Police appeal after Metro passenger headbutted during assault

A Metro passenger was grabbed around the neck and headbutted during an assault on board a train between South Hylton and Gateshead.
Have you signed our Safe A19 petition?

Nearly 70,000 sign petition urging more transport investment in Northern England

Almost 70,000 people have signed a petition demanding a Government U-turn on transport policy ahead of a summit meeting of northern political and business leaders this week.

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Northern rail passengers face more strike errors.

More misery for train passengers as unions announce new strikes on Northern line

Rail passengers face more misery in the latest round of strike action in a long-running safety dispute.
Traffic is diverted off the A19 northbound following a collision.

Hundreds back petition calling for a safety probe into the A19

Hundreds of people have signed our petition calling for an inquiry into safety on the A19.

Northbound traffic at a standstill on the A19.

Transport chiefs give their backing for our Safe A19 campaign

Council chiefs have given their support to the Gazette’s campaign for an inquiry into safety on the A19.

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Joan Nichols died when the tourist train she was travelling on in India was derailed.

Tourist train was travelling too fast before crash in which South Shields gran died

A tourist train which derailed in India, killing a South Shields gran and another woman, was going too fast, an inquest has heard.
Tailbacks are a regular problem on the A19 following collisions.

Top police officer backs our campaign to improve A19 road safety

Police are backing our campaign calling for the Government to improve road safety on the A19.

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Ryanair is calling for airports to limit the sale of alcohol to passengers

Airports asked to limit the amount of alcohol sold to passengers before flights

An airline is demanding UK airports limit the amount passengers can drink before boarding flights.

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Rail fares have increased twice as much as pay since 2010, according to new research ahead of news on how much prices will go up next year. Picture: PA.

Rail fares 'have risen twice as much as wages since 2010'

Rail fares have increased twice as much as pay since 2010, according to new research ahead of news on how much prices will go up next year.
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Queuing traffic on the A19.

'The A19 is a death gauntlet' - hundreds back our campaign to improve road safety

Hundreds of people are already backing a campaign calling for a Government enquiry into road safety on the A19.
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Police are appealing for witnesses after collision on the Coast Road

Biker in serious condition after colliding with van on a South Shields road

A motorcyclist has been airlifted to hospital in a serious condition after being involved in a collision on a South Tyneside road.
Tailbacks are a regular problem on the A19 following collisions.

Gazette campaign calls for Government inquiry into A19 safety after spate of crashes

Today, we are launching a new campaign calling on the Government to improve safety on the A19.

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Junction 19 of the M62 at Heywood, Greater Manchester, where a man fell from a motorway bridge. Credit: Google.

Sunderland fans heading to Bury game warned of huge tailbacks on M1 and M62

Sunderland fans heading to this evening's Bury game are warned of huge tailbacks on the M1 and M62.

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A study by the AA shows 70% of drivers would rather keep searching for a space to park than pay by mobile.

South Tyneside Council to continue with mobile payment parking scheme

Council bosses in South Tyneside are to continue providing drivers with an option to pay for parking by phone – despite a poll suggesting most motorists are not in favour of the payment system.

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The crash in John Reid Road.

Nobody seriously injured in South Shields crash say police

Nobody was seriously injured when a car and a van collided in South Shields earlier today, police have said.
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Holidaymakers are experiencing delays.

Britons urged to arrive early at European airports amid passport control chaos

UK holidaymakers flying home from Europe this weekend are being urged to arrive at airports at least three hours before their flight because of chaos caused by new passport controls.

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What do you think could improve driving on the A19?

What motorists have to say about A19 driving

The Government puts the cause of A19 collisions down to “driver behaviour” - and you agree.

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Queues on the A19 are a regular occurrence for drivers.

Vote: What improvements would you like to see on the A19?

Calls have been made to make the A19 route through the North East safer.

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Motorways may be covered in "large tunnels" to protect people from pollution

Motorways may be covered in 'tunnels' to protect neighbours from pollution

Large "tunnels" covering stretches of motorway to protect locals from dangerous levels of pollution are being considered by Highways England.

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The scene of a crash on the A19 at Easington in June photographed by Durham Constabulary.

Call for inquiry into A19 accident blackspots

The Government is being called on to carry out a review on the A19’s accident blackspots to save life and limb.

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