Metro services restored after day of travel chaos - but problems persist

A deserted St Peter's station yesterday
A deserted St Peter's station yesterday

Metro services are back on this morning - but there are still problems across the network.

A major power failure brought chaos yesterday, with no trains network-wide for much of the day.

A problem at an electrical sub station meant system owners Nexus were unable to get the trams out of the depot at South Gosforth, Newcastle.

A limited service was restored late in the afternoon.

First-thing this morning, the service Tweeted: "Metro will operate a Normal Monday to Friday Time Table this morning.

"Trains are running to all destinations."

Metro services are back this morning

Metro services are back this morning

But it has since reported delays of up to 15 minutes between South Shields and South Gosforth and between Gateshead Stadium and the airport and coast due to trains being withdrawn. as well as delays across the network due to problems with low rail adhesion.