North East news, traffic and travel LIVE: What you need to know
Good afternoon. Here is the latest traffic and travel information from around the North East.
Follow us throughout the day as we update you with the latest information on transport services and what is happening on the roads.
TRAFFIC - 12.47pm
Chester Road in Sunderland is closed at the junction with Kayll Road due to an accident.
Emergency services are at the scene.
TYNE AND WEAR METRO - last update12.47pm
The failed train at South Shields has now been moved and trains are operating to all destinations, subject to delays between South Shields and St James.
Chichester platform 2 will now close again.
BUSES -STAGECOACH, GO NORTH EAST, ARRIVA NORTH EAST - last update 1.30pm
Go North East services in Chester Road have resumed after the earlier accident.
SHIELDS FERRY - last update 9.30am
No reported delays.
NEWCASTLE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT - last update 9.30am
Flight .B£7611 from Aberdeen, due at 7.40am, is now expected at 11.45am. Flight BE7612 from London City, due at 10.50am , is now due at 2.50pm.
Flight BM1102 to Brussels, due to leave at 10.15 am, has been cancelled.
Flight BE7611 to London city, due to depart at 8.05 am, is now expected to leave at 12.05pm. Flight BE7612, due to depart for Aberdeen at 11.15, is scheduled to leave at 3.15pm.
Flights BM1101 to Brussels, BM1135 to Stavanger and BM1107 to Brussels have been cancelled.
DURHAM TEES VALLEY AIRPORT - last update 9.30am
There are no reports of any delays.
RAIL - updated at 9.30am
No reported delays