There is currently no service on Tyne and Wear Metro between Monkseaton and Tynemouth.
It's due to earlier broken down tram at Cullercoats.
Tickets being accepted on local bus routes.
Services are being diverted from St Jame's.
'Wheelchair' Steve Wilkinson has completed a marathon challenge on the Tyne and Wear Metro, getting on and off a train at every station on the system to raise money for charity.
Starting at the airport at 6am, and finishing at St James' at 9pm, Steve has managed to raise over £2,000 for 11 North East charities, with people sponsoring him from 5p per station.
Police have released an image of a man they would like to speak to after an incident in Newcastle.
At around 5.25pm on Sunday 20th March, police received a report that a 28-year-old man had been racially abused on a Metro travelling from Central Station.
The offender got off the Metro at Hebburn and when officers attended the person responsible had already left the scene.
Inquiries into the incident are ongoing and police have now released a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to about the abuse.
He was in the area at the time and may have information that could to help officers with their investigation.
Police have released an image of a man they would like to speak to after an assault at a Metro station.
At around 5pm on Wednesday 30th March a ticket inspector at St James' Metro station was assaulted following an argument with an unknown male.
Officers attended but the offender had fled the scene and enquiries into the incident are ongoing.
Police have now released an image of a man they would like to speak to about the assault.
He was in the area at the time and might be able to help police with their enquiries.
Metro services have resumed between Tynemouth and Shiremoor following a 15 day major line closure.
The line re-opened on April 3, and Metro services were running as usual for today’s early morning peak travel times.
Nexus, which owns and manages Metro, has replaced a large section of 50 year-old tracks and track beds.
A total of 3.8 kilometres of track was replaced between Monkseaton and Cullercoats during the March major line closure.
“I’d like to thank our customers and our line-side neighbours for their patience during the disruption.”
A second 15 day major line closure is planned for Saturday July 23 to Saturday August 6 between Benton and Whitley Bay.
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The Metro line between Tynemouth and Shiremoor has been closed for the next fifteen days.
The closure is part of a multi million pound project to replace the track.
Replacement buses are running between the stations, every six minutes at peak times.
Services are expected to resume on Sunday the third of April.
Nexus, the public body which owns and manages the Tyne and Wear Metro, say it's about future-proofing the line:
The works that will commence consist of track renewals work and drainage installation works, and it's important work in terms of keeping the asset life going here in this part of the network, so the works that we will be undertaking will see the track future proofed for about 50 years to come."
Passengers are reminded that the Tyne and Wear Metro is closed today at Newcastle Central Station, as part of a multi-million pound refurbishment.
It will be closed for three days and passengers are being advised to use Monument or Haymarket instead.
It will reopen on Monday morning.
Police are appealing for the public's help in tracing a woman who was racially abused on a Metro train.
Officers would like to speak to the female passenger after the incident on a Metro travelling between Monument and Byker on Tuesday 23 February.
It was reported by a number of witnesses but the victim had already left the when they arrived at the station.
Police believe they have identified the man responsible for the racial abuse but they would still like to trace the woman involved in the incident that happened between 9.25pm and 9.40pm.
The woman, or anyone who may know her identity, are asked to contact the police.
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