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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January 2018

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

In either direction on Sunday 7 January until about 12.30pm, to allow for the renewal of overhead power lines.  A replacement bus service, number 900 will be calling at or close to all stations in the affected area.  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.  For help planning your journey call 0191 20 20 747 (open 8.00am - 6.00pm, Monday to Friday) or use the Live Travel Map.

 
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Line Closure - No trains between South Gosforth and Four Lane Ends
No trains between South Gosforth and Four Lane Ends

In either direction on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 January, to allow for completion of modernisation work.  A replacement bus service, number 900 will be calling at or close to all stations from South Gosforth to Four Lane Ends (the bus will turn at Regent Centre).  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.  For help planning your journey call 0191 20 20 747 (open 8.00am - 6.00pm, Monday to Friday) or use the Live Travel Map.

 
 
 
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Other work - Whitley Bay temporary station entrance closures
Whitley Bay temporary station entrance closures

Overhead canopy work is required at Whitley Bay station, when the work takes place the main entrances to the station will need to be closed for a short time.

  • Platform 2 main entrance - closed from 10.00am - 1.00pm on Tuesday 23 January.  Please use the alternative entrance located near to the ramp entrance.
  • Platform 1 main entrance and ticket area - closed from 10.00am - 1.00pm on Thursday 25 January.  Please use the alternative entrance located near to the ramp entrance and buy your Metro ticket from platform 2.

We're sorry for any inconvenience.  Please leave extra time for your journey.  The document below shows the location of the alternative entrance.

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

In either direction on Sunday 28 January until about 12.30pm, to allow for the renewal of overhead power lines.  A replacement bus service, number 900 will be calling at or close to all stations in the affected area.  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.  Some trains may not run to usual timetable.  For help planning your journey call 0191 20 20 747 (open 8.00am - 6.00pm, Monday to Friday) or use the Live Travel Map.

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

Ongoing work