Shields ferry out of service following 'lack of staff availability'

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Travel operator Nexus has announced that the Shields Ferry will be out of use until this afternoon, Friday November 12 due to ‘staff availability’.

Nexus, who operate the ferry service as well as Tyne and Wear metros, confirmed that the Shields ferry will not run until 1pm this afternoon, November 12.

Bosses say the cancellation is due to lack of staff availability and are currently trying to arrange a replacement bus service for customers.

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More details regarding the temporary bus service will be published in due course.

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