Coldplay fans make concert despite strikes

Tyne and Wear Metro bosses say they did all they could to minimise travel disruption for fans travelling to last night Coldplay concert in Sunderland. Metro drivers went on strike yesterday in a row over pay, meaning the whole service was suspended.

Free buses were laid on by Metro to take people to and from the gig, though everyone was advised to try and find alternative ways to get there. Fifty-five buses helped to ferry fans home as quickly as possible, though some were disgruntled by the strike action.

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Coldplay fans defy Metro strike

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