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

Good morning, here's the latest news on the traffic and travel across the region.

Thursday, 28th March 2019, 5:39 am
Updated Thursday, 28th March 2019, 8:03 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.

TRAFFIC - update 9am

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• The A19 northbound is partially blocked following an accident involving a can and three cars shortly after the A179 (Sheraton junction.)

• All lanes have been reopened after a HGV broke down on the A19 southbound at Easingtonbetween the A182 (Murton Interchange) to the A1086 (Little Thorpe junction).

• A road closure is in place in South Shields. The A183 Pier Parade will be closed daily between the junction of Lawe Road and the Sea Hotel for resurfacing works. The road will be closed today and tomorrow between 8am and 6pm.

METRO - update 9am

• There are delays of up to 15 minutes to trains running between Fellgate and South Hylton due to a technical fault with the level crossing at East Boldon.

Disruption cleared: One peak service operating between Monkseaton and Pelaw in both directions will not be operating this morning due to a train fault. Trains will call every 6-12 minutes between Monkseaton and Longbenton.

Disruption cleared:One peak service between Regent Centre and Pelaw will not be operating in both directions this morning due to a train fault.

Tyne and Wear Metro has apologised for any inconvenience caused.

SHIELDS FERRY - update 9am

The ferry service is running to timetable.


There are no reports of any delays.


There are no reports of any delays.

RAIL -update 9am

There are no reports of delays.

BUSES -update 9am

There are no reports of any delays.