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Engineer dies during railway viaduct inspection

15 Apr 10 An engineer has fallen 20m to his death while inspecting a railway viaduct in Scotland.

An engineer has fallen 20m to his death while inspecting a railway viaduct in Scotland.

The accident happened on Tuesday morning, when a “cherry picker” vehicle toppled over at Stewarton, East Ayrshire, according to the Glasgow Evening Times.

The 47-year-old, who has not been named, died at the scene.

He was working as a contractor for Network Rail, and is thought to have been employed by Glasgow contractors SW Global.

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