A ScotRail worker has been attacked on-board a train near to Paisley Gilmore Street.

Delays and cancellations are to be expected on the line between Glasgow Central and Ardrossan Harbour, Ayr and Largs while emergency services attend the incident.

British Transport Police have appealed for witnesses as they continue to hunt for the suspect.

A spokesperson for the force said: "Officers were called to Paisley Gilmour Street station at 10.25am this morning following reports that a train conductor had been assaulted.

"Officers quickly attended however found no trace of the suspect. Enquiries are currently ongoing in the area.

"Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information is asked to contact BTP by texting 61016 or calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 174 of 24/10/19."

ScotRail confirmed on Twitter: "Police are dealing with an on board incident which is currently delayed at Paisley Gilmour Street.

"We will continue to work with them and update you as soon as we have more information.

"Services between Glasgow Central-Ardrossan Harbour , Glasgow Central-Ayr and Glasgow Central-Largs may be subject to delays/cancellations."