Delays on Metro system after train is withdrawn

A Metro train.
A Metro train.

People are facing delays on the Tyne and Wear Metro system this morning.

The delay is due to a train being withdrawn between South Hylton in Sunderland Pelaw.

It is causing a wait of 15 minutes.

In a tweet, Metro said: "We have a gap in the service of up to 15 mins to trains running between South Hylton and Pelaw due to a train being withdrawn."