Metro services running to normal timetable after delays caused by 'suspected cable theft'

Metro services are running to normal timetable once again following hours of disruption due to a suspected cable theft.

Wednesday, 27th February 2019, 5:48 am
Updated Wednesday, 27th February 2019, 12:02 pm
A Metro train.

Services were suspended between Park Lane and South Hylton in Sunderland due to a signalling fault.

Bosses apologised for the inconvenience and said that Metro tickets are being accepted on Stagecoach buses.

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Metro says that the service suspension has now been lifted and trains are running to all destinations.

Metro tweeted: "The service suspension between Park Lane and South Hylton has been lifted.

"Trains are running to all destinations, thank you for your patience during this time."