People using the Metro service this Bank Holiday Monday had their journeys blighted by delays on the service.
Thirty minute delays between South Shields and the Coast were reported this morning at around 11am due to a failed train on the line.
Shortly afterwards, there were 15 minutes delays reported between South Shields and Pelaw due to a second train failure.
At around 7am today the problems began on the Metro service between South Shields and the Airport.
This was also due to a failed train.