RAIL services have been suspended on the Northern train between Appleby and Carlisle. 

A train has broken down between Appleby and Carlisle causing all lines to be blocked.

Rail services running through stations have been cancelled or suspended between Appleby and Carlisle.

Until the broken down train is moved all lines will remain closed and this disruption is expected to last up until 4pm today. 

A replacement bus has been requested to run in lieu of cancelled services and tickets are being accepted on TransPennine and Virgin services.