Sunderland to Newcastle bus service axed as changes announced to Wearside routes

The Sunderland to Newcastle bus service which connected communities without Metro stations to the two city centres has been axed in a shake-up.

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Northern rail users are facing more disruption to services next month.

Passengers face three more days of misery after new rail strike is called

Train travellers face three days of disruption after union leaders called a new strike amid the continuing row over rail safety.
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The A19 at Hylton Bridge in Sunderland.

A19 closed northbound after crash

The A19 has been closed following a traffic smash this morning.

A Metro train.

Delays on Metro system because of power issue

Commuters are facing delays on the Tyne and Wear Metro this morning due to a power issue.
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Hole opens up on South Shields road

A hole has opened up on a South Shields road overnight.


Newcastle voted nation's favourite airport

Sun-seekers should fly from Newcastle but avoid Luton, according to a poll of UK travellers.

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Passengers arriving at the North Terminal at Gatwick Airport, which is one of four British airports among the worst 10 in the world, according to new rankings. Picture by Philip Toscano/PA Wire

Four UK airports named among the world's worst

Four British airports are among the worst 10 in the world, according to new rankings.
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Timber Beech Road. Credit: Google.

Firefighters tackle blaze after van bursts into flames on Sunderland road

Firefighters have tackled a blaze after a van burst into flames on a Sunderland road.
A1 tailbacks due to broken down lorries.

Long tailbacks on A1 due to broken down lorries

Motorists are being warned of huge tailbacks on the A1 following the breakdown of two vehicles.

Possible delays following accident in Sunderland.

Lane closure in Sunderland due to crash

Motorists may face possible delays due to a crash in Sunderland.

The incident happened on Sunday, May 28.

Renewed appeal after 69-year-old suffers 'potentially life-changing' injuries in Sunderland crash

Police have issued another appeal for information after a man was left with 'potentially life-threatening' injuries when he was involved in a road accident in Sunderland.


South Shields parliamentary candidate in Tyne Tunnel protest

One of the candidates fighting for the South Shields seat took part in a protest at the Tyne Tunnel this morning.
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Metro services were disrupted by a trespasser this evening

Metro delays after trespasser on the line in Sunderland

Metro services in Sunderland were suspended for a short time this evening, due to a trespasser on the line.
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Traffic building omn the A19 at Testo's roundabout. Picture from NECA Traffic

Accidents cause delays on A19

Two accidents are causing delays on the A19.

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The accident scene on Sunday

Appeal after driver suffers 'potentially life-changing' injuries in Sunderland crash

Police have renewed an appeal for help after a man suffered 'potentially life-changing injuries' in a road accident in Sunderland.
A Metro train.

Metro delays in Sunderland and South Tyneside after ambulance is called

Metro services are currently delayed in Sunderland and South Tyneside after an ambulance was called.

The A182	Washington Highway/ A194(M) Roundabout. Credit: Google.

Emergency pot hole repairs block lanes on busy roundabout

Emergency pot hole repairs will lead to lane closures on a busy roundabout
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Police on the scene of where the accident happened.

Tributes to a grandfather killed at tractor rally.

The family of a man who was killed during a tractor rally in County Durham have paid tribute to him.

TransPennine Express services to Manchester will return to normal tomorrow

Cross country rail services return to normal after Manchester terror attack

Trans-Pennine rail services will return to normal tomorrow, as Manchester's Victoria train station reopens.
The scene yesterday

Appeal after fatal County Durham tractor crash

A driver lost his life when his vintage tractor left the road in County Durham yesterday.

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