Huge disruption on Metro

There's been huge disruption to the Tyne and Wear Metro system after searing temperatures caused a power blow out on one of its busiest sections.

Passengers were stranded in a tunnel at Gateshead after the train they were on became entangled in overhead lines that were sagging in the heat.

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Metro breakdown investigated

An investigation has been launched after a large section of the Tyne and Wear Metro was shut down when hot weather caused problems with overhead power lines. The service has now been resumed.