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

Good morning, here is the latest from around the region.

By Fiona Thompson
Tuesday, 26 March, 2019, 05:46
Traffic heading towards Nissan on Downhill Lane in Sunderland, as show via the @NELiveTraffic camera network.

TRAFFIC - Highways England has reported that the planned works in a series of locations across the North East have now been removed.

These include between the A19 A186 Holystone to the A193 Howdon in both directions, between the A1 J73 northbound to J75 Blaydon Denton Burn and the A1M J56 at Barton to J52 at Catterick as well as between A184 Eastbound from White Mare Pool to Testos Roundabout at the A19. Updated at 6.30am.

TYNE AND WEAR METRO - The earlier delay between Wansbeck Road and South Hylton has now cleared. The service has said sorry for any inconvenience this caused. Updated 7.31am.

There are delays of up to 10 minutes to trains running between Wansbeck Road and South Hylton due to a train being held awaiting police attendance at Wansbeck Road. People have been asked to leave extra time for their journey. Updated at 7.07am.

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BUSES - STAGECOACH, GO NORTH EAST, ARRIVA NORTH EAST - No reported delays. Updated at 6.32am.

RAIL SERVICES - No reported issues


DURHAM TEES VALLEY AIRPORT - FlightBE7631 from Aberdeen at 9.35am has been cancelled, as has flight BE7632 to Aberdeen at 10.20am with passengers advised to contact the airline. Update 6.39am.