Newcastle Central Station

Newcastle Central Station is the mainline station of the city of Newcastle and is a principal stop on the East Coast Main Line. It first opened in 1850 and is a Grade I listed building. The railway station is connected to the adjacent underground Metro Station and has an overall passenger usage of near 13 million, including both mainline and metro lines.

Left to right: Justin Short of Synergi with Alan Schofield of Clouston Group

Clouston Group move systems into the cloud

The firm behind the Stephenson Quarter project has invested in cloud technologies

Remus Matloch, 15, Janko Matloch, 12, and David Matloch, 10, who went missing from their home in Sunderland

Did missing Matloch brothers arrange meeting in Newcastle?

The search is intensifying for the three Sunderland boys who went missing on Monday from their foster parents’ home

A East Coast train at Newcastle Central Station

Councils call for investment along East Coast Main Line

North East councils say the British economy could benefit by £9bn if rail services are improved

Adam Hedley, left, and Dave Glover

Duo launch Peruvian street food venture in Newcastle

A Newcastle solicitor and his friend are bringing the taste of the Andes to the city with their new Peruvian street food venture

North East LEP chief executive Edward Twiddy speaking as Paul Woolston looks on

More criticism for 'patronising and misleading' Guardian article labelling North East as UK's Detroit

MPs and business leaders line up to attack national newspaper over editorial claiming region was 'teetering on the brink'

Mark Stephenson, policy advisor at the North East Chamber of Commerce

19 North East infrastructure projects scheduled to start

Among the projects beginning are: the A1 Lobley Hill widening scheme, Sunderland Strategic Junctions Improvement Scheme, Ovingham Bridge refurbishment and the Morpeth Surface Water and Port Clarence and Greatham South flood alleviation schemes

The A1 road which will benefit from a widening scheme in Gateshead

Government funds new North East infrastructure projects

Treasury mixed up North East and Yorkshire but insists backing is there for the region with twelve projects expected to be completed in 2014-15

The revamped Newcastle Central Station portico

Newcastle Central Station hailed by David Cameron for job creation

Newcastle Central Station is among the Government's list of important UK construction projects

James Croasdale construction manager with Miller Construction at Central Station

Newcastle Central Station's new look is unveiled

The new-look Newcastle Central Station is beginning to take shape as work has now been completed on its historic entrance

Clavering Place in Newcastle

Developers plan student flats on Roman site in Newcastle

Housing developers want to build student flats on land behind Newcastle Central Station that saw some of the city’s most important Roman finds

Mark Thompson MD of Ryder Architecture Ltd

Profits soars fivefold at Newcastle's Ryder Architecture

One of the region’s most well-known firm of architects has seen turnover climb 22% and profits increase fivefold

Peter Buchan of Ryder architects

North East architecture firm in the spotlight

It's a big month for one of our most celebrated architecture firms, with twin exhibitions in a region it has helped to shape. David Whetstone looks at the story of Ryder and meets senior partner Peter Buchan

A computer-generated image of Miller Group's construction project at Newcastle Central Station

Building giant Miller Group unveils massive rise in profits

Builder responsible for the redevelopment of Newcastle Stephenson Quarter and the Central Station has unveiled a 900% rise in pre-tax profits

Miller Group reports pre-tax profits of £4m

Miller Group, which is working on the redevelopment of Newcastle Central Station has unveiled pre-tax profits of £4m in its interim results

Trouble broke out after Newcastle were beaten

Twenty-four people banned from Newcastle matches after derby disorder

Twenty-four people have been banned from Newcastle United fixtures as they face criminal charges over derby-day disorder

Rail passengers at Newcastle Central Station

Anger in Newcastle as rail fare rises fixed at 4.1%

Demonstrators gathered in Newcastle to protest against another “massive” increase of 4.1% in rail fares

Emergency services were called to assist passengers on the Tyne and Wear Metro

Metro chaos as heat causes services to grind to a halt

Commuters faced travel chaos when the hot weather caused Metro services to grind to a halt with passengers trapped onboard

The launch of EAT! Festival 2013 on Fenwicks roof

Fine dining reaches new festival heights

The EAT! Festival returns to the North East for the seventh year with chefs creating their own menus at stunning locations

The naming and blessing of the East Coast train in honour of the Lindisfarne Gospels at Newcastle Central Station

Durham Cathedral train makes rail station debut

A train painted with Durham Cathedral’s name and image has been named an blessed at Newcastle Central Station yesterday

Newcastle taxi drivers plan Central Station rank boycott

TAXI drivers who claim Central Station improvements have crippled trade say they will boycott Newcastle’s new parking rank.

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