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

Here is the latest from around the region.

By David Allison
Wednesday, 20 March, 2019, 05:32
The A19.

TRAFFIC - last update 5.35pm

An HGV with a blown-out tyre is blocking lane 2 of the northbound A19 on the approach to Testo's Roundabout.

A closure in place and recovery is awaited.

TYNE AND WEAR METRO - last update 7.10am

There are no reports of any delays.

BUSES -STAGECOACH, GO NORTH EAST, ARRIVA NORTH EAST - last update 7.10am

There are no reported delays to any bus services.

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RAIL SERVICES - last update 7.10am

Lines have been left blocked due to trespassers on lines between Durham and Newcastle.

Services between Darlington and Newcastle have been affected as a result.

NEWCASTLE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT - last update 7.10am

There are no reported delays.

DURHAM TEES VALLEY AIRPORT - last update 7.10am

There are no reported delays.