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.

By Poppy Kennedy
Friday, 26 April, 2019, 06:31
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 8.15am

The A66 is now closed in both directions due to serious road traffic collision from the airport westbound and Long Newton eastbound to Cleveland. Avoid the area.

METRO - update 8.15am

The Metro is running to timetable.

SHIELDS FERRY - update 8.15am

The ferry service is running to timetable.

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NEWCASTLE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT- update 8.15am

There are no reports of any delays.

DURHAM TEES VALLEY AIRPORT -update 8.15am

There are no reports of any delays.

RAIL -update 8.15am

There are no reports of delays.

BUSES -update 8.15am

There are no reports of delays.