Disruption to Metro services after failure of train

Metro passengers are facing delays after a train failed as it was travelling along part of the line on Wearside.

Thursday, 13th December 2018, 17:01 pm
Updated Friday, 14th December 2018, 07:31 am
Metro passengers have been told to leave extra time for their journeys.

The service has said trains are running to all destinations subject to delay in some areas.

A spokesman for Metro said: Services are disrupted due to an earlier train failure at Pallion.

"Please leave extra time for your journey."

Earlier on this evening, it said due to a technical issue, some services to South Hylton were displayed as Fellgate on the digital displays.

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It added these services will be operating to South Hylton and apologised for any confusion caused.

No trains were running between Park Lane and South Hylton this afternoon, due to a failed train, with tickets accepted on Stagecoach bus services.