TWO women are being hunted after chanting sectarian songs on a train.

The incident happened on board the 9.54pm service between Edinburgh Haymarket and Helensburgh Central on 15 December last year.

Two women boarded the train at Haymarket and during the journey they chanted sectarian songs and were aggressive to other passengers. The songs included remarks referencing the killing of British soldiers.

Officers from British Transport Police are keen to speak to anyone who was on board the train and saw or heard what happened. 

The women are described as being two white females, the first is believed to be aged 25 to 35 with long brown hair. She was of medium build an wearing a black beret, black jacket and a black and cream jumper. She had bright red lipstick on.

The second woman is believed to be aged 20 to 30 with long blonde hair and of slim build. She was wearing a black jacket, pink t-shirt and had a pink handbag and pink earrings.

Anyone with information is asked to contact BTP by sending a text to 61016 or by calling 0800 40 50 40.