Thoughts and prayers with those involved in tragic train derailment: Provost

Following the tragic train derailment south of Stonehaven this morning, Provost of Aberdeenshire and Mearns Councillor, Bill Howatson, says his thoughts and condolences go out to all who have sadly died in the incident or been injured and to their families and friends.

Provost Howatson said: “Our thoughts and prayers are with everybody involved in the terrible train derailment near Stonehaven this morning.
 
“This is a harrowing time for all concerned and, on behalf of the council and all Aberdeenshire residents, I would like to thank the emergency services for their swift response to this tragic incident and their ongoing efforts at the scene.”