Metro bosses say they've learned from last year's mistakes, with extra trains running for this Sunday's Great North Run.
More than 500 people complained about overcrowding and delays following the 2015 event.
Up to 90 thousand passengers are expected to use the service this weekend.
Spennymoor Olympic bronze medallist Amy Tinkler is to be an honorary starter in this Sunday's Great North Run.
She'll join Double Olympic 800m champion and World Record Holder David Rudisha on the start line.
Make sure you give them a high five as you set off if you are running!
The Olympic gold medallist is in Newcastle ahead of Sunday's race, and told Good Morning Britain how he's been helping wife Tanya to train.Read the full story ›
Sally's son Clive and daughter-in-law Annie are running for Mind. Sally went missing on Boxing Day last year.Read the full story ›
Extra Metro services are on for Sunday’s Great North Run - and people are advised to allow extra travel time and to buy tickets in advance.Read the full story ›
A woman paralysed from the waist down has set off on her challenge to walk the Great North Run with the help of a special suitRead the full story ›
Police, race organisers, local authorities and the public transport providers have all their plans in place for the weekend's big eventRead the full story ›
The half-marathon will be staged for the 36th time on September 11 and is the biggest of its kind in the worldRead the full story ›
Information and advice from Tyne and Wear Metro about travelling by public transport on Great North Run day.Read the full story ›
North East band Little Comets have vowed to become the first band ever to complete a gig around the Great North Run route.Read the full story ›