Trespasser on the line causes delays for Metro passengers

Metro passengers are facing up to 30 minute delays after someone was spotted walking near the tracks.

Thursday, 9th January 2020, 3:00 pm

Tyne and Wear Metro has said the delays are affecting trains running between St James and South Shields due to a trespasser in the Walkergate area.

The service has asked people to leave extra time for their journey.

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An ambulance attended Heworth Metro Station and she was taken to hospital.

Trains between South Shields and St James have been delayed following a trespasser on the line in the Walkergate area.