Delays on Metro due to 'passenger illness'

Commuters on the Metro system are facing delays after a passenger was taken ill this morning.

Wednesday, 3rd October 2018, 8:48 am
Updated Wednesday, 3rd October 2018, 8:53 am
South Shields Metro station.

Bosses say there are delays of up to 20 minutes between the South Shields and St James' stations.

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The service tweeted: "We currently have delays of up to 20 minutes to services between South Shields - St James due to two trains held at different stations following passenger illness.

"Sorry for the disruption to your journey."