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Modernisation work:
No trains are running between Gateshead Stadium and Jarrow or South Hylton all day today and tomorrow 16 August. To allow for track renewal work. Replacement bus 900 between Gateshead and Jarrow and bus 901 between Gateshead and South Hylton (stopping at all stations in between). Express bus X900 will stop at Gateshead, Heworth and Jarrow, express bus X901 will stop at Gateshead, Heworth and Park Lane. Replacement bus timetables and bus stop locations at nexus.org.uk. Your journey will take longer so please leave extra travel time.

Updated at 04:35, Saturday, 15 August 2020

Today, Saturday 15th August 2020, there is one core service which has been partially cancelled. The affected journeys are as follows:

Train 1
1711 South Gosforth – St James
1807 St James - Longbenton

Updated at 01:20, Saturday, 15 August 2020

When travelling on Metro wear a face covering, this is mandatory, stay apart from others and wash or sanitise your hands regularly. For more information visit nexus.org.uk

Updated at 14:00, Monday, 10 August 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 Gateshead Stadium and Jarrow/South Hylton

On Saturday 15 August no trains will run between Gateshead Stadium and Jarrow and Gateshead Stadium and South Hylton to allow for track renewal work.  Two replacement bus services will call at or close to all stations in the affected area starting at Gateshead Interchange.  Bus 900 Gateshead - Jarrow and Bus 901 Gateshead - South Hylton.  Please note some replacement buses will not connect to the first/last trains, so the first bus from Jarrow will begin service at South Shields, the last bus to Jarrow will continue to South Shields and the last six buses to Gateshead will continue to Benton (via Regent Centre), please check the timetable for details..

Express replacement bus services will also be running, stopping at three stations only on each route. Express bus X900 will run between Gateshead - Heworth - Jarrow. Express bus X901 will run between Gateshead - Heworth - Park Lane.

Please note, train times on Friday 14 and Monday 17 August will vary due to the planned works, view here for details. 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 Gateshead Stadium and Jarrow/South Hylton

On Sunday 16 August no trains will run between Gateshead Stadium and Jarrow and Gateshead Stadium and South Hylton to allow for track renewal work.  Two replacement bus services will call at or close to all stations in the affected area starting at Gateshead Interchange.  Bus 900 Gateshead - Jarrow and Bus 901 Gateshead - South Hylton.  Please note some replacement buses will not connect to the first/last trains, so the first bus from Jarrow will begin service at South Shields, the last bus to Jarrow will continue to South Shields and the last six buses to Gateshead will continue to Benton (via Regent Centre), please check the timetable for details..

Express replacement bus services will also be running, stopping at three stations only on each route. Express bus X900 will run between Gateshead - Heworth - Jarrow. Express bus X901 will run between Gateshead - Heworth - Park Lane.

Please note, train times on Friday 14 and Monday 17 August will vary due to the planned works, view details here. 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 Gateshead Stadium and Jarrow/South Hylton

On Saturday 22 August no trains will run between Gateshead Stadium and Jarrow and Gateshead Stadium and South Hylton to allow for track renewal work.  Two replacement bus services will call at or close to all stations in the affected area starting at Gateshead Interchange.  Bus 900 Gateshead - Jarrow and Bus 901 Gateshead - South Hylton.  Please note some replacement buses will not connect to the first/last trains, so the first bus from Jarrow will begin service at South Shields, the last bus to Jarrow will continue to South Shields and the last six buses to Gateshead will continue to Benton (via Regent Centre), please check the timetable for details.

Express replacement bus services will also be running, stopping at three stations only on each route. Express bus X900 will run between Gateshead - Heworth - Jarrow. Express bus X901 will run between Gateshead - Heworth - Park Lane.

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 Gateshead Stadium and Jarrow/South Hylton

On Sunday 23 August no trains will run between Gateshead Stadium and Jarrow and Gateshead Stadium and South Hylton to allow for track renewal work.  Two replacement bus services will call at or close to all stations in the affected area starting at Gateshead Interchange.  Bus 900 Gateshead - Jarrow and Bus 901 Gateshead - South Hylton.  Please note some replacement buses will not connect to the first/last trains, so the first bus from Jarrow will begin service at South Shields, the last bus to Jarrow will continue to South Shields and the last six buses to Gateshead will continue to Benton (via Regent Centre), please check the timetable for details.. 

Express replacement bus services will also be running, stopping at three stations only on each route. Express bus X900 will run between Gateshead - Heworth - Jarrow. Express bus X901 will run between Gateshead - Heworth - Park Lane.

Please note, some late night trains on Friday 21 and early morning on Monday 24 August have changed, view here for details.  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).



