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Rescheduled: Abnormal load to shut the A19 at Silverlink tonight

There will be delays on the A1 and A19 tonight (August 15) as a 223 tonne transformer makes its way through the region, shutting the A19 at Silverlink.

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Roadworks at Silverlink to create a triple-deck roundabout.

UPDATE: Abnormal load's journey through North East tonight cancelled

The transportation of an abnormal load, which was due to cause major traffic disruption on the A1 and A19 tonight (Friday), has been postponed.

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The roadworks at Silverlink

Warning of delays as abnormal load to pass through North East on A1 and A19

There will be delays on the A1 and A19 tomorrow night as a 223 tonne transformer makes its way through the region.
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Highways England is planning works on various roads this week.

Roadworks in the week ahead

Motorists planning to travel around Northumberland and North Tyneside this week are being urged to take account of the following roadworks.

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The bridge beams are now in place

Major milestone for triple-decker roundabout at Silverlink

Work to create the North East’s first triple-decker roundabout has reached a major milestone, nearly a year since the scheme started.
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Roadworks

Roadworks scheduled in the North East

Planned roadworks in the North East over the coming week are as follows:

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Planned roadworks in the North East

Planned roadworks in the North East

New and ongoing road improvements are planned by Highways England over the coming week.

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Routes to avoid next week

Roadworks on major roads this week in Northumberland and beyond

Highways England is planning the following roadworks on the A1, A19 and other major roads in the North East this week.
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Planned roadworks for the North East

Planned roadworks for the North East

Highways England has a number of planned roadworks in the North East over the coming week.

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Passengers have had their say on seating layouts of future Metro trains.

Metro passengers have say on future designs

London Underground-style seating could be introduced to Metro trains of the future.

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Back row (left to right):- Steve Rowell, Jon Croxford, David Cocker. Front:- Richard Johnson, Nigel Featham, Lisa Davies, Nick Knox, Simon Finnie.

Bus company strengthens senior team

A bus company has expanded its senior team responsible for the region.

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Roadworks on the A1 in Northumberland last year. 
Picture by Jane Coltman

Roadworks on the North East’s trunk roads this week

Highways England is planning the following roadworks on the A1 and A19 in Northumberland and North Tyneside this week.

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Roadworks are planned this week.

Roadworks on the A1 and A19 in the North East

Highways England is planning the following roadworks on the A1 and A19 this week.

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Roadworks on the A1.

Roadworks on the A1 and A19 in the North East this week

Highways England is planning the following roadworks on the A1 and A19 this week.

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Resurfacing roadworks on the A1 in Northumberland.

Planned roadworks on A1 and A19 in the North East

The following roadworks are being planned by Highways England for Northumberland, North Tyneside and further afield during the coming week.

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Watch out for roadworks.

Planned roadworks on A1 and A19 in Northumberland and North Tyneside

The following roadworks are being planned by Highways England for Northumberland and North Tyneside during the coming week.

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Roadworks on the A1 in Northumberland.

Planned roadworks on A1 and A19 in Northumberland and North Tyneside this week

The following roadworks are being planned by Highways England for Northumberland and North Tyneside during the coming week.
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Police warning for motorists

Roads flooded: Police warning as region is battered by stormy weather

Northumbria Police are urging motorists not to use the roads in the North East unless they have to as the region is battered by strong winds and heavy rain.
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David Wakefield, operations manager for Stagecoach; with Laura McVittie, commuter centre manager Quorum Business Park; and Steve Walker, managing director for Stagecoach North East.

New buses part of £5m investment

A bus company has welcomed 24 new buses to its fleet as part of a £5m investment to improve services.

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CCTV still issued by the Rail Accident Investigation Branch of a train driver who was forced to dive to the ground to avoid being hit by another train travelling at 105mph, according to an official report.

Driver dives for cover to dodge 105mph train on East Coast mainline

A train driver was forced to dive to the ground to avoid being hit by another train travelling at 105mph, according to an official report.

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