Modernisation

Nexus is investing £389m 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.

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March 2017

  • 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.