The Tyne and Wear Metro’s iconic station cubes have had a festive makeover as part of the countdown to Christmas.
The familiar yellow and black cubes in the centres of Sunderland and Newcastle.– a unique part of everyday life in North East England – have been given an added touch of Christmas sparkle.
The station cubes, at Monument Metro station in Newcastle and Park Lane Interchange in Sunderland, have had festive the designs added to them by Metro’s operator, Nexus, to bring some festive cheer to customers who are returning to the network after lockdown.
Customer Services Director at Nexus, Huw Lewis, said: “The Metro cube is an iconic feature of everyday life on our city centres and we wanted to give them a bit of a Christmas makeover this year as we welcome more customers back for the festive season.
“Two of our cubes in Newcastle and in Sunderland have had some eye-catching Christmassy designs added to their iconic Calvert fonts.
“We hope that our customers like the designs and it helps to get everyone in the festive spirit this year, as we look to build back from lockdown.”