An 11-year-old boy has been taken to hospital with potentially life-threatening injuries after the car he was in ended up on a railway line.
Reston Community Council's Barrie Forrest has led the campaign to get a railway station opened at Reston to link the area with Edinburgh.
People living in the village say the community is at risk if links with Edinburgh are not restored.
Michael Portillo speaks of his Settle Carlisle experience:
It's one of the World's Greatest Railway Journeys - and it was the line that refused to die.
The Settle Carlisle route was saved exactly 25 years ago and today flags were out as a special train made its way north from Leeds to Cumbria.
On board the celebration service were some of the campaigners who helped keep the scenic route open.
Fiona Armstrong joined them - and one famous face - on the memorable trip north…
A train carrying passengers celebrating 25 years since the Carlisle Settle route was saved arrived in Carlisle earlier this afternoon.
The train's journey began in Leeds at 9:32am this morning, 11 April.
It called at Shipley, Skipton, Settle and Appleby before arriving into Carlisle.
Former Transport Secretary, Michael Portillo, was on board. He made the final decision to save the line on this date in 1989.
The Carlisle Settle line was saved from closer 25 years ago today.
This footage is taken from a 1982 documentary voiced by Alan Cartner on the railway line.
Celebrations are due to begin to mark 25 years since the Carlisle to Settle railway line was saved.
It had been threatened with closure since the early 1980s until Michael Portillo, the transport secretary at the time, saved it.
A commemorative train ride will take place later this morning.
The new Tweed Valley Railway Path between Peebles and Innerleithen will be officially opened today by Scottish Environment Minister, Paul Wheelhouse.
The path, which follows the former railway line, will provide opportunities for walking, cycling and horse-riding.
Celebrations are being held for the 175th anniversary of the Newcastle to Carlisle railway line.
A special historical service will leave for Carlisle at 11.22am.
– John Gillott, Partnership Officer , Tyne Valley Community Rail Partnership
"We are delighted to celebrate the 175 years of Newcastle upon Tyne and Carlisle.
"The railway opened in parts from 1836, construction starting in 1830 and was the first coast to coast route in the world."
It is the oldest coast to coast passenger line in the UK and opened in 1838.
The RMT rail union are warning of a bleak year ahead for the railways.
They say fare rises coupled with the ongoing saga of the West Coast Mainline and the threat of industrial action, could mean an upset to rail services in the coming year.