A man is due in court charged with attempted murder after a toddler was hit by a train.

Transport police and paramedics were called to Garrowhill station in Glasgow's East End last Sunday evening in response to reports of a man and two-year-old boy on the tracks.

The pair were rushed to hospital after being hit by a train. 

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The 26-year-old was subsequently arrested on suspicion of attempted murder. 

Today officers have confirmed that he has been charged with the alleged incident. 

He has been released from hospital and will be held in custody until he appears at Glasgow Sheriff Court on Friday, July 7. 

The child was discharged from hospital earlier this week. 

A British Transport Police spokesperson said: "A 26-year-old man has now been charged with attempted murder following an incident at Garrowhill station on July 2.

"He was discharged from hospital today (July 6) and will be remanded in custody until his appearance at Glasgow Sheriff Court tomorrow (July 7).

"The two-year-old child was released from hospital earlier this week. A report will be prepared for the Procurator Fiscal.”