Metro services delayed after man taken to hospital

Metro services were delayed after a passenger was taken to hospital.

Wednesday, 2nd May 2018, 9:51 pm
Updated Wednesday, 2nd May 2018, 10:01 pm
Metro trains were delayed after a passenger became ill.

Trains between St James and South Shields were delayed by around 20 minutes in both directions from around 9pm today, May 2, after a man on board the train took ill.

The train was held at Long Benton Metro station while the man was treated and then taken to hospital.

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A Nexus spokesman said: "Metro services were delayed between St James and South Shields when a male passenger became unwell and required an ambulance.

"A train was held at Long Benton Metro station while the man was treated and then taken to hospital."