- Tyne Tees
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.
Fans of the band Coldplay travelled to Sunderland despite Metro strikes and rain.
Coldplay fans were reliant on extra bus services to take them home from a concert last night because of strike action on the Metro.
The Tyne and Wear Metro is running again today after yesterday's strikes. It was timed to coincide with the Coldplay concert in Sunderland.