Tayside and Central Scotland

Broughty Ferry lifeboat station busiest in Scotland

Broughty Ferry Lifeboat Image copyright RNLI
Image caption The station's volunteers responded to exactly the same number of calls in 2015

Broughty Ferry continues to be Scotland's busiest lifeboat station with crews called out 92 times in 2016.

The station's volunteers responded to exactly the same number of calls in 2015.

The all-weather lifeboat Elizabeth of Glamis was launched 33 times with the smaller inshore lifeboat called upon 59 times.

Broughty Ferry lifeboat station was also the 11th busiest in the UK last year.

The lifeboat crews rescued 29 people in 2016, an increase of 45% from the previous year.

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