Rail strikes hit Border region passengers

Commuters across Cumbria will face disruption on rail services today, as Northern Rail staff go on strike.

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RMT 'understands public frustration' over strikes

The union which organised strikes on Cumbria's railways today has defended the disruption caused to passengers.

The RMT called a walkout over Northern Rail's plans for introducing driver only trains.

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