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After flash flooding yesterday, residents have been cleaning up today. For many in the South Lakes it was a near miss, with delays on the roads rather than a huge number of flooded properties.
Trains between Carlisle and Newcastle are very busy today because of the closure of the line between Newcastle and Edinburgh. Extra carriages are being added where possible.
The Environment Agency has issued a flood warning for the River Eden in Carlisle following yesterday's heavy rain.
Low lying roads and car parks, residential and commercial properties close to Rickerby Park, Swifts and Stoneyholme Golf Courses are at risk.
The West Coast mainline has reopened after flash flooding closed the line yesterday afternoon.
A fire in the engine of a Virgin train between Carlisle and Glasgow caused further delays overnight, but Network Rail says services are now operating normally.
Dumfries and Galloway Police say 3 fire appliances are currently at the scene of the fire close to Moffat.
A Virgin Voyager train service from Birmingham caught fire when passing through the region earlier this evening.
Approximately 70 passengers are thought to have been travelling on the train at the time.
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A spokesperson for Virgin Trains has told ITV Border that the 17:20 Birmingham to Glasgow service caught fire near to Lockerbie station.
The train consisted of two diesel powered trains joined together.
Passengers are understood to have been evacuated from the front train then walked along the tracks to get onboard the rear train. The two trains are then thought to have been decoupled with the rear train used to return the passengers to Lockerbie station.
Replacement bus services were operating between Carlisle and Preston.
Dumfries and Galloway Police have confirmed to ITV Border that a Virgin Trains service passing through the region has set on fire close to Lockerbie.
Passengers were evacuated from the train.
The latest on the trains is that the West Coast Mainline is expected to remain closed until tomorrow morning - there are coaches running between Carlisle and Preston
Virgin Trains say rail replacement coaches are running between Carlisle and Preston after heavy flooding along parts of the West Coast Main Line.
The train operator says tickets for today will be valid for travel tomorrow and are advising people not to travel this evening.
Network Rail are working to clear the line but early estimates suggest it could be tomorrow morning when services can return to normal.
East Coast train services are also disrupted after a landslide near Berwick.
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There's been widespread flash flooding after storms battered the region for much of the afternoon.