Tyne & Wear Metro reopens fully after closures

The Tyne & Wear Metro line is fully open again, a day later than planned. The service had been closed for an upgrade through parts of Newcastle and North Tyneside for almost a month.

Trains were due to return to normal yesterday, but signal faults meant part of the service had to be suspended.

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Tyne & Wear Metro reopens

The Tyne and Wear Metro has reopened after month-long closures. The service was disrupted by signal faults on Saturday but those were repaired.