The North East and Yorkshire escaped the worst of the storm which hit this south of the country this morning but its far-reaching effects have been felt by commuters in the region.
All trains from the North East to London were terminating at Peterbrough, outside the capital, because of flooding on the tracks and problems with overhead power cables.
The first train left London just after three today and the first train out of Peterbrough left just before five.
East Coast say they are continuing to monitor the weather.
More top news
A report was launched at this year's Conservative conference and follows the 'devolution revolution' speech from the Chancellor.
The pair defrauded Durham County Council out of nearly £100,000 but were given suspended sentences.
Gascoigne is alleged to have sent abusive tweets, text messages and telephone calls to Amanda Thomas in March this year.