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

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

Monday, 1st April 2019, 6:37 am
Updated Monday, 1st April 2019, 12:04 pm
The A19.

TRAFFIC - last update 10.06 am

There are no reports of any traffic problems as yet.

TYNE AND WEAR METRO - last update 10.08am

There are no reports of any delays.

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BUSES -STAGECOACH, GO NORTH EAST, ARRIVA NORTH EAST - last update 12pm

Stagecoach has announced that the closure of Sea Road and Pier Parade is closed today for resurfacing work affecting the E1 bus.

The changes to the route are as follows:

* Service E1 towards South Shields - will operate along Mowbray Road and Sea Road as normal as far as Beach Road, where the service will divert and travel non-stop via Beach Road and Anderson Street, re-joining the normal route on Winchester Street.

* Service E1 towards Sunderland – will operate normal route along Ocean Road before diverting non-stop via Seafield Terrace, Seaview Terrace and Beach Road returning to normal route on Sea Road towards the New Crown pub.

* Passengers towards South Shields should use the stops at The New Crown, Sea Road or Winchester Street for their journey whilst passengers towards Sunderland should use the stops on Ocean Road, Sea Road or The New Crown as normal.

RAIL SERVICES - last update 10.06am

All trains are running to schedule at present.

NEWCASTLE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT - last update 10.08am

There are no reported delays.

DURHAM TEES VALLEY AIRPORT - last update 10.08am

There are no reported delays.

SHIELDS FERRY - last update 10.06am

There are no reported delays.