Signalling problem affects services on South Tyneside Metro line

A signalling problem has forced the suspension of services on part of the South Tyneside line.

Tuesday, 16th October 2018, 6:06 pm
Updated Tuesday, 16th October 2018, 6:13 pm
Metro services have been suspended on the South Tyneside line

The problem initially meant no trains were running in either direction between Bede and South Shields.

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Service has now resumed between Bede and Chichester, but is subject to delays and not running to timetable.

A replacement bus service has been extended between Jarrow and South Shields, and tickets are being accepted on the 26 and 27 between Jarrow and South Shields.