Tyne & Wear Metro

Light metro network created from existing suburban rail lines linked by city-centre tunnel sections and a cross-Tyne bridge. Initial route opened 1980, extended to the airport in 1991 and Sunderland in 2002. The network now serves 60 stations. Following 7 years operated as a concession by DB Regio, on 1 ...

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