North East LIVE news: Updates on Tyne and Wear Metro strike as other transport companies put on extra services plus other breaking news

There will be no trains running, all stations are closed and there will be no replacement bus services as RMT members who work as drivers on the Tyne and Wear Metro take industrial action.

Friday, 20th December 2019, 7:20 am
Metro trains will not run and all stations will be closed.

RMT members will take industrial action on Friday, December 20, and Saturday, December 21, as part of an ongoing dispute with system operator Nexus over their pay deal. Please see live updates here.

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