A west end train station was closed this afternoon after police discovered an unexploded device.

Kelvindale station had been locked down as officers dealt with the finding at the side of the canal near to Cleveden Road.

Passengers were being diverted from the stop, however, the railway line remained open.

ScotRail said: "Due to police dealing with an incident near the railway at Kelvindale, trains btwn GLQ-Anniesland via Maryhill won't stop at Kelvindale."

Bomb disposal officers had been called to the scene.

A spokeswoman for Police Scotland said: "We were called to the scene around 11.25am on Wednesday morning where officers discovered an unexploded device on the canal path near to Cleveden Road.

"As a precaution the station has been shut but the railway line remains open.

"EOD have been called and inquiries are continuing."

Police and bomb disposal experts have since been told to stand down and cordons have now been removed.

The item found was confirmed to be a replica grenade.

Roads surrounding the station have also been reopened.

A spokeswoman for Police Scotland added: "EOD attended the scene and confirmed that it was not an explosive device."