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Severe delays on the Tyne and Wear Metro

There are currently no Metro trains between Monument and Brockley Whins Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

There are currently no Metro trains running from Monument to Brockley Whins due to overhead power line issues.

There are no trains running between Monument & Brockley Whins and Monument & Jarrow in both directions until further notice . This is due to a problem with the power supply. Go North East are accepting Metro tickets in the affected area. Bus services 27, 56 and X10. We will update you as soon as we have more information.

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Tyne and Wear Metro back in public ownership

The moment the Metro operations was officially handed back to Nexus at 2am on Saturday 1st of April. Credit: Nexus press office

This is the moment the Metro operations was officially handed back to Nexus at 2am on Saturday 1st of April.

Nexus Managing Director was handed back the keys by DB Regio MD David Gibson in the Metro Control Room.

DB Regio's contract to run Metro on behalf of Nexus has now ended.

Nexus, the public body, will now manage operations for the next two years and say they plan to make improvements to train reliability and customer service.

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