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, 7th March 2019, 5:35 am
Updated Thursday, 7th March 2019, 9:23 am
B1285. Picture by Google

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TRAFFIC - update 10.15am

The road is currently closed. Picture credit Google

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A lane has been closed on the exit ramp of the A19 southbound at the A182 (Murton Interchange) due to a stalled vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

Cleared: Emergency services are at the scene of an accident which has happened on the B1285 near The Ranch at around 8am.

The road was closed at 5.50am and has now been reopened.

Cleared: Delays increasing on A1(M) Northbound between J63 A167 at Chester-Le-Street and J65 A1 Western Bypass. The average speed is 20mph.

METRO - update 10.15am

The service is running to timetable.

SHIELDS FERRY - update 10.15am

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 10.15am

There are no reports of delays.

BUSES -update 10.15am

There are no reports of any delays.