HM Chief Inspector of Railways Stonehaven statement

12 August 2020

HM Chief Inspector of Railways Ian Prosser CBE, said: "We are saddened by today's incident and our thoughts are with the families and friends of those affected. ORR Inspectors are on site at Stonehaven, assisting in the preliminary investigation.

"We will work with other agencies, including RAIB, BTP and emergency services, to find out exactly what happened and identify the causes of this tragic incident."