Replacement bus service operating after problems on Metro in South Shields

A replacement bus service is operating after a train failed on the Metro system today.

Wednesday, 31st October 2018, 12:10 pm
Updated Wednesday, 31st October 2018, 12:13 pm
A Metro train.

There are no trains between South Shields and Bede in either direction after a train failed in the Chichester area.

What Nexus says it will do about Metro delays, train and signal failures and leaves on the lineMetro tweeted: "Due to a failed train in the Chichester area we have no trains between South Shields and Bede in either direction.

"The replacement bus service will operate between South Shields and Jarrow.

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"Metro apologise for the disruption to your journey."

The service has since tweeted: "A limited replacement bus service will operate between South Shields and Jarrow, and we have ticket acceptance on the 26 and 27."