Smash causes traffic delays on A19 in Sunderland

A two-vehicle smash on the A19 in Sunderland is causing delays for motorists.


One lane has reopened on the A19 following pile up

The A19 northbound now has one lane re-opened following the closure this morning near Peterlee due to a multi-vehicle collision.
Roadworks will be in place at Thinford roundabout.

Motorists being reminded of work starting on a major road

Drivers across the area are being reminded that roadworks are due to start on a busy County Durham road.

Herrington Interchange. Credit: Google.

Broken down lorry partially blocks A19 roundabout

A broken down lorry has partially blocked a busy roundabout on the A19.

Photographer Dean Matthews spotted this errant trampoline in Blackwood Road, Town End Farm, last night

Homes without power and travel restrictions in place as high winds batter North East

Around 300 homes across Wearside, South Tyneside and Durham are without power after high winds battered the North East.
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Boards in some Metro stations are displaying incorrect information this morning.

Metro boards were showing 'incorrect information'

Information boards in some Metro stations displayed wrong train times this morning
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The A19 southbound at the A1032 junction. Picture from Google Images.

North East traffic latest: broken down lorry closes one lane of A19

One lane of the A19 is closed southbound on Teesside.

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Stunning video shows arrival of Sunderland's new bridge pylon

The team behind Sunderland's new Wear Crossing have released a video showing the arrival of its massive central pylon in the city.
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Virgin Trains operate services through Doncaster.

Death on the tracks causes delays on East Coast Main Line

A person has been hit by a train, causing major delays to a number of services this morning.

The A19, north of the A690 junction

A19 lane closure after man spotted on bridge

One lane of the A19 was closed for a short time this afternoon, after a man climbed over the barriers of a bridge across the road.

The A frame for the New Wear Crossing is expected to arrive off the Port of Sunderland today.

New Wear Crossing centrepiece will arrive in Sunderland today

The centrepiece of the New Wear Crossing will sail into Sunderland this afternoon.

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Metro services are delayed after an ambulance was called

Metro delays after medical alert

Metro commuters are facing delays after a medical incident.


Air passengers can still fly despite strikes, British Airways announces

An airline has vowed to keep planes in the air during a strike by cabin crew.

A track fault near to East Boldon Metro station has caused delays.

Grit blamed after Metro service suspended on section of line due to track fault

Part of the Metro line was closed this afternoon after grit was said to be the cause of a track fault.
The A19 northbound close to the A183 Chester Road junction.

Rush hour tailbacks on A19 after two vehicles crash

Delays hit the A19 northbound after a collision near to a junction.
Newcastle International Airport achieved an on-time performance of more than 90% last year.

Newcastle named the world's most punctual small airport

Newcastle International Airport has been announced as the most punctual small airport in the world, with nine out of 10 flights leaving and arriving on time.

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An Arriva train

Rail workers to be balloted over strike action

Rail workers are to be balloted for strike action over a pay row.

The A1M southbound slip-road at Junction 63. Picture from Google Images

Accidents bring rush hour chaos to A1

A series of accidents has caused rush-hour chaos for drivers on the southbound A1.
Cars are gridlocked in overcrowded street

Cars are gridlocked in overcrowded street

Residents and council bosses are gridlocked over parking problems in a congested South Tyneside street.

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Commuters returning to work after the festive period are facing delays on the Metro this morning.

Metro passengers returning to work face New Year delays

Commuters returning to work after the festive period are facing delays on the Metro this morning.
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