Disruption to the Caledonian Sleeper companies will proceed into subsequent week following harm to a prepare’s wheels.
Some companies between Edinburgh and London are cancelled on Sunday and Monday, with Glasgow companies affected on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Serco, which runs the sleeper, mentioned wheels have been broken when emergency brakes got here on final Tuesday evening.
The issues observe the introduction of the new £150m fleet, which started working on the finish of April.
A substitute bus picked up clients within the West Midlands within the early hours of Wednesday after the emergency brake deployed on a Scotland-bound prepare.
This meant the wheels have been dragged alongside the tracks, leading to “wheel flats” the place a part of the steel is worn away by friction.
Since then quite a few companies have been cancelled, and Caledonian Sleeper has now introduced the disruption will proceed till Wednesday.
The cancelled companies are:
- Sunday’s London Euston to Edinburgh service
- Monday’s Edinburgh to London Euston service
- Tuesday’s London Euston to Glasgow Central service
- Wednesday’s Glasgow Central to London Euston service
Serco managing director of the Caledonian Sleeper Ryan Flaherty mentioned: “A number of of our carriages sustained wheel flats following a deployment of the emergency brake on the Lowlander service between London and Scotland on Tuesday evening.
“Consequently, now we have needed to cancel quite a few deliberate companies whereas repairs are carried out. We apologise to these company affected and have taken steps to offer them as a lot discover as attainable.
“We are working hard to ensure the carriages are back in service as soon as possible.”
Passengers have been supplied a full refund. In the event that they nonetheless require in a single day journey, various coach transportation has been organized.