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

Good morning. Here is the latest information on the roads and other transport networks today.

Friday, 8th February 2019, 5:23 am
Updated Friday, 8th February 2019, 11:38 pm
The A19.

Follow us throughout the day as we update you with the latest information on transport services and what is happening on the roads.

WEATHER - last update 11.30am

Cloudy and windy with rain, heavy and persistent in places, particularly over western hills.

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Rain will clear eastwards through the afternoon to allow some sunny spells to develop.

Maximum temperature 10 °C.

TRAFFIC - last update 11.30am

There are no reports of any incidents on the region's roads at present.

TYNE AND WEAR METRO - last update 11.30am

There are also delays of up to 15 minutes between Pelaw and the airport due to a train being withdrawn.

BUSES -STAGECOACH, GO NORTH EAST, ARRIVA NORTH EAST - last update 11.30am

Go North East reports that Service X9 from Newcastle (06.25) will be operating with an approximate 15-minute delay due to an issue at the depot.

The firm has apologised to passengers for the delay.

RAIL SERVICES - last update 11.30am

There are no delays to any services at present.

SHIELDS FERRY - last update 11.30am

There are no reports of delays to the Shields Ferry

NEWCASTLE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT - last update 11.30am

There seems to be no issues with flights from Newcastle International Airport.

DURHAM TEES VALLEY AIRPORT - last update 11.30am

There are no reported delays to flights.