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Traffic and Travel live updates: Latest on North East roads and public transport

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Slow traffic at the Tyne Tunnel

There is slow traffic on the A19 Northbound at the Tyne Tunnel in Jarrow, South Tyneside. Travel time is ten minutes.

Slow traffic across the North East

There is slow traffic on A1 Western Bypass Northbound around A167 Angel Of The North coming from Chester-le-Street.

There is also slow traffic on the A1058 Jesmona Road inbound before A167(M).

Thinford roundabout in Thinford, County Durham (A167 at A688) also has slow traffic.

Thinford roundabout where the A167 and A688 cross in County Durham.

Queuing traffic in Durham

There is currently queueing traffic on A690 between A1(M) Carville Roundabout and A181 (Gilesgate roundabout) in Durham.

Travel time is ten minutes.

Metro services cancelled

Due to vandalism and an operational issue two Metro trains have been withdrawn from service. They are:

Train 1

06.20 Regent Centre – Airport

06.38 Airport – South Hylton

Train 2

06.00 St James – South Shields

07.32 – South Shields – St James

Road closures and roadworks this week

Chronicle Live have put together a list of all of the roadworks and road closures across the region this week.

Some roads in the region will be fully closed to allow for roadworks, while others will have lane closures or temporary trafficmeasures.

To view the click here.

A view of the road closure sign(Image: Joseph Raynor/ Nottingham Post)

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We will be keeping you up to date with the latest on the North East roads, trains, Metros and buses.

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