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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.

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Passengers led to safety after Metro train was stranded in tunnel

Passengers led to safety from a tunnel at Gateshead Interchange after power failure on the Tyne and Wear Metro Credit: North News and Pictures
Passengers escorted along Gateshead platform after being rescued Credit: North News and Pictures
Passengers had to be led along the track after train was left stranded near to Gateshead Interchage Credit: North News and Pictures
Emergency services on the Metro platform after rescuing passengers at Gateshead Interchange Credit: North News and Pictures

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