 


 

- Park Lane platform 2 lift out of use

The lift on platform 2 at Park Lane will be out of use on Tuesday 25 August from 8.00am until 11.00am.  If you require step free access and wish to travel from Park Lane towards Sunderland board a train from platform 1, travel to University, change to platform 2 and board a train to continue your journey. If you need step free access and want to leave the train at Park Lane platform 2 (towards Sunderland), stay on the train to Sunderland, change platform and return to Park Lane platform 1. Your journey will take longer so please leave extra travel time. For help planning your journey call 0191 20 20 747 (lines open Monday-Friday 9.00am-5.00pm).



 


 

- Manors platform 2 lift out of use

The lift on platform 2 at Manors will be out of use on Wednesday 26 August from 8.00am until 11.00am.If you require step free access and wish to travel from Manors platform 2 towards Monument, board a train from platform 1, travel to Byker, change to platform 2 and board a train to continue your journey. If you need step free access and want to leave the train at Manors platform 2 (towards Monument), stay on the train to Monument, change to platform 3 and return to Manors platform 2. Your journey will take longer so please leave extra travel time. For help planning your journey call 0191 20 20 747 (lines open Monday-Friday 9.00am-5.00pm).



 


 

- No trains between Gateshead Stadium and Jarrow/South Hylton

On Saturday 29 August no trains will run between Gateshead Stadium and Jarrow and Gateshead Stadium and South Hylton to allow for track renewal work.  Two replacement bus services will call at or close to all stations in the affected area starting at Gateshead Interchange.  Bus 900 Gateshead - Jarrow and Bus 901 Gateshead - South Hylton.  Please note some replacement buses will not connect to the first/last trains, so the first bus from Jarrow will begin service at South Shields, the last bus to Jarrow will continue to South Shields and the last six buses to Gateshead will continue to Benton (via Regent Centre), please check the timetable for details.

Express replacement bus services will also be running, stopping at three stations only on each route. Express bus X900 will run between Gateshead - Heworth - Jarrow. Express bus X901 will run between Gateshead - Heworth - Park Lane.

Please note, some train times have changed late night on Friday 28 August and early morning on Tuesday 1 September, view here for details. 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 Gateshead Stadium and Jarrow/South Hylton

On Sunday 30 August no trains will run between Gateshead Stadium and Jarrow and Gateshead Stadium and South Hylton to allow for track renewal work.  Two replacement bus services will call at or close to all stations in the affected area starting at Gateshead Interchange.  Bus 900 Gateshead - Jarrow and Bus 901 Gateshead - South Hylton.  Please note some replacement buses will not connect to the first/last trains, so the first bus from Jarrow will begin service at South Shields, the last bus to Jarrow will continue to South Shields and the last six buses to Gateshead will continue to Benton (via Regent Centre), please check the timetable for details.

Express replacement bus services will also be running, stopping at three stations only on each route. Express bus X900 will run between Gateshead - Heworth - Jarrow. Express bus X901 will run between Gateshead - Heworth - Park Lane.

Please note, some train times have changed late night on Friday 28 August and early morning on Tuesday 1 September, view here for details. 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 Gateshead Stadium and Jarrow/South Hylton

On bank holiday Monday 31 August no trains will run between Gateshead Stadium and Jarrow and Gateshead Stadium and South Hylton to allow for track renewal work. Trains that are running will run to a revised Saturday timetable. Two replacement bus services will call at or close to all stations in the affected area starting at Gateshead Interchange.  Bus 900 Gateshead - Jarrow and Bus 901 Gateshead - South Hylton.  Please note some replacement buses will not connect to the first/last trains, so the first bus from Jarrow will begin service at South Shields, the last bus to Jarrow will continue to South Shields and the last six buses to Gateshead will continue to Benton (via Regent Centre), please check the timetable for details.

Express replacement bus services will also be running, stopping at three stations only on each route. Express bus X900 will run between Gateshead - Heworth - Jarrow. Express bus X901 will run between Gateshead - Heworth - Park Lane.

Please note, some train times have changed late night on Friday 28 August and early morning on Tuesday 1 September, view here for details.  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).



 


 

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Metro timetable - Updated 10 August 

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. 

A normal service is running  between St James-South Shields and Airport-South Hylton.  From about 8.00pm the service frequency reduces to a train every 30 minutes.  The additional services will assist with social distancing.  

From 18 July, the normal full timetable will resume for weekend services (some train times may be changed if planned modernisation work is taking place).  

Train times for key stations are available below. 

Bank holiday Monday 31 August

Trains will run to a revised Saturday timetable. Please note planned modernisation work is scheduled so no trains will run between Gateshead Stadium-Jarrow/South Hylton.  More details here.

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