- Tyne Tees
A ceremony is taking place for a new East Coast train which is being named after the famous Blaydon Races.
Our reporter Richard Salkeld is at Newcastle Central Station.
The song which has become a Geordie anthem was given a blessing at St Nicholas Cathedral to mark its anniversary.
This week sees the 150th anniversary of the famous Blaydon Races - celebrations began with an East Coast train named after the song.