Trains and peak services cancelled on Metro network as industrial action limits driver availability
Nexus, which operates the Tyne and Wear Metro, confirmed that trains and peak services were cancelled on Wednesday, December 11 due to industrial action by the RMT union, which has affected driver availability.
Customers have been warned that trains will be busy – and that those wishing to travel should leave additional time for their journey, or consider taking the Metro outside of peak hours.
The RMT industrial action began on Sunday, December 1.
As of 7.45am on Wednesday, the following Metro services are affected:
Train 105:45 Regent Centre – Airport06:04 Airport – South Hylton07:13 South Hylton – Pelaw
Train 205:11 Regent Centre – South Shields05:54 South Shields – Longbenton
Train 305.31 Benton - South Shields06.18 South Shields - South Gosforth
Cancelled peak services
Peak 106:42 Longbenton - Monkseaton07:05 Monkseaton - Pelaw07:56 Pelaw - Monkseaton08:41 Monkseaton - Pelaw09:26 Pelaw - South Gosforth
Peak 206:55 Longbenton - Monkseaton07:17 Monkseaton - Pelaw08:09 Pelaw - Monkseaton08:53 Monkseaton - Pelaw09:38 Pelaw - South Gosforth
Peak 307:13 Regent Centre - Pelaw07:44 Pelaw - Monkseaton08:29 Monkseaton - Pelaw09:14 Pelaw - South Gosforth
Peak 407:07 Longbenton - Monkseaton07:29 Monkseaton - Pelaw08:20 Pelaw – Monkseaton
Peak 507:04 South Gosforth - Pelaw07:32 Pelaw - Monkseaton08:17 Monkseaton - Pelaw09:08 Pelaw – Monkseaton
Peak 607:31 Longbenton - Monkseaton07:53 Monkseaton - Pelaw08:44 Pelaw - Monkseaton