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.
An Electric car scheme has been launched in the Lake District
Roads across Cumbria have been closed due to snow.
- A686 Hartside Pass is closed between Alston and Melmerby
- A66 closed between Brough and Bowes
- A5092 closed between Penny Bridge and Greenodd
The Corney Fell Road at Corney Millom is currently closed due to snow.
Motorists are being asked to use the main A595 road when travelling south until further notice.
It's been a day of disruption for hundreds of train passengers on both sides of the border.
Services on the West Coast mainline were severely disrupted after two freight trains collided just north of Penrith yesterday afternoon.
Replacement buses have been running for much of the day, as Katie Hunter reports:
The West Coast Mainline between Carlisle and Penrith is due to reopen this afternoon after two freight trains collided yesterday afternoon.
One of the drivers was injured.
Hundreds of passengers faced disruption, as Katie Hunter reports
Buses are now expected to replace trains between Carlisle and #Penrith until approximately 14:30
The rail line which was closed after a freight train derailed is due to re-open at 1pm.
A bus replacement service is currently in place to take passengers between Carlisle and Penrith.
Engineers are assessing railway track just north of Penrith after a train derailment.
Hundreds of commuters experienced delays this morning due to the line being closed.
It is expected to remain closed for the rest of the day.
Hundreds of commuters are experiencing travel disruption after a freight train derailment near Penrith. Buses are replacing trains between Carlisle and Penrith.