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.

Monday, 4th March 2019, 5:32 am
Updated Monday, 4th March 2019, 8:57 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 9.30am

One lane is currently blocked in the A1(M) southbound following an accident between the junction with the A167 at Chester-Le-Street and the junction with the A690 at Carrville.

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Lane three is currently blocked following the collision which involved two vehicles. This incident has now been cleared.

METRO - update 9.30am

A service suspension is in place between North Shields-Monkseaton. Metro is operating a replacement bus service in the affected area, with ticket acceptance on the no 1, 11, W1 and W1A (Go North East) and 57, 57A, and 51 (Arriva).

SHIELDS FERRY - update 9.30am

The ferry service has returned to running it's normal service this week following a closure for works last week.


There are no reports of any delays.


There are no reports of any delays.

RAIL -update 9.30am

There are no reports of delays.

BUSES -update 9.30am

There are no reports of any delays.