Gap in service on Metro system after train is withdrawn

A Metro train.
A Metro train.

Passengers on the Metro system face delays after a train was withdrawn.

It has created a gap in the service, with trains running between South Shields and South Gosforth in Newcastle running late.

Metro tweeted: "We have a gap in the service of up to 15 mins to trains running between South Shields and South Gosforth due to a train being withdrawn."