Scores of Metro services cancelled throughout the day due to driver issues

A list of cancelled Metro services has been issued by network bosses due to ongoing issues with the availability of drivers.

Wednesday, 18th November 2020, 8:06 am

The changes to the timetable will have an impact on services throughout today, Wednesday, November 18.

Delays have already been experienced on the network between St James and South Shields due the withdrawal of a train due to a fault.

A spokesperson for the Metro said: “Some services are cancelled due to driver availability.

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A number of Metro services have been cancelled today due to the availability of drivers.

"Please leave extra time for your journey.

"Sorry for the inconvenience caused.”

The cancelled services are:

Morning peak train 1

6.45am South Gosforth - Pelaw

7.16am Pelaw - Monkseaton

8.03am Monkseaton - Pelaw

8.52am Pelaw - Monkseaton

Morning peak train 2

7.09am South Gosforth - Pelaw

7.40am Pelaw - Monkseaton

8.27am Monkseaton - Pelaw

9.16am Pelaw - South Gosforth

Morning peak train 3

6.42am Longbenton - Monkseaton

7.03am Monkseaton - Pelaw

7.52am Pelaw - Monkseaton

8.39am Monkseaton - Pelaw

9.28am Pelaw - South Gosforth

Afternoon peak train 1

3.39pm Benton - Pelaw

4.22pm Pelaw - Monkseaton

5.08pm Monkseaton - Pelaw

5.52pm Pelaw - Benton

Afternoon peak train 2

3.29pm Longbenton - Monkseaton

3.51pm Monkseaton - Pelaw

4.46pm Pelaw - Monkseaton

5.32pm Monkseaton - Pelaw

6.17pm Pelaw - South Gosforth

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Afternoon peak train 3

3.57pm Longbenton - Monkseaton

4.21pm Monkseaton - Pelaw

5.10pm Pelaw - Monkseaton

5.56pm Monkseaton - Longbenton

Core service train 1

10.30am South Gosforth – South Hylton

11.26am South Hylton – Airport

12.38pm Airport – South Hylton

1.50pm South Hylton – South Gosforth

Core service train 2

1.42pm South Gosforth – South Hylton

2.38pm South Hylton – South Gosforth

Core service train 3

11.24am South Gosforth – South Shields

12.08pm South Shields – St James

1.48pm St James – South Shields

3.20pm South Shields – St James

4.58pm St James – South Shields

6.26pm South Shields – St James

8pm St James – Longbenton.

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