Hundreds of thousand of visitors are expected into the region over the next four days for the Easter getaway.
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.
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.
Drivers are being warned about hazardous conditions due to strong winds and surface water on A66 between the A685 (Brough) and A67 (Bowes).
Callers have been reporting that there is a lot of standing water.
Police are currently dealing with a fallen tree which has closed the A595 at Jenkins Cross in Cumbria.
Motorists are asked to avoid the area by using the A596 via Wigton.
Delays of up to 45 minutes on Northern Rail between Carlisle and Whitehaven due to obstruction on the line at Aspatria.
There are reports of a vehicle on the line.
One lane is closed on the M6 southbound between junction 37 (Kendal) and junction 36 (Kirby Lonsdale), due to an accident.
Matrix sign set to 50 mph.