take extra care on the roads during the hazardous conditions.A yellow wind warning issued by the Met Office – covering the west of the UK, the island of Ireland and the north-east coast of Scotland – is due to stay in place until midnight.