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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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A Virgin Trains East Coast train on the East Coast mainline. Its services, as well as CrossCountry and Northern journeys, are being delayed.

Delays to train services in Northumberland

There are delays to national and local rail services in Northumberland this morning after a signalling problem in the Morpeth area.

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Police want people to 'discreetly' text them about incidents on trains - including smoking

Police want people to 'discreetly' text them about incidents on trains - including smoking

Police are suggesting that rail travellers should text an incident alert - if they see a passenger smoking on a train.

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Highways England is planning works on various roads this week.

Planned roadworks on the 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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The original Fort Bridge during demolition.

A1 closed this weekend as part of £380m road upgrade

Drivers are being warned that the A1 will be closed for 34 hours this weekend as work continues on a major road scheme.
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Fancy becoming a train driver?

Fancy becoming an East Coast train driver? No experience necessary, says Virgin Trains

Rail giant Virgin is launching a recruitment campaign for drivers ahead of a new fleet of trains which will "revolutionise" travel on its East Coast line.

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Scheduled roadworks for the north east

Scheduled roadworks for the north east

Planned roadworks in the North East – summary for Monday 26 September to Sunday 2 October 2016

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Direct flights return from North East to New York

Passengers can now head direct to New York from Newcastle after United Airlines resumed their nonstop service

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