Tyne and Wear Metro line fully reopens after power fault

A power fault which closed part of the Tyne and Wear Metro system in a second day of misery for travellers, has now been corrected.
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The scene of the crash. Picture by: Paul Sykes.

Road reopens after overturned car blocks A19 off-slip at Sunderland

The road has been reopened after a car overturned on the A19 off-slip at the A183 Chester Road junction.
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A two-vehicle crash has blocked two lanes of the A1.

A1 crash cleared - lanes reopen

Both lanes reopen after after two-vehicle crash on A1
Traffic is building up while improvement works are going on at Lindisfarne Roundabout.

Jam-busting work at busy A19 junction is on schedule

A major overhaul of a busy South Tyneside junction is on time and on budget, the company behind the work has claimed.

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Metro services have been disrupted between South Shields and Hebburn

UPDATE: Metro services resume after South Shields-Hebburn line reopens

There was misery for Metro passengers in South Tyneside on Sunday as an overhead line fault meant no trains were running between South Shields and Hebburn for around eight hours.
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The scene of the accident at the junction of Anderson Street in South Shields. Pic by Kevin Townsley.

One person taken to hospital after car accident near South Shields town centre

One person has been taken to hospital following a car accident near South Shields town centre.

Why leaves on the line might delay your train journey

'Leaves on the line' might sound like an old British Rail excuse for poor punctuality, but it's a very real problem for rail operators at this time of year.
Two vehicle smash closes busy South Tyneside road

Two vehicle smash closes busy South Tyneside road

Lizard Lane is Whitburn is closed after an accident this morning.

Grand Central has increased the number of 'dry' services this weekend

Extra police on duty as Sunderland and Middlesbrough fans travel to London

Black Cats fans are being warned drunken behaviour on trains will not be tolerated as both Sunderland and Middlesbrough head for the Capital tomorrow.

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The Great North Air Ambulance was in attendance.

Police appeal after 'serious' crash in South Tyneside sees cyclist taken to hospital

Police are appealing for information after a man was taken to hospital following a serious collision in South Tyneside.
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The A19 at the Tyne Tunnel. Pic: Google.

Jarrow crash causes delays on A19 near Tyne Tunnel

A crash at Jarrow is causing delays northbound on the A19 near the Tyne Tunnel.

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Police want rail passengers to 'discreetly' text them about incidents and crimes on trains.

Police want people to 'discreetly' text them about incidents on trains - including smoking

Police are suggesting that rail travellers should text an incident alert - if they see a passenger smoking on a train.

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Parts of the A19 will be closed.

Motorists warned of delays due to road closures on A19 and A1M

Motorists should leave extra time for their journeys due to road closures.

Captain Robert Bull, 40, who died in a light aircraft crash, along with First Officer Francis Simmonds.

Captain's heart problems could be cause of fatal air crash of plane due to fly to Sunderland match

A fatal light aircraft crash could have been caused by the captain suffering a severe heart problem, accident investigators said.

Readers' backing for Tesco plans to fine those who wrongly park in disabled and parent and child bays

Tesco's decision to introduce fines for people who wrongly park in disabled or parent and child bays at its stores has been made with a largely positive response.

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Delays expected following two-vehicle smash on A19

Motorists heading north could face delays this morning following a two-vehicle collision on the A19.

The A19/A1231 junction. Photo: Google

A19 closed for nearly two hours after car flips over - two taken to hospital

The A19 southbound was closed for almost two hours after a car flipped over.

Fancy becoming a train driver?

Fancy becoming an East Coast train driver? No experience necessary, says Virgin Trains

Rail giant Virgin is launching a recruitment campaign for drivers ahead of a new fleet of trains which will "revolutionise" travel on its East Coast line.

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The A19 northbound leading to A1231. Pic: Google.

Car and lorry crash causes major rush-hour tailbacks on A19

A collision involving car and a lorry is causing major rush-hour tailbacks on the A19.

The ships are based off the coast of Tynemouth.

Mystery ships anchored off North East coast waiting to be auctioned off

Three ships which are anchored off the North East coast are showing no signs of leaving – two months after first sailing in.

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