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The Queen's message following the train derailment in Aberdeenshire

Published 12 August 2020

The Queen has sent the following message of condolence to the Lord-Lieutenant of Kincardineshire:

It was with great sadness that I heard of the train derailment earlier today in Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire. 

The Duke of Edinburgh, and entire Royal Family, join me in sending our thoughts and prayers to the families of those who have died and those who have been injured.  Our thanks go out to the emergency services for their response and dedication.

Elizabeth R