Metros now running '˜normal' service after suspension is lifted

Metro services have now been resumed after a suspension was lifted on a part of the track.

Wednesday, 17th August 2016, 6:22 am
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 5:44 pm
Passengers in Sunderland were hit by the line closure.

Trains were stopped from calling at stations between South Gosforth and Shiremoor following a power surge, last night.

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Emergency repairs were carried out during the night.

The suspension has now been lifted and a normal service has been resumed.

A Tweet by Nexus said: “The suspension between South Gosforth - Shiremoor has been lifted and trains will be stopping here. Thank you for your patience in this matter, and we apologise for the inconvenience caused.”