Teenage motorist has been seriously injured after his car was hit by a train on a level crossing near Stranraer
The incident happened at 7.20am today, when the train ran into thick mud on the tracks. No one was injured.
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The M6 in Cumbria is blocked northbound between junctions 43 (Carlisle) and 44 (Carlisle North), due to an accident.
Cumbria Police is asking drivers who abandoned their cars on the A595 in Cumbria to contact them before trying to reach their vehicles.
The road remains closed because of snow between Millom and Ravensglass. The force said a "large number" of cars were left and drivers should call 101 for help.
More than 140 people spent the night in their cars in Dumfries and Galloway, with more than 500 in emergency accommodation.
In Cumbria, emergency services received 1500 weather-related calls in 24 hours, with snow drifts in some areas of up to 20 feet.
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The A595 from Dalton to Grizebeck is now open, however it is only passable with care.
The A6 from Shap Toll Bar to Kendal Caravans is closed due to drifting snow.
Snow drifting is making the A591 impassable at Thirlmere. Cumbria Police said a JCB digger was working to clear the snow, but drivers were advised to avoid the area.
The A697 in the Scottish Borders is closed in both directions between A6105 Wester Row (Greenlaw) and A68 (Carfraemill), due to snow and an accident involving nine vehicles.
Vehicles are stuck in the snow, causing problems between Coldstream and Lauder.
The A68 in the Scottish Borders is closed in both directions due to an accident between A6088 (Carter Bar) and the A696/A68.
All lanes have reopened on the M6 in Cumbria at Shap, following an earlier accident.
There are two lanes closed on the M6 in Cumbria at junction 36 (Shap), due to an overturned vehicle.
Emergency services are at the scene.
Traffic is starting to queue.