These are the Metro services cancelled today due to issues linked to driver shortages and coronavirus

A number of Metro services have been cancelled on Thursday, September 10, as bosses say they have been hit by reduced driver numbers and issues linked to the pandemic.

Thursday, 10th September 2020, 9:16 am

Passengers have been urged to leave extra time for their journey, with anyone using the system asked to check its site to ensure the service they plan to catch will be running.

The services it says have been cancelled on Thursday are:

Morning peak service 16.42am Longbenton to Monkseaton7.03am Monkseaton to Pelaw7.52am Pelaw to Monkseaton8.39am Monkseaton to Pelaw9.28am Pelaw to South Gosforth

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A number of Metro services have been cancelled today, with passengers also being warned about a disruption to the service between Chichester and South Shields this weekend.

Morning peak service 26.54am Longbenton to Monkseaton7.15am Monkseaton to Pelaw8.04am Pelaw to Monkseaton8.51am Monkseaton to Pelaw9.40am Pelaw to South Gosforth

Afternoon peak service 13.57pm Longbenton to Monkseaton4.21pm Monkseaton to Pelaw5.10pm Pelaw to Monkseaton5.56pm Monkseaton to Longbenton

Afternoon peak service 23.24pm Regent Centre to Pelaw3.58pm Pelaw to Monkseaton4.45pm Monkseaton to Pelaw5.34pm Pelaw to Benton

Passengers have also been warned no trains will run between Chichester and South Shields next weekend, Saturday, September 19, and Sunday, September 20, as work is being carried out at the Nexus Learning Centre in South Shields.

The replacement bus service 900 will be running, with Metro tickets and passes to be accepted on the bus and tickets can be purchased from the driver, with people asked to try to have the correct change.

People are asked to leave extra time for their journey and anyone who needs help can call (0191) 20 20 747 between 9am and 5pm, with the service available on weekdays.

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