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

The A19.
The A19.

Good morning. Here is the latest information on the roads and other travel networks.

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 12.30pm

A chilly start to the day, with patches of frost and fog.

These gradually clearing through the morning to leave another dry and mild day with prolonged spells of sunshine.

Becoming breezier later in the day.

Maximum temperature 12 °C.

TRAFFIC - last update 12.30pm

There are reports of very slow traffic in the Washington area on the A1231 Westbound from Blackfell Road to A1(M) J65 (Arnold Clark roundabout).

There is also slow traffic on the A19 Southbound in Sunderland before the turn-off A690 Durham Road (Herrington Interchange).

TYNE AND WEAR METRO - last update 12.30am

There is a 15-minute delay between the Airport and South Hylton and a 15-minute delay between St James' in Newcastle and South Shields due to a failed train.

BUSES -STAGECOACH, GO NORTH EAST, ARRIVA NORTH EAST - last update 12.30pm

There are no reported delays to any bus services.

RAIL SERVICES - last update 12.30pm

There are delays expected to last until 3.30pm after a person was hit by a train near Northallerton station.

SHIELDS FERRY - last update 12.30pm

There are no reports of delays to the Shields Ferry

NEWCASTLE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT - last update 12.30pm

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

DURHAM TEES VALLEY AIRPORT - last update 12.30pm

There are no reported delays to flights.