Fire caused by oil

Leaking oil caused the fire on a Glasgow-bound train at Beattock last Thurs night.

Leaking oil blamed for fire on train

600 passengers had to be transfered from a train after a fire broke out in a carriage while it was traveling near Beattock last Thursday evening.

Dumfries and Galloway fire service today confirmed the cause of the fire as due to leaking oil under one of the carriages which caught light.

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