Passengers on the Metro system are facing delays this morning following heavy snowfall.
In South Tyneside
The service tweeted: "TRAINS ARE UNABLE TO STOP AT HEBBURN PLATFORM 2.
"Please use platform 1, to travel to BEDE -changing to platform 2 if travelling towards Newcastle.
"We are sorry for the obvious inconvenience caused.
It later said: "Due to frozen points there are severe delays on the South Shields to Pelaw line.
"Trains are running.
"We are doing our best in the severe conditions."