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

Good morning. Here is the latest on the road and transport networks today.

Tuesday, 12th February 2019, 5:28 am
Updated Tuesday, 12th February 2019, 9:38 am
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 8.30am

Rather cloudy but patchy rain and drizzle largely restricted to western hills along with hill fog patches.

However, to the east it should be mainly dry perhaps with the odd brighter spell.

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Mild, but becoming breezy, especially across the hills.

Maximum temperature 12 °C.

TRAFFIC - last update 8.30am

According to the AA there are evere delays of 15 minutes and delays easing on A690 Durham Road Northbound between A182 Hillside Way and A19 (Herrington Interchange).

Average speed is down to 5mph.

There are delays of five minutes on A19 Northbound between Abingdon Way (Boldon Junction) and A19 (Tyne Tunnel).

Average speed 15 mph.

There is also slow traffic on the A167 Park Road North Northbound from Roman Avenue to Shields Road at Chester-le-Street.

Drivers on the A1 are facing delays of eight minutes which are easing Northbound between J63 A167 (Chester-Le-Street) and J65 A1 Western Bypass (Arnold Clark roundabout).

The average speed is at 15 mph.

TYNE AND WEAR METRO - last update 6.30am

Metro say that all scheduled trains are on time.


There are no reported delays to any bus services.

RAIL SERVICES - last update 8.30am

There are no delays to any services at present.

SHIELDS FERRY - last update 8.30am

There are no reports of delays to the Shields Ferry


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

DURHAM TEES VALLEY AIRPORT - last update 8.30am

There are no reported delays to flights.