Services resume on Sunderland Metro line after train failure

Services have resumed on Sunderland’s Metro line after a train broke down.

Monday, 16th September 2019, 2:58 pm
Updated Monday, 16th September 2019, 4:10 pm
St. Peter's Metro Station

There were no trains running between Pelaw and St Peter’s in either direction after the break-down at East Boldon.

Northern Rail services were also subject to delays.

Go North East buses accepted Metro tickets in the affected area until services resumed.

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Bus services 9,20,26,27, and 56 were available between Gateshead and Jarrow/Park Lane.

Engineers attended to get the train moving and services were restored after around an hour.