Maintenance work is continuing on the Tyne and Wear Metro, which will be affected by closures through until Saturday.
Major line closures on the Tyne & Wear Metro are particularly affecting the sections between South Gosforth and Regent Centre, and South Gosforth and Benton.
Replacement bus services are in operation.
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