Category Archives: Tyne and Wear Metro

Five bidders shortlisted for new Tyne & Wear Metro trains

For the first time since the Tyne and Wear Metro opened in the early 1980s there is to be a new fleet of trains with the five bidders shortlisted to design, build and maintain the new trains recently revealed by … Continue reading

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Metro journeys to Newcastle Airport hit all time high

More passengers than ever are travelling by Tyne and Wear Metro to Newcastle Airport according to new figures released by Nexus. Almost 1 million journeys were made in the year up to March 2018 with officials stating this is down … Continue reading

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Progress on new South Shields transport interchange

The new £21 million bus and Tyne and Wear Metro interchange at South Shields is progressing with the roof now having been installed. The project to build the new interchange started earlier this year and is Phase Two of the … Continue reading

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South Shields Metro station closed for five weeks

Continued modernisation works on the Tyne and Wear Metro has seen the station at South Shields closed for five weeks whilst platform 2 at Chichester will be closed for six months from the start of November. A new bus and … Continue reading

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Tyne & Wear Metro disruption caused by power failure

Services on the Tyne and Wear Metro were partially suspended on Thursday 11th October after a major power failure. No trains were able to run through South Gosforth and Newcastle City Centre to Heworth or the Airport from just after … Continue reading

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This week on British Trams Online

We have another three Photo Galleries for you this week, including one which gives further coverage of one of our recent news stories about the tracklaying on the latest Metrolink extension:

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This week on British Trams Online

We have another couple of Photo Galleries for you to take a look at this week:

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This week on British Trams Online

Two more Photo Galleries for you this week including a British Trams Online debut:

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