Shields Ferry suspended due to a mechanical fault - and there's no replacement bus service
The Shields ferry is currently suspended due to a technical fault and there is currently no replacement bus service.
Commuters are being told to use the Metro as an alternative to the Shields ferry.
A spokesman for the ferry said: “The Shields Ferry service is currently suspended due to mechanical fault, there is currently no replacement bus service in operation.
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“Passengers are advised to use Metro as alternative.”