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.

Tuesday, 12th March 2019, 5:30 am
Updated Tuesday, 12th March 2019, 9:18 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 10.10am

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Cleared: One lane was blocked due to stalled truck on A1 Western Bypass Southbound between the A692 Lobley Hill Road to Kingsway South (Coalhouse Roundabout).

The police coned off the lane whilst the tyre fitter replaced the blown tyre on the HGV.

Cleared: A stalled vehicle which was partially blocking the A19 southbound from the A1231 Sunderland Highway to the A183 Chester Road has been removed.

METRO - update 10.10am

The service is running to timetable.

SHIELDS FERRY - update 10.10am

The ferry service is running it's normal service.


There are no reports of any delays.


There are no reports of any delays.

RAIL -update 10.10am

There are no reports of delays.

BUSES -update 10.10am

There are no reports of any delays.