Ayr train service resumes after hotel safety fears [BBC News]





Date: 19/12/2018

Rail services through Ayr are expected to return to normal, four months after a crumbling former hotel led to safety concerns.

An exclusion zone was extended around Ayr station in August after the building was found to be unsafe.

It led to serious disruption to services between Glasgow Central, Ayr, Girvan, Stranraer and Kilmarnock.

Train operator ScotRail said a full service would resume on Thursday, after the unsafe structure was contained.


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Rail services through Ayr have been disrupted since August, when a hotel next to the town's station was found to be unsafe.

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