Glasgow & West Scotland

Alert after replica grenade found near railway station

Kelvindale Station Image copyright Google
Image caption Kelvindale Station was closed for almost three hours

A railway station in the west end of Glasgow has reopened after bomb disposal experts established a device found nearby was a replica grenade.

Kelvindale Station was closed for almost three hours after the discovery of an "unexploded device" on a canal path on Cleveden Road.

Police Scotland said the alarm was raised at 11:25 and a Royal Navy EOD team was sent to the scene.

The station was closed as a precaution but the rail line remained open.

The station and the road reopened at about 14:15.

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