Shields Ferry suspended due to tidal surge

The Shields Ferry was suspended from about 5pm.
The Shields Ferry was suspended from about 5pm.

The Shields Ferry was suspended this evening due to a 'tidal surge'.

A replacement bus service was in action from 5pm.

A statement from the service said: "Ferry services are suspended due to the tidal surge.

"Replacement buses running half hourly from each landing from 5pm.

"Sorry for any inconvenience caused."