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MetiNews.Com - Graphic image warning: Engineers discovered the culprit lying dead next to a partially chewed cable near Kirkcaldy train station in Fife on Saturday morning.
Breaking News ! A naughty rat who chewed through a power cable at a Scots train station sparking travel chaos has paid the ultimate price. The pesky critter was found lying dead next to a gnawed power line at the scene near Kirkcaldy train station in Fife on Saturday morning. ScotRail were alerted to a signalling fault at the busy transport hub shortly before 8am with trains being forced to travel at a slower speed than normal. The culprit received a deadly shock for its efforts (Image: Network Rail) Read More Related Articles How to get the latest Scottish news stories sent straight to your inbox with our newsletters Read More Related Articles 'Reverse, reverse!' Crash chaos as bemused driver fails to realise car is wrecked Engineers from Network Rail soon discovered the culprit lying dead next to a partially chewed cable. They tweeted: “We're responding to a damaged cable which is disrupting services in the Fife area. “Engineers are currently sourcing materials and will be on site shortly to repair the damage.
. One wrote: “Shocking how small cable thieves are getting these days.” Another added: “He would have got a right shock doing that.” While a third simply said: “Rats bad.”
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Train disruption continued throughout the morning but services eventually resumed as normal shortly before 1pm.
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