Trains across Scotland have been delayed after a Caledonian Sleeper service broke down. 

The service, which has had a number of operational issues, broke down near Carnoustie station, blocking the line and causing a knock-on effect. 

Trains travelling to Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh and Glasgow have been affected.

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A ScotRail statement reads: “Due to a train fault at Carnoustie the Aberdeen line is blocked. Disruption is expected until 10am.

“Train services between Glasgow Queen Street and Aberdeen may be delayed or revised.

“The Caledonian Sleeper has developed a fault at Carnoustie is causing disruption to our services.

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“The on-train staff have said that the broken down service will not be able to move without assistance so this is currently being organised. We will update you once we get more information from the ground.”

A number of journeys have been revised and delayed. Replacement buses have been arranged.