Drivers face delays after crash on A19 in Sunderland

Motorists are facing tailbacks following a crash on the A19 this morning.
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Passengers on Northern Trains services face fresh disruption on April 8, after a fresh 24-hour strike was called.

Rail passengers face further disruption as fresh strike is called - on Grand National Day

Workers at three rail operators are to stage a fresh 24-hour strike on the day of the Grand National, as a bitter dispute over staffing and the role of conductors continues.
Queuing traffic on the A19.

Nine-vehicle smash causes rush-hour chaos on A19

A nine-vehicle collision on the A19 is causing rush-hour delays for drivers

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The proposed layout.

Major changes planned for key route into South Shields

Drivers are set to face more disruption as major changes are planned on a key route into South Shields.

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The A184 Newcastle Road. Picture from Google Images.

Diversions in place on route between Sunderland and South Tyneside

A major route linking Sunderland and South Tyneside is closed.

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Northern Rail staff are set to go on a 24-hour strike

Train strike expected to cause misery for thousands of commuters

A planned 24-hour strike by Northern Rail staff is expected to cause misery for commuters in the North East today.

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Drivers are being warned of major re-surfacing work set to take place on the A184 Newcastle Road next week. Pic by Google Maps.

Drivers warned of re-surfacing work on busy North East road

Drivers are being warned of major re-surfacing work set to take place on the A184 Newcastle Road next week.

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A broken down lorry in South Shields is causing delays for commuters this morning.

Broken down lorry in South Shields causes delays for commuters

A broken down lorry in South Shields which caused delays for commuters this morning has now been cleared, police have confirmed.
Northumbria Police are trying to protect cyclists.

See the problems cyclists have to cope with on our roads

A campaign has been launched to protect cyclists - after police released a terrifying video of several close shaves.

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There has been heavy traffic on the A19.

Two separate crashes cause delays on A19

Motorists have been facing heavy delays after two separate incidents on the A19 this morning.
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Newcastle Airport fears losing 900,000 passengers to Scotland as SNP plans to cut Air Passenger Duty

Transport chiefs have warned passengers may choose Scottish airports as Air Passenger Duty is devolved to Scotland if the Government fails to act.

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Alnmouth Station. Credit: Google.

Delays on East Coast mainline after person is hit by train

The East Coast mainline is blocked after a person was struck by a train in Northumberland.
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A Metro train.

Metro services delayed due to track fault

Commuters are facing delays this morning due to a track fault on the Tyne and Wear Metro.

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No Metro trains are running between Gateshead and Felling

Train failure hits Metro service

Metro trains are delayed between Gateshead and Felling after a broken down train had to be removed.
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Councillors Moira Smith and Neil Maxwell, with residents Tony Capeling and Patricia Tate, and scheme manager Derek Malcolm, with the new 20mph speed sign.

South Shields drivers warned of new 20mph speed limit

Drivers are being warned that a new 20mph speed limit has been put in place on a South Tyneside street.

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The Spirit Of The Tyne is marking its 10th anniversary.

Shields ferry celebrates 10th birthday

The newer of the River Tyne’s two passenger ferries is celebrating its tenth anniversary.

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Tyne and Wear Metro

Metro line suspended due to broken-down train

A metro line has been suspended due to a failed train.

Coach fire on A1M.

Dramatic coach fire on the A1M today

Fire crews were called to the A1M to tackle a coach on fire.
Here's what to do if your flight is delayed due to Storm Doris. Picture: Pixabay.

Storm Doris: Can I claim compensation for a delayed flight?

As Storm Doris batters the UK, with winds expected to reach up to 87mph, we spoke to the travel experts at airFair about whether passengers facing a delayed flight due to the bad weather are entitled to claim compensation.

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Winter weather is predicted to return to the North East later this week.

Snow warning for County Durham motorists

Motorists are warned to expect snowfall later this week as temperatures fall later this week.

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