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Further Northern strike action hits Cumbria

Credit: ITV Border

Northern passengers across Cumbria are facing more disruption today as RMT Union workers go on strike for 24 hours, over driver-only operated trains.

More than 1,300 services will run, the majority between 7am and 7pm.

For this strike day a number of new services have been added, including an evening peak service both ways from Carlisle to Newcastle.

Travellers are advised to:

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Debate to restore rail services

The debate will take place in Scottish Parliament today Credit: ITV Border

A campaign to try to restore direct rail services from Berwickshire to Edinburgh will be debated in the Scottish Parliament today.

A call's been made for Reston station near Eyemouth to be reopened. The debate has been secured by Borders MSP John Lamont.