Heavy delays on Metro after passenger has to be helped off tracks

There are lengthy delays on the Metro this evening after a passenger had to be helped off the tracks.

Wednesday, 20th March 2019, 7:49 pm
Updated Wednesday, 20th March 2019, 8:08 pm
There are delays on the Metro this evening

Trains were held between the airport and South Shields and Sunderland during the the incident at Haymarket but have now resumed.

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They were not initially stopping at Haymarket, but the styation has now reopened.

Trains are running with a gap in service of up to 40 minutes after ambulance crews attended the scene.