High numbers of metro passengers as a result of the Great North Run is causing delays on the Metro lines.
Nexus which runs the service is urging travellers to remain patient.
The crowds have cleared at Haymarket, Heworth and Pelaw. Queue time at South Shields returning to Newcastle is approximately 90 minutes.
Apologies for some trains being held at signals between Hebburn and South Shields. The pauses are to regulate power supply #GreatNorthRun
Where trains are briefly held up between stations don't worry, we will be back on the move within a few minutes #GreatNorthRun
There are delays of 20 minutes in the Coast area due to congestion caused by the Great North Run. We are working to clear the disruption.
A record 43,127 people crossed the finishing line at this year's Great North Run - can you spot yourself among them?
Matt Hadden was surprised by Sir Mo Farrah on Friday ahead of the Great North Run. He was the final person to cross the finish line.
After getting engaged at the finish line of the 2016 event, Laura Cort and Christina Richter decided to return a year later to say 'I do'.