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Construction work starts on £75million triple decker roundabout

Main construction work has started on the triple decker roundabout in North Tyneside, which will reduce congestion and improve journey time reliability for the thousands of drivers who use it every day.

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Revealed: Savings Shields Ferry customers could make in 2017

Shields Ferry customers with a pay as you go smartcard are set to be offered bigger savings in the new year.

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South Shields' Mile End Road car park

Council doubles parking profits to £329,000

South Tyneside saw the ‘profit’ from its parking operations more than double last year.

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Kippers

Put kippers back on North East trains, demands former police chief

A call for kippers to be put back on the menu of trains travelling along the East Coast Main Line is to be looked at by ministers.
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Metro services were halted in the aftermath of the incident in Gateshead.

Death on Metro line leads to suspension of service

A tragedy led the Metro service to be halted on a busy section of the system, with trains now running again.
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A Metro train.

Extra trains to run on Tyne and Wear Metro this Christmas

Extra trains are set to run on the Tyne and Wear Metro this festive season.

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The information issued by Nexus.

Christmas and New Year public transport times revealed for Tyne and Wear

The festive period will soon be in full swing - but if you're relying on public transport to get to your Christmas events, we have the information you need.
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Drivers are being warned to beware of ice on the region's roads this morning

Drivers warned to beware on icy North East roads

Drivers have been urged to take extra care this morning, with overnight frosts bringing ice to the region's roads.

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Today is the most dangerous day of the year to be on Britain's roads, according to a new study.

Why today is the most dangerous day of the year to be a driver

Today is the most dangerous day of the year to be on Britain's roads, according to a new study.

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The scene of a road traffic accident, as dangerous drivers who kill are set to face life sentences for the first time under a new crackdown.

Killer drivers could face life sentences under Government crackdown

Dangerous drivers who kill are set to face life sentences for the first time under a new crackdown.
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How £100million scheme could transform the A19

Work on a massive £100million scheme to cut congestion on the A19 takes a step closer today.
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Durham Station.

Gas leak at Durham station sparks major train delays

A gas leak at Durham station is causing major delays for train travelers.

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Rail passengers delayed after emergency services called to incident at Kings Cross

Passengers travelling from London Kings Cross to Sunderland are facing delays to services tonight after emergency services were called to the station.
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The Downhill junction

Drivers sceptical over major A19 road improvement scheme

Drivers appear sceptical that plans for a major road safety scheme and new bridge will be beneficial.

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The Government has announced extra funding to tackle potholes

£132,000 to fill potholes in South Tyneside – but is it enough?

Pothole problems are to be tackled head-on after South Tyneside Council bosses were given enough cash to fill in more than 2,000.

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Virgin Trains.

Rail services cancelled on East Coast Mainline after train derails at depot

Commuters are facing chaos this morning after a train derailed at a depot.

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In total, 197 people lost their lives on roads during rainfall in Great Britain last year

Slow down when it's wet, North East drivers urged as figures reveal seven were killed in the rain last year

North East drivers are being urged to slow down when it's raining after figures revealed seven people were killed and 82 more were seriously injured when driving in the rain in the last year.
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Shields Ferry services will resume tomorrow

Shields Ferry service to resume tomorrow

Shields Ferry services will resume tomorrow morning after more than a week out of commission.

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The Downhill Lane junction

Overhaul for roads around Sunderland's Nissan plant

Roads around Sunderland’s Nissan plant are set for a massive overhaul.
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Metros are delayed by 20 minutes after an ambulance was called for an unconscious passenger .

Metro delays after unconscious passenger taken to hospital

Commuters are facing delays on the Metro this morning after an unconscious passenger was taken to hospital.
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