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All rail routes North of Carlisle are now open for normal service.
The routes were initially closed due to damage to a viaduct north of Carlisle station and were not expected to reopen until 2 January.
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The West Coast rail between Workington and Carlisle remains closed following heavy rain and landslides overnight.
Two track side land-slips at Wigton and Aspatria, and four seperate floods at Maryport have led Northern Rail to close services on the line until further notice.
Train services are being replaced by buses between Workington and Carlisle until further notice. We have members of our station team at Workington and Carlisle to assist.
We would like to apologise to our customers for this disruption. Network Rail engineers are working hard to return the railway to us as soon as possible."
All lines on the Virgin North Lakes train service as currently closed due to a fallen tree at Penrith.
Virgin Trains say delays of up to 20 minutes should be expected.
Network Rail says "lessons will be learned" after a train derailment which is likely to cause two weeks of disruption.
Two trains involved in engineering work collided on Saturday. No one was hurt but the line between Dumfries and Kilmarnock is closed.
Katie Hunter reports: