Disruption on Metro after train withdrawn from service

Metro passengers have faced disruption this morning after a train was withdrawn from service.

Thursday, 15th March 2018, 5:56 am
Updated Thursday, 15th March 2018, 6:00 am
A gap of about 20 minutes is reported.

A delay of about 20 minutes between South Shields and South Gosforth was reported after a train developed a fault.

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A tweet from Metro said: "We currently have a gap in service between South Shields and South Gosforth of approximately 20 minutes as a train was withdrawn from service due to a fault.

"We apologise for any inconvenience caused."

Shortly before 7am, Metro added that the train had returned to service and thanked passengers for their patience.