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

The A19.
The A19.

Good morning. Here is the latest traffic and travel news from around the North East.

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

WEATHER - last update 10.15am

A frosty start with freezing fog before rain showers are expected later today.

Cloud is expected to increase in the afternoon with strengthening winds.

Maximum temperature 6 °C.

TRAFFIC - last update 10.15am

Drivers are being reminded that a stretch of the A19 will be down to one lane from 8pm to 6am from this evening as part of a junction improvement scheme.

TYNE AND WEAR METRO - last update 10.15am

All trains are running to timetable according to Metro.

BUSES -STAGECOACH, GO NORTH EAST, ARRIVA NORTH EAST - last update 10.15am

No reports of any delays on the region's bus services.

RAIL SERVICES - last update 10.15am

LNER says that the 9.30am Edinburgh to Kings Cross service has been cancelled throughout.

The company tweeted: "The 09:30 #Edinburgh to #KingsCross service will be cancelled throughout.

"Passengers are advised to travel on the 10:00 service from #Edinburgh which will call additionally at #BerwickUponTweed."

SHIELDS FERRY - last update 10.15am

There are no reports of delays to the Shields Ferry

NEWCASTLE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT - last update 10.15am

There seems to be no issues with flights from Newcastle International Airport.

DURHAM TEES VALLEY AIRPORT - last update 10.15am

There are no reported delays to flights.