The A167 Tyne Bridge is closed on the way to Newcastle. Three vehicles are involved between A184 Askew Road (Gateshead) and A167(M) Pilgrim Street Roundabout (Newcastle Upon Tyne).
No trains Benton - Shiremoor due to a police incident. More info to follow.
The A194 Leam Lane has been closed westbound due to a serious accident involving four vehicles between the A1300 John Reid Road/Auckland Terrace and the A19 at Lindisfarne roundabout.
There is queuing traffic heading from South Shields towards Gateshead.
There are currently no Tyne and Wear Metro services running between Bede and South Shields due to power supply problems. Tickets are being accepted on Go North East bus 27 services.
Five cars have been involved in a collision outside the Corner House at the crossroads of Heaton Road and the Coast Road in Newcastle this afternoon, August 20th.
Motorists are advised there has been a collision on Heaton Road/Coast Road and there may be traffic delays in the area
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Minor delays are possible on the A19 southbound exit slip to the A1046, due to a broken down vehicle closing one lane.
Normal traffic conditions are expected from around 9:30 am.
Motorists are being advised that there has been a collision on the Coast Road at Wallsend. Delays are expected.
The news that average rail fares could increase by around 3.5% next year sparked anger but also understanding among passengers in the region. Unions claim costs are rising too quickly for people, while the government says extra money is used to improve services.
Mickey Thompson, from the RMT Union, claims that a rise in rail fares would be unjust to passengers: