Train fiasco a disgrace

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The attitude of the Metro with regard to getting runners to the start of the Great North Run was a disgrace.

It was known for weeks that the event was going to be extra busy and yet little planning seems to have gone into the provision of extra trains.

We are constantly told about the benefits of leaving our cars at home and yet when there is the opportunity to prove the benefits of using public transport it fails spectacularly.

Maria Robinson