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Commuters relieved as West Coast Mainline reopens

The West Coast Mainline north of Carlisle has reopened after more than seven weeks of closure.

Thousands of people have faced long delays after Storm Frank damaged a viaduct on New Year's Eve, which led to the closure of the line.

Watch Matthew's Taylor report from the first day back on track:


Gritters to be sent out on Scottish Borders roads

Scottish Borders Council plans to grit roads in the Borders from 3:30pm today.

Rain warning cancelled for Dumfries and Galloway

The overnight force of Storm Gertrude has had little impact across Dumfries and Galloway.

The Met Office have cancelled the Yellow warning (be aware) for rain that was issued yesterday.

River levels across the region peaked overnight but have since dropped and remain at a safe and steady level.

Warnings for 70mph winds are still in place until this evening and commuters should drive accordingly to the weather.

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