Trains suspended on East Coast mainline from Newcastle due to gas leak in Durham

Trains have been suspended due to gas leak in Durham
Trains have been suspended due to gas leak in Durham

Trains have been suspended on East Coast mainline due to a gas leak in Durham

Lines are closed with no rail traffic to depart southbound from Newcastle and no northbound from Darlington.

The incident is affecting Virgin Trains East Coast, CrossCountry and First Transpennine Express services.

The leak is reported to be near Durham's station.