Cracks found on ScotRail trains after urgent safety checks – The Scotsman

ScotRail said a “small number” of its class 385 electric trains – which run on routes such as the main Edinburgh-Glasgow line – were affected.

It said a “handful of services” would run with half the normal carriages on Monday as a result.

Some of the fleet of 70 Hitachi-built trains, which are less than three years old, are undergoing further checks.

The cracks have been found in the chassis under the carriages, which, in a worst-case scenario is thought could cause a derailment.

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