Busy Christmas getaway

It's set to be the busiest day of the year across the North East's travel network as people take to roads, rail and air to make sure they're home for Christmas

View all 4 updates ›

Full Report: The Christmas getaway begins

It's been one of the busiest days of the year on the roads and on airlines, as thousands began their Christmas getaway - either in the UK or to sunnier places.

This morning a number of roads across the region had long tailbacks. But, elsewhere this year there has been little disruption, or at least so far.

You can see the full report from Dan Ashby below.

More top news