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Shields Ferry suspended due to high winds

The Shields Ferry.
The Shields Ferry.

The Shields Ferry has been suspended due to high winds this evening.

A replacement bus service has been arranged to run between the south and north landings.

Tyne and Wear Metro tweeted: "The Shields Ferry has now been suspended due to high winds.

"A replacement bus has been arranged to enter service and run between each landing via Tyne Tunnel."