North East news, traffic and travel LIVE: What you need to know
Good morning, here's the latest news on the traffic in 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 - update at 7.52am
Reports of congeston on the A19 between the A194 and A185 in South Tyneside.
TYNE AND WEAR METRO - at 6.20am
Metro bosses say thew first trains are leaving the stations.
BUSES -STAGECOACH, GO NORTH EAST, ARRIVA NORTH EAST - at 6.20am
There are no reports of any problems on the buses.
The ferry is not in operation.
NEWCASTLE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
No delays reported.
DURHAM TEES VALLEY AIRPORT
There are no reports of any delays.
RAIL - at 6.24am
Due to engineering works not being finished on time between Barnsley and Wakefield all lines are blocked.