Delays on Metro because of failed train

Commuters on the Tyne and Wear Metro system face delays this morning.

A Metro train.
A Metro train.

The problem is because of a failed train between St James station in Newcastle and Tynemouth station.

Tyne and Wear Metro tweeted: "Delays of up to 15 mins to trains running between St James and Tynemouth due to a failed train."

It is hoped that the issue will be resolved soon.