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Due to a train developing a fault and being withdrawn there is currently a gap in service of up to 15 minutes between Percy Main and St James platform 2, Metro apologises for any inconvenience caused.

Updated at 12:25, Sunday, 18 April 2021

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Updated at 04:20, Saturday, 17 April 2021

Newcastle Airport will be closed every day from 1300 to 0700 hours due to reduced flight operations. A side door at the station will remain open for Metro passengers but access to the terminal will be closed. Metro services will continue to operate to the winter timetable.

Updated at 18:25, Wednesday, 3 March 2021

 

When we are running a good service the status will show as ‘No Metro disruptions’. Any delays (less than 15 minutes) to service will be announced via the station PA system and passenger information boards. If delays occur resulting in trains running more than 15 minutes later than advertised the status will be updated by an automatic travel alert system.

- No trains between Airport and Regent Centre

All day on Sunday 25 April no trains will run in either direction between Airport and Regent Centre, to allow for track work.  A replacement bus service, number 900 will be calling at or close to all of the affected stations.  Your journey will take longer so please leave extra travel time.

Replacement bus stop locations, replacement bus timetable and train timetables are available below.



 


 

- No trains between Airport and Regent Centre

All day Saturday 1 May no trains will run in either direction between Airport and Regent Centre, to allow for track work.  A replacement bus service, number 900 will be calling at or close to all of the affected stations. Kingston Park level crossing will be closed all day to pedestrians and road vehicles.  A shuttle bus will available to take you to the opposite side of the tracks.  There is an alternative track crossing point for pedestrians about a 20 minute walk from the usual crossing.  Your journey will take longer, so please leave extra travel time.



 


 

- No trains between Airport and Regent Centre

All day Sunday 2 May no trains will run in either direction between Airport and Regent Centre, to allow for track work.  A replacement bus service, number 900 will be calling at or close to all of the affected stations. Kingston Park level crossing will be closed all day to pedestrians and road vehicles.  A shuttle bus will available to take you to the opposite side of the tracks.  There is an alternative track crossing point for pedestrians about a 20 minute walk from the usual crossing.  Your journey will take longer, so please leave extra travel time



 


 

- No trains between Airport and Regent Centre

All day Saturday 22 May no trains will run in either direction between Airport and Regent Centre, to allow for over head power line work.  A replacement bus service, number 900 will be calling at or close to all of the affected stations. Bank Foot level crossing will be closed all day to pedestrians and road vehicles.  An alternative pedestrian crossing point is available about five minutes from the usual crossing point.  Your journey will take longer, so please leave extra travel time.



 


 

- No trains between Airport and Regent Centre

All day Sunday 23 May no trains will run in either direction between Airport and Regent Centre, to allow for over head power line work.  A replacement bus service, number 900 will be calling at or close to all of the affected stations. Bank Foot level crossing will be closed all day to pedestrians and road vehicles.  An alternative pedestrian crossing point is available about five minutes from the usual crossing point.  Your journey will take longer, so please leave extra travel time.



 


 

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New Metro timetable

From Sunday 11 April a full Metro timetable will be restored, providing increased train frequencies across the network. 

The new train times are available to download here, simply select your station.   

Sunday 18 April Metro timetable

On Sunday 18 April no trains will run between South Hylton and Pelaw until about 11.30am.  A replacement bus service will be in operation, for more details click here.  Trains will be running to all other stations, but may not be to usual timetable so please leave extra time for your journey.  Timetables are available below.

Sunday 25 April Metro timetable

On Sunday 25 April no trains will run between Airport and Regent Centre all day.  A replacement bus service will be in operation, for more details click here.  Trains will be running to all other stations, but may not be to usual timetable so please leave extra time for your journey.  Timetables are available below.

Saturday 1 May Metro timetable

On Saturday 1 May no trains will run between Airport and Regent Centre all day.  A replacement bus service will be in operation, for more details click here.  Trains will be running to all other stations, but may not be to usual timetable so please leave extra time for your journey. 

Timetables will be posted soon.

Sunday 2 May Metro timetable

On Sunday 2 May no trains will run between Airport and Regent Centre all day.  A replacement bus service will be in operation, for more details click here.  Trains will be running to all other stations, but may not be to usual timetable so please leave extra time for your journey.  Timetables are available below

Bank Holiday Monday 3 May

Trains will run to a weekday timetable without additional peak services.

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