A gas leak has severely disrupted train services for Dalmuir, Balloch and Helensburgh Central tonight.

ScotRail's website states more than 33 services for Glasgow, Milngavie, Dalmuir, Balloch, Helensburgh Central routes are affected.

The disruption is due to a gas leak.

The website states: "Due to a gas leak near the railway at Dalmarnock, all lines are blocked."

The issues was first raised at around 4pm and the disruption is expected to impact services until after 7pm.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service confirmed that they were called to Dalmarnock shortly before 5pm.

Firefighters are now working alongside specialist teams to identify the problem.

It comes after Scotrail shut off trains running through the East End station.

A spokesman for the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said: “The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service was alerted at 4.48pm on Thursday, October 12, to reports of a strong smell of fuel near Dalmarnock Train Station, Glasgow.

“Operations Control immediately mobilised three appliances and an Environmental Protection Unit to the scene and crews will work alongside a scientific advisor.”

Scotrail customers can use their tickets on First Bus services.

For more information, visit: www.scotrail.co.uk/