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Tyne and Wear Metro - trains are not running to timetable

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The Tyne and Wear Metro is not running to schedule.

There are big problems between Regent Centre, Monkseaton and Pelaw. Trains are running every 15 minutes everywhere else.

This is due to faulty trains and bad weather.

“This morning’s peak trains were withdrawn due to faults caused by the severe cold weather. Ten trains were withdrawn but the core Metro service was maintained.

“Metro is running to all destinations but not to timetable. Passengers will notice trains feeling a lot busier due to the peak services not running.

“We’re sorry for the inconvenience caused.”

– Nexus

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Limited service resumes on Tyne and Wear Metro

Services are slowly resuming on the Tyne and Wear Metro Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees

The Metro operator says a limited service has now resumed, after it was hit by a major fault first thing this morning.

Nexus says some trains are running between Pelaw and Benton, and Pelaw and Regent Centre.

Passengers are urged to go to www.nexus.org.uk or the Nexus Twitter page @MY_Metro for the latest infomation.

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