Bypass to be closed overnight in major roundabout works

A busy Tyneside road will be closed overnight as part of a major roadworks project.

Roadworks at Heworth Roundabout

Drivers warned of Felling Bypass closure as Heworth Roundabout roadworks continue

Drivers are being warned that the Felling Bypass will close at Heworth Roundabout overnight from midnight on Sunday until 6am on Monday as work on the Heworth Roundabout presses ahead.

Charges for utility companies digging up roads will be rolled out across England to reduce congestion.

Companies face charges for digging up roads in bid to tackle congestion

Charges for utility companies digging up roads will be rolled out across England to reduce congestion, the Department for Transport (DfT) has announced.

Testo's roundabout

One person taken to hospital after collision partially closes southbound A19

One person was taken to hospital after an accident which partially closed  the A19 this afternoon.
There have been delays on the A194M. Picture by Google Maps.

Delays on key road after problems with ice

Drivers have faced delays this morning on a key North East road after work to remove ice from the carriageway.

Would you like to see more 20mph zones?

Would you like to see more 20mph zones where you live?

More than four lives a year have been saved since the introduction of 20mph zones in one of Britain's major cities, a study has found.

Delays on Metro after passenger requires treatment from paramedics

Delays are reported on the Metro service after an ambulance was called to treat a passenger who had fallen ill.


Inquiry launched into East Coast rail franchise

The decision to end the East Coast mainline rail franchise early is to be investigated by MPs.
Delays have been reported in the Sunderland area.

Delays on Metro after fault in Sunderland area

Metro passengers faced delays after a track circuit fault in the Sunderland area this morning.

First class quiet coaches to be scrapped on trains from North East

Passengers travelling from the North East to London, Scotland and York will no longer be able to opt for a quieter journey if they want to travel first class.

Pride of the Tyne is in for service.

Take a look at rarely seen view of Tyne ferry

Here’s a view of the Tyne ferry that people don’t see too often.


Motorcyclist pronounced dead at scene of off-road crash

A motorcyclist has been pronounced dead at the scene of an off-road smash.
An artist's impression of how the new interchange will look.

New South Shields transport hub undergoes security review to counter threat of terrorism

Security around South Tyneside’s planned new multi-million pound transport hub is being reviewed to counter the threat of terrorism, it has been confirmed.

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling. Picture: PA.

Government considering directly operating East Coast Mainline

The Government is considering directly operating the East Coast Mainline after Chris Grayling announced that the Stagecoach-led franchise would only be able to continue in its current form for a "very small number of months".
The delays are expected to continue until 10am today.

Train delays and cancellations between Edinburgh and Newcastle following signal fault

Rail passengers were told to expect delays and cancellations to trains travelling between Edinburgh and Newcastle today, with disruption expected until 10am.

Police near the scene of the incident.

Five taken to hospital after two A19 crashes

Five people were taken to hospital after two collisions on the A19 this afternoon.
The crash scene in Staneway, Leam Lane Estate. Credit: TWFRS.

Dramatic pictures as car careers into house

These are the dramatic pictures from the scene of a crash which left a car embedded in a house,.

A Virgin Train.

Newcastle fans hit by train chaos as Virgin Trains cancels London services

Newcastle fans heading to London for today's clash with Crystal Palace have been hit by train cancellations.

Our campaign wants an inquiry into accident levels on the A19.

North-East Labour MPs in joint plea to increase transport funding in the region

All 26 Labour MPs in the North East have signed a joint letter calling on the Government to increase transport funding in the region.
Commuters are being warned to expect delays.

Metro commuters face delays following power fault

Metro passengers are being warned to expect delays on services this morning due to an earlier power fault.
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