Virgin Trains puts 300,000 half-price East Coast tickets up for sale

Black Friday will come early for customers on Virgin Trains’ East Coast route tomorrow.

A photo tweeted by @NECATraffic showing a build up on the A690 towards Sunderland.

Two vehicle collision causes queues on A19

A crash closed both lanes of the A19 causing a long tailback.
The incident happened on the A19 near Billingham. Picture by Google Maps.

Man charged after crash which caused five-mile tailbacks on A19

An 18-year-old man has been charged with a number of offences after a crash on the A19 which caused five miles of tailbacks.

The all weather lifeboat opposite the sunken fishing boat. Pic by RNLI/Tom Collins.

Hartlepool RNLI rescue three people after fishing boat sinks

Lifeboat volunteers rescued three people off the coast of Hartlepool after their fishing boat sunk.

The incident took place near Hartlepool on the A19. Image by Google Maps.

Emergency services attend as car turns onto its side on A19 near Hartlepool

A lane of the A19 near Hartlepool was closed after a car went onto its side.
More rail strikes take place on Wednesday.

What North-East train services are affected by Wednesday's rail strike?

Rail passengers face further disruption on Wednesday during the latest in a series of strikes by train staff.
Grahame Morris is calling on the Government to take action on the A19.

A19 ‘too often is left at a standstill for hours on end’ says campaigning MP

The Government has been taken to task over pumping an “embarrassment of riches” into the south while the A19 and other areas of the North East’s transport system flounders.

The road will be closed for 20 hours. Picture by Google Maps.

Key Hartlepool road to be closed this weekend

A key route into Hartlepool will be closed for part of the weekend as essential work is carried out.

The parking charges were introduced on an experimental basis earlier this year.

Consultation event set to discuss controversial parking charges in Seaton Carew

Council bosses are seeking more feedback on controversial parking charges introduced in Seaton Carew – ahead of a “full review”.

Virgin trains have been cancelled and delayed due to a track fault.

Virgin Trains East Coast services delayed due to track fault

Passengers travelling with Virgin Trains East Coast are facing disruption today due to an earlier track fault.
Mike Hill, MP, with Bryn Flicker of Helios Technologies.

Mike Hill: Our transport links in the North East need to be improved

We live on a small island and it should be relatively easy to travel across our country or from one end to the other. I say ‘should’ because for many people that notion bears no relation to their daily reality.


No serious injuries reported in A19 crash as road reopens

Police confirm nobody was seriously injured in A19 crash
Rail travellers could lose out by not buying tickets now.

Christmas rail passengers face price hike if they wait to buy tickets

Rail travellers face paying up to twice as much for their Christmas getaway if they wait until December to book a ticket.

Reports of accident on A19.

Drivers suffering rush hour delays on A19 and A1(M)

Motorists are being advised of a build up of traffic on busy main roads.

Watch dramatic footage as plane is forced to abort landing during Storm Orphelia

A Ryanair holiday flight was forced to divert to Manchester after aborting its landing at Leeds Bradford Airport with just seconds to spare.

Hylton Bridge.

Motorcyclist injured as rush-hour crash causes tailbacks on the A19

A motorcyclist suffered minor injuries in a rush-hour crash which is still causing major disruption on the A19

Green light for £1.2m Hartlepool town centre road scheme

A £1.2m road scheme to improve links between Hartlepool town centre and the marina has been given the green light.

Traffic on Hylton Bridge.

Three-vehicle rush-hour smash blocks A19

A three-vehicle rush-hour smash has blocked the A19.
Dominic Raab - Why tougher sentences for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

Dominic Raab - Why tougher sentences for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

In a split second, someone’s life can be changed forever.

The Great North Air Ambulance at the scene of this morning's crash. Picture: GNAAS

Man fighting for life after horrific A19 smash

A man is fighting for life and three others are seriously injured after a horrifc crash on the A19 this morning
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