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

Good morning, here's the latest news on the traffic and travel across the region.

Tuesday, 9th April 2019, 6:32 am
Updated Tuesday, 9th April 2019, 6:19 pm
The A19.

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 6pm

A broken down van which was blocking one lane of the southbound A19 at Hylton Bridge has been removed.

METRO - update 8am

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There are delays of up to 15 mins to trains running between Sunderland and Newcastle this morning. There will be delays between University and South Gosforth due to a train being withdrawn from service due to a fault. Please leave extra time for your journey.

SHIELDS FERRY - update 8am

The ferry service is running to timetable.

NEWCASTLE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT- update 8am

There are no reports of any delays.

DURHAM TEES VALLEY AIRPORT -update 8am

There are no reports of any delays.

RAIL -update 8am

There are no reports of delays.

BUSES -update 8am

There are no reports of any delays.