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Air ambulance flies one man to hospital after accident closes A1M in both directions

A man has been flown to hospital after a crash on the A1M in County Durham.
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Your roadworks update for Thursday.

Roadworks Round-up: Where you might see delays in Hartlepool on Thursday, February 22

Here is a list of roadworks likely to cause problems for drivers around Hartlepool and East Durham on Thursday:

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The railway line in East Durham.

Funding boost for new railway station hoped to open in two years time

A new multi-million pound railway station project has been given council backing in its latest budget.

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Roadworks Round-up: Where you're likely to face traffic woes in Hartlepool on Wednesday February 21

Here is a list of roadworks likely to cause problems for drivers around Hartlepool and East Durham:

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Activists are calling on Transport Secretary Chris Grayling not to "bail out" the Stagecoach/Virgin franchise for the East Coast Mainline. Pic: PA.

Government urged to return East Coast Mainline to public ownership

A petition calling for the East Coast Mainline to be brought back into public ownership will be handed to the Government today ahead of a decision on its future.

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Chester-le-Track is based at Chester-le-Street railway station, as well as Eaglescliffe, but will close at the end of next month. Image copyright Google Maps.

Station toilets and waiting room to close as face-to-face train ticket firm announces its closure

A firm which sold passengers train tickets over the counter has confirmed it will shut down, leaving a station unstaffed.
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Roadworks Round-up: Closures and delays in the Hartlepool and East Durham area on Tuesday 20/02/2018

Here are the roadworks which may cause problems for drivers in and around Hartlepool and East Durham:

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Roadworks Round-Up.

Traffic watch: The roadworks which could cause delays around Hartlepool on Monday

Here's the roadworks which might cause traffic delays in Hartlepool and East Durham as we start another week.
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Charges for utility companies digging up roads will be rolled out across England to reduce congestion.

Companies face charges for digging up roads in bid to tackle congestion

Charges for utility companies digging up roads will be rolled out across England to reduce congestion, the Department for Transport (DfT) has announced.

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Sunderland Railway Station.

Train staff to strike again over 'safety dispute' with rail bosses

Train staff are set to go on strike again as part of a safety dispute with rail bosses.

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Would you like to see more 20mph zones?

Would you like to see more 20mph zones where you live?

More than four lives a year have been saved since the introduction of 20mph zones in one of Britain's major cities, a study has found.
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Wiltshire Way. Picture from Google Images

Police hunt hit-and-run driver after three hurt in Hartlepool road accident

Police are hunting a hit-and-run driver who fled the scene of a crash which left three people needing hospital treatment in Hartlepool.
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Inquiry launched into East Coast rail franchise

The decision to end the East Coast mainline rail franchise early is to be investigated by MPs.
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First class quiet coaches to be scrapped on trains from North East

Passengers travelling from the North East to London, Scotland and York will no longer be able to opt for a quieter journey if they want to travel first class.

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Officers caught 28 drivers using their mobile phones in a week-long clampdown.

Drivers caught out using mobile phones in clampdown

Drivers have again been warned not to use their mobile phones while driving after almost 30 were caught out in a week-long campaign.
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Transport Secretary Chris Grayling. Picture: PA.

Government considering directly operating East Coast Mainline

The Government is considering directly operating the East Coast Mainline after Chris Grayling announced that the Stagecoach-led franchise would only be able to continue in its current form for a "very small number of months".
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Muriel Zeugner, who died after being struck by a car.

Family of grandmother who died after being hit by car in Hartlepool pay tribute

The family of a Hartlepool grandmother who died after being hit by a car have paid tribute to a 'well-liked' member of the community.

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The delays are expected to continue until 10am today.

Train delays and cancellations between Edinburgh and Newcastle following signal fault

Rail passengers were told to expect delays and cancellations to trains travelling between Edinburgh and Newcastle today, with disruption expected until 10am.

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Northern Rail which provides rail services for Sunderland and Hartlepool, has unveiled its first state-of-the-art train which is due to become part of the network.

Check out the new Northern Rail trains set for the region

Rail passengers in the North East will soon be travelling on brand new trains thanks to a multi-million pound investment from Northern Rail.

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Police near the scene of the incident.

Five taken to hospital after two A19 crashes

Five people were taken to hospital after two collisions on the A19 this afternoon.
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