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Udder chaos: Fife trains delayed due to cow on tracks

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Services have been delayed by the cow

Trains in Fife have faced delays due to a cow on the tracks.

Passengers on the Fife Circle, including the Edinburgh to Glenrothes with Thornton service, reported delays on Tuesday evening after the incident near Lochgelly.

ScotRail’s journey check service confirmed it was due to an animals on the railway.

The 4.49pm service from Edinburgh to Fife ran nearly 20 minutes late as a result.

One traveller reported being “stuck on the train between Cowdenbeath and Lochgelly” due to the incident.

Others took to social media to poke fun at the delay.

One said: “It best mooooooooooove out of the way!”

Another posted: “Will be friesian cold standing there on its own.”

One other added: “ScotRail are milking it now.”

ScotRail services slashed

It comes as ScotRail passengers in Fife and beyond are facing significant disruption to services as a result of a pay dispute involving drivers.

Hundreds of services have been slashed across the country.

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