Rail strike LIVE: Rail disruption throughout North East

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  • It’s Bill Edgar here and I’ll be keeping you updated with the latest news and events across County Durham, Teesside, North Yorkshire and elsewhere across the North East.
  • Rail providers throughout the UK are warning passengers not to travel due to rail strikes affecting the industry on Wednesday.
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