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.

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Line Closure - No trains between St James - Monkseaton
No trains between St James - Monkseaton

In either direction all day Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 May, to allow for renewal of overhead power lines and modernisation of the Byker viaduct.  A replacement bus service, number 900 will be calling at or close to all stations from Monument to Monkseaton.  Some late night buses from Monument to Monkseaton will continue to Longbenton (alighting only after Monkseaton).  Metro tickets and passes will be valid on the bus service and the driver will sell tickets. Your journey will take longer so please leave extra travelling time especially if transferring between two modes of transport or heading to the football match at St James.

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Line Closure - No trains between St James - Monkseaton
No trains between St James - Monkseaton

In either direction all day Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 May, to allow for renewal of overhead power lines and modernisation of the Byker viaduct.  A replacement bus service, number 900 will be calling at or close to all stations from Monument to Monkseaton.  Some late night buses from Monument to Monkseaton will continue to Longbenton (alighting only after Monkseaton).  Metro tickets and passes will be valid on the bus service and the driver will sell tickets. Your journey will take longer so please leave extra travelling time especially if transferring between two modes of transport or heading to the football match at St James.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Line Closure - No trains between Byker and Tynemouth
No trains between Byker and Tynemouth

In either direction all day Saturday 26 May and on Sunday 27 May until about 6.30pm, to allow for renewal of overhead power lines.  A replacement bus service, number 900 will be calling at or close to all stations in the affected area.  Some late night buses from Byker towards Tynemouth on Saturday will continue to Longbenton (alighting only after Tynemouth) and four late night buses to Byker will continue to Monument, for specific details view the replacement bus timetable.  Metro tickets and passes will be valid on the bus service and the driver will sell tickets. Your journey will take longer so please leave extra travelling time especially if transferring between two modes of transport.

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

Ongoing work