A train and a car have collided this morning leading to chaos on Ayrshire railway lines.

Emergency services raced to the scene of the crash at 6.15am, in Johnstone.

ScotRail closed the line between Miliken Park and Johnstone, affecting services from Glasgow Central to Ayr, Largs and Androssan Harbour.

Now services are now running normally between Glasgow Central and Ayr, Largs and Ardrossan. 

Rescue crews helped remove the driver from the car and escorted nine passengers from the train. 

Nine Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) crews were rushed to the scene.

It is understood there were no life-threatening injuries. 

Replacement buses were in place between Milliken Park and Glasgow, using McGills Bus lines. 

ScotRail tickets can also be used on Stagecoach West buses between Largs/Ayr and Glasgow. 

A Police Scotland spokeswoman told the Glasgow Times: "A report was received around 6.15am on Saturday, 15 August 2020 that a train had collided with car near Johnstone, Renfrew.

“Emergency services are in attendance and there does not appear to be any life threatening injuries.”