The Metro strike has been called off

Tyne and Wear Metro strike called off after talks between union and DB Regio

The walkout by train driving members of the trade union RMT was due to effect travel arrangements of the 50,000-plus fans heading to the One Direction concert at Sunderland’s Stadium of Light

Pop superstars One Direction

Metro strike to go ahead on day of One Direction gig in Sunderland

A strike by Metro drivers on the day of a One Direction concert at the Stadium of Light  is still set to go ahead    

Director General of Nexus Bernard Garner (left) and Coun David Wood, chairman of the Integrated Transport Authority, hand out information leaflets

New Metro ticket gates to be switched on soon

Passengers will soon be getting to grips with new automatic ticket machines on the Metro

A metro train

Metro launches new campaign to stop passengers obstructing train doors

Metro is launching