Here's what you need to know about the new trains for the Tyne and Wear Metro.
The Japanese company had bid to provide trains built at its plant in Newton Aycliffe
Cold temperatures will see showers turn to snow in parts of the region.
Kerri brings you Sunday's forecast
Wintry hazards after Sunday's rain clears eastwards. A brighter but colder day on Monday
Kerrie brings you Saturday's forecast
A passenger suffered life-threatening injuries. Investigations revealed that a third passenger left the scene after the crash.
Drivers have been advised to allow extra time for their journey.
Work at Kings Cross means no trains are running to and from the capital this weekend. People have been warned not to travel to London.
Council leader says lack of capacity north of York is "unacceptable".