SCOTRAIL has confirmed there will be widespread disruption this weekend due to heavy rain.

A yellow weather warning is currently in place for much of the east of Scotland.

In a post on Twitter/X, the train operator said: “Due to the forecasted heavy rain, this weekend, no trains will run between the Central Belt & Aberdeen/Inverness.

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“Customers travelling between Edinburgh or Glasgow & Aberdeen/Inverness need to change at Perth, for travel to Inverness, or Dundee for travel to Aberdeen.”

It confirmed that train shuttle services would run between:

  • Inverness & Perth
  • Aberdeen & Dundee

The shuttle service will be delayed however due to speed restrictions imposed as a precaution. 

It comes as the Scottish Environment Protection Agency has issued eight flood warnings which are currently in place across areas in Dundee and Angus and Tayside.

They include:

  • Kinnaird/Bridge of Dun
  • Inchbare
  • Finavon and Tannadice
  • Brechin
  • The River Isla at Coupar Angus
  • Kemphill to Bridge of Isla
  • Bridge of Ruthven to Leitfie
  • Aberbothrie