Metro passengers warned of delays after failed train

Metros have been delayed due to failed train.
Metros have been delayed due to failed train.

Metro passengers are being warned that there is a gap in the service of up to 30 minutes due to a failed train.

Tyne and Wear Metro said the delay is affecting services between Haymarket and South Shields as a result of a train being withdrawn from service.

At around 9.50pm tonight the service Tweeted: "We currently have a gap in service of 30 minutes between Haymarket and South Shields due to a train being withdrawn from service.

"Metro apologise for the disruption to your journey."