Passengers walked along Metro tracks after power cable fell down

Passengers had to be escorted from a metro train by firefighters after a power cable came down.
Passengers had to be escorted from a metro train by firefighters after a power cable came down.

Metro passengers were led to safety by firefighters after an overhead cable came down.

Crews from South Shields were called to Brockley Whins at 11.45pm, yesterday to rescue passengers on a stranded Metro.

The train had come to a standstill near to the station after a power cable came down.

Firefighters made the area safe before leading the 13 passengers along the tracks to the station.