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No Metro trains between Wallsend and North Shields

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There are no Tyne and Wear Metros running between Wallsend and North Shields due to a problem with the overhead line.

Go North East are accepting Metro tickets on bus services: 1, 11, 42 and 42a.

A Nexus spokesman said:

Metro services are currently suspended between Wallsend and North Shields due to a problem with the overhead line. We have engineers assessing the problem at the moment.

“Metro ticket are accepted on the Go North East Number services 1, 11 and 42A, for people who have to travel through the affected area.

“Anyone heading home from Newcastle to the North Tyneside coast can travel on Metro via Four Lane Ends."

– Nexus