'Low rail adhesion' causes delays on South Tyneside's Metro line

South Tyneside Metro commuters are being warned of delays this morning, Wednesday, November 17.

Wednesday, 17th November 2021, 7:39 am

Metro has Tweeted that its route in the borough is being affected by low rail adhesion, and delays of up to a quarter of an hour have resulted from the problems.

The service Tweeted shortly before 7.20am: “Due to low rail adhesion we have a gap in service of up to 15 minutes to trains running between Bede and South Shields.

“We're sorry for any inconvenience caused.”

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South Tyneside commuters are being urged to leave extra travel time today