One of the main railways between Scotland and England has closed for the second time in 24 hours, as flooding brought chaos to the transport network.
Trains are unable to run between Glasgow and Carlisle on the West Coast mainline because of a problem with overhead wires. Buses are replacing trains between Carlisle and Glasgow.
The vast majority of homes left without power following this week's freak storms have been reconnected, according to suppliers.
Heavy rain has brought traffic chaos to the UK as flood waters closed railway lines and roads, and brought black-outs to the North East
Widespread disruption is expected to blight major transport routes for a second day after fierce storms battered England.