High numbers of metro passengers as a result of the Great North Run is causing delays on the Metro lines.
Nexus which runs the service is urging travellers to remain patient.
The crowds have cleared at Haymarket, Heworth and Pelaw. Queue time at South Shields returning to Newcastle is approximately 90 minutes.
Apologies for some trains being held at signals between Hebburn and South Shields. The pauses are to regulate power supply #GreatNorthRun
Where trains are briefly held up between stations don't worry, we will be back on the move within a few minutes #GreatNorthRun
There are delays of 20 minutes in the Coast area due to congestion caused by the Great North Run. We are working to clear the disruption.
Metro services have resumed between South Gosforth and Shiremoor following a 34 day closure while a £20m programme of modernisation work was carried out.
A road improvement scheme by Newcastle City Council, which will see Killingworth Road widened towards the Haddricks Mill roundabouts is still ongoing.
It'll be closed until Spring 2018.
“I am pleased to confirm that the Metro line between South Gosforth and Shiremoor is back open to Metro services on the target date that we set.
“We have packed an enormous amount of work into the last 34 days, replacing six kilometres of track and installing an entirely new Metro bridge at Killingworth Road.
“This has been the most intensive summer of investment in Metro’s history. The work will ensure we have a Metro system for many decades to come.
A bridge has been lifted into place as part of a large engineering project on the Tyne and Wear Metro.
Machinery called a multi-wheeled lifting rig was used to install the bridge.
The line has been closed between South Gosforth and Shiremoor for several weeks.
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There is currently no service on metros between Pelaw and Brockley Whins due to overhead line problems.
We have no trains between Pelaw and Brockley Whins as we repair the overhead line. Update to follow.
There are no services on the Tyne and Wear Metro between Pelaw and Sunderland due to signalling problem.
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There are currently no Metro trains running from Monument to Brockley Whins due to overhead power line issues.
No trains Monument - Brockley Whins due to a problem with the power supply. More info to follow.
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.
There are possible delays of 30 minutes on Metro trains running from Jesmond, South Shields and South Hylton.
A failed train has had to be removed from the Jesmond station.
No trains Bede - South Shields due to a technical fault. Go North East are accepting Metro tickets on bus services 27.