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

Good morning. Here is the latest from around the region.

Monday, 3rd June 2019, 06:34 am
There have been problems on the Metro this morning.

TRAFFIC - North East Traffic Live has said on the A1231 southbound, there is traffic starting to build up on the approach to J65 of the A1 Western Bypass from the Mill House roundabout. Updated at 8.16am.

It is warning of delays on the A690 Durham Road heading into #Sunderland approaching the A19 in East Herrington with tail backs to the Stony Gate junction.

It also says on the A194 Leam Lane in Jarrow, there are delays westbound and traffic building up on the approach to the A194(M) Whitemare Pool roundabout with tail backs towards the Lakeside Inn. Updated at 8.14am.

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A broken down car which had been causing issues on the A19 and A184 at Testo's Roundabout at Boldon has been moved.

Police were called to help deal with the incident and assist with the vehicle's recovery. Updated at 7.30am.

Cleveland Police has issued a road closure update about a protest and has asked drivers to use alternative routes until further notice. The affected routes are Broadway (eastbound) at Birchington Avenue A66 junction with Church Lane Greystones roundabout onto the A1053 (open to lorries only.)

TYNE AND WEAR METRO - The service has said that due to the earlier failed train the passenger information displays - electronic signs overhead - are not displaying the correct details in some areas. Trains are running to all destinations and are frequent. Updated at 10.19am.

The Metros are now running again on the line between Heworth and Gateshead Stadium after a train failed earlier. Updated at 9.53am.

Part of the Metro line has been suspended due to a failed train. Updated at 9.38am.

One peak service will not run this morning. The times are: 6.40am South Gosforth - Pelaw 7.08am Pelaw - Monkseaton 7.53am Monkseaton - Pelaw 8.38am Pelaw - Regent Centre. The service has apologised for any inconvenience caused. Updated at 6.16am.

Earlier, the service saud one core service will not run for the first hour of its journey this morning, due to driver resource.

This will affect those travelling between South Shields and Newcastle.

The train withdrawn was the 5.43am from Benton 6.30am from South Shields.

BUSES - Go North East has said the 93 Service from Gateshead at 5.08am would depart 10 minutes late due to a vehicle fault and apologised for any inconvenience caused. Updated at 6.18am.

RAIL SERVICES - There are no reported delays.

NEWCASTLE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT - The Tui flight TOM727 from Cancun which had been due at 9.55am is now expected at 11.07am. Updated at 6.20am.

DURHAM TEES VALLEY AIRPORT - There are no issues with flights in or out of the airport.