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.

Wednesday, 17th April 2019, 6:17 am
Updated Wednesday, 17th April 2019, 9:19 am
The A19.

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TRAFFIC - update 7.35

The traffic lights on the A1058 eastbound exit slip to Silverlink Roundabout and on the roundabout itself are not working this morning due to fault. Technicians have been informed.

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METRO - 7.35am

Delays of up to 15 mins to trains running between Felling and South Shields due to a train being withdrawn from service due to a fault.

There are delays of up to 10 minutes to trains running between Pelaw and St James and Pelaw and Airport due to a points failure in the sidings at Pelaw.


The ferry service is running to timetable.


There are no reports of any delays.


There are no reports of any delays.

RAIL - update at 9.15am

Due to trespassers on the railway at Harrogate all lines are blocked.

Newcastle Central Station, TransPennine Express 8.29am from Liverpool Lime Street has been delayed until 8.54am due to train crew being delayed.

BUSES - 6.15am

There are no reports of any delays.