Ministerial statement on rail incident near Stonehaven

Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity Michael Matheson said:

“Our thoughts and condolences are with the family and friends of those who have lost their lives and those who were injured in this tragic rail incident near Stonehaven this morning.

“I attended the SGoRR meetings earlier and have been provided with regular updates on this very serious situation and I will continue to keep up to date with the latest developments. I also plan to meet with some of the emergency responders tomorrow morning.

“I would like to thank all the engineers and emergency services who are responding to this incident and the challenging conditions they are dealing with at this time.”


Published 12 Aug 2020