Delays on Metro in South Shields after train is withdrawn
Passengers are facing delays on the Metro system this morning after a train had to be withdrawn.
A fault means that the train has been withdrawn at Benton, meaning there is a gap in service of up to 20 minutes between the station and South Shields station.
Metro tweeted: "A train has been withdrawn from service at Benton due to a fault.
"Due to this we have a gap in the service of up to 20 mins to trains running between Benton and South Shields.
"Please leave extra time for your journey if you're travelling in the area."