North East news, traffic and travel LIVE: What you need to know

Good morning, here's the latest on the roads, rail and the region's airports.

Friday, 8th March 2019, 6:18 am
Updated Monday, 11th March 2019, 6:08 am
We will bring you the latest on the roads and transport services across the region.

Follow us throughout the day as we update you with the latest information on transport services and what is happening on the roads.

TRAFFIC - There are no delays reported so far this morning.

*Highways England has reported the section between Newton Aycliffe at junction 59 and junction 60 at Bradbury has now reopened following a crash which happened at around 6pm on Sunday. Updated 6.45am

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TYNE AND WEAR METRO - There are no delays reported so far this morning.

*Passengers are reminded that there are no trains North Shields – Monkseaton due to bridge modernisation works. A replacement bus, the number 900, is running in the affected area.

Updated 6.50am.


Go North East has said the 6.30am Service 21 from Durham is not operating due to a breakdown. The 6.42am service is operating. Updated 6.50am

RAIL - National Rail has not reported any issues across the region. Updated 6.30am.

SHIELDS FERRY - The ferry is running a normal service this Monday. Updated 6.49am

NEWCASTLE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT - No reported delays. Updated 6.30am

DURHAM TEES VALLEY AIRPORT - There are no issues reported for its departures or arrivals. Updated 6.30am