North East news, traffic and travel LIVE: What you need to know

Good morning, here's the latest news on the traffic in the region.

By Sue Kirby
Friday, 01 March, 2019, 05:24
The A19.

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TRAFFIC - update at 7.52am

Reports of congeston on the A19 between the A194 and A185 in South Tyneside.

TYNE AND WEAR METRO - at 6.20am

Metro bosses say thew first trains are leaving the stations.

BUSES -STAGECOACH, GO NORTH EAST, ARRIVA NORTH EAST - at 6.20am

There are no reports of any problems on the buses.

SHIELDS FERRY

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The ferry is not in operation.

NEWCASTLE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

No delays reported.

DURHAM TEES VALLEY AIRPORT

There are no reports of any delays.

RAIL - at 6.24am

Due to engineering works not being finished on time between Barnsley and Wakefield all lines are blocked.