Modernisation

Nexus is investing £350m in new track and technology, better stations and refurbished trains right across the system. The work is essential to make sure Metro keeps serving Tyne and Wear for decades to come.

Watch this space for latest updates, news and pictures.

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Manors temporary lift closure
Manors temporary lift closure

The lift to/from Manors platform 2 will be closed from 12pm until 4pm on Monday 9 January 2017.  If you require step free access during the closure please speak to a member of staff at the station or through the station Help Point.  We're sorry for any inconvenience. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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No trains Shiremoor - North Shields
No trains Shiremoor - North Shields

On Sunday 29 January 2017 no trains will run between Shiremoor and North Shields in either direction until about 6.10pm, to allow for maintenance work.  During the work a replacement bus service number 900 will call at or close to all of the affected stations.  Your journey will take longer so please leave extra travelling time. 

 
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  • Line closure
  • Platform closure
  • Station closure
  • Events
  • Other work

Ongoing work

Nexus are investing £9m in a new digital radio system. The new system is being installed in the driver’s cabs of the 90 Metro trains and in the Metro Control Room at South Gosforth. Work will be completed by Spring 2016.