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Cancelled Services on Wednesday 28th October:
Some services are cancelled due to driver availability. Please leave extra time for your journey. Sorry for the inconvenience caused. Details of affected journeys can be found here: https://nexus.org.uk/metro/updates?open=t_disruptions

Core service:

Train 1:
05.20 Longbenton – St James
06.12 St James – South Gosforth

Train 2:
14.09 South Gosforth – St James
15.12 St James – South Gosforth

Train 3:
18.09 South Gosforth – St James
19.00 St James – South Shields
20.26 South Shields – South Gosforth

Train 4:
20.03 South Gosforth - Monkseaton

Early morning peaks:

Train 1:
07:09 South Gosforth - Pelaw
07:40 Pelaw - Monkseaton
08:27 Monkseaton - Pelaw
09:16 Pelaw - South Gosforth

Train 2:
06:54 Longbenton - Monkseaton
07:15 Monkseaton - Pelaw
08:04 Pelaw - Monkseaton
08:51 Monkseaton - Pelaw
09:40 Pelaw - South Gosforth

Evening peaks:

Train 1:
16:32 Longbenton - Monkseaton
16:57 Monkseaton - Pelaw
17:46 Pelaw - South Gosforth

Updated at 22:10, Tuesday, 27 October 2020

To keep safe, plan your journey in advance, avoid travelling at busier times if you can, wear a face covering unless exempt, stay apart from others and wash your hands frequently.

Updated at 06:55, Thursday, 22 October 2020

 

When we are running a good service the status will show as ‘No Metro disruptions’. Any delays (less than 15 minutes) to service will be announced via the station PA system and passenger information boards. If delays occur resulting in trains running more than 15 minutes later than advertised the status will be updated by an automatic travel alert system.

- No trains between Chichester and South Shields

All day on Saturday 31 October no trains will run between Chichester and South Shields in either direction to allow for viaduct work.  A replacement bus service 900 will be running in the affected area. Metro tickets and passes will be accepted on the bus and tickets can be purchased from the driver (please try to have the correct change).

Trains will be running to all other areas but may not be to the usual timetable. Check bus and train times before travelling and leave extra time for your journey. For help planning your journey call 0191 20 20 747 (lines open Monday-Friday 9.00am-5.00pm).



 


 

- No trains between Chichester and South Shields

All day on Sunday 1 November no trains will run between Chichester and South Shields in either direction to allow for viaduct work.  A replacement bus service 900 will be running in the affected area. Metro tickets and passes will be accepted on the bus and tickets can be purchased from the driver (please try to have the correct change).

Trains will be running to all other areas but may not be to the usual timetable. Check bus and train times before travelling and leave extra time for your journey. For help planning your journey call 0191 20 20 747 (lines open Monday-Friday 9.00am-5.00pm).



 


 

- No trains between Airport and Regent Centre

All day on Saturday 7 November no trains will run between Airport and Regent Centre to allow for work on the track.  A replacement bus service 900 will be running.  Metro tickets and passes will be accepted on the bus and tickets can be purchased from the driver (please try to have the correct change).

Trains will be running to all other areas but may not be to the usual timetable.  Check bus and train times before travelling and leave extra time for your journey. For help planning your journey call 0191 20 20 747 (lines open Monday-Friday 9.00am-5.00pm).



 


 

- No trains between Airport and Regent Centre

All day on Sunday 8 November no trains will run between Airport and Regent Centre to allow for work on the track.  A replacement bus service 900 will be running.  Metro tickets and passes will be accepted on the bus and tickets can be purchased from the driver (please try to have the correct change).

Trains will be running to all other areas but may not be to the usual timetable.  Check bus and train times before travelling and leave extra time for your journey. For help planning your journey call 0191 20 20 747 (lines open Monday-Friday 9.00am-5.00pm).



 


 

- No trains between Benton and Tynemouth

All day on Saturday 14 November trains will run between Benton and Tynemouth in either direction to allow for overhead line work.  A replacement bus service 900 will be running between Four Lane Ends and Tynemouth. The last three replacement bus services to Four Lane Ends will continue to Longbenton as they do not connect to the last train. Metro tickets and passes will be accepted on the bus and tickets can be purchased from the driver (please try to have the correct change).

Trains will be running to all other areas but may not be to the usual timetable especially between St James and Tynemouth where a 20-30 minute service will run.  Check bus and train times before travelling and leave extra time for your journey. For help planning your journey call 0191 20 20 747 (lines open Monday-Friday 9.00am-5.00pm).



 


 

- No trains between Benton and Tynemouth

All day on Sunday 15 November no trains will run between Benton and Tynemouth in either direction to allow for overhead line work.  A replacement bus service 900 will be running between Four Lane Ends and Tynemouth. The last three replacement bus services to Four Lane Ends will continue to Longbenton and the last three buses to Tynemouth will continue to Monument (via Wallsend), as they do not connect to the last train. Metro tickets and passes will be accepted on the bus and tickets can be purchased from the driver (please try to have the correct change).

Trains will be running to all other areas but may not be to the usual timetable especially between St James and Tynemouth where a 20-30 minute service will run.  Check bus and train times before travelling and leave extra time for your journey. For help planning your journey call 0191 20 20 747 (lines open Monday-Friday 9.00am-5.00pm).



 


 

- Monkseaton platform 2 entrance and cycle locker access

From 9.45pm Monday 2 November until 10.00pm on Wednesday 4 November the entrance from the car park area at Monkseaton station platform 2 side will be closed and there will be no access to the cycle lockers on platform 2.  We need to close this area of the station off to allow for inspection work at height.  We're sorry for any inconvenience.



 


 

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Metro timetable - Updated 22 October 

When travelling on Metro stay apart from others, wash or sanitise your hands regularly and wear a face covering on the train and in stations, this is compulsory. 

Monday to Friday we plan to run a normal service between St James-South Shields and Airport-South Hylton.  From about 8.00pm the service frequency reduces to a train every 30 minutes.  .  

On weekends a normal timetable is in operation (some train times may be changed if planned modernisation work is taking place).  

Train times for key stations are available below. 

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