Today marks the busiest day of the year for the Carlisle Mail Centre.
They're expected to handle hundreds of thousands of letters, parcels and letters.
Royal Mail expects to handle hundreds of thousands of items of Christmas mail in Carlisle Mail Centre on its busiest day - December 18 2013.
Royal Mail staff across Cumbria will be working flat out to deliver a first class Christmas for all their customers.
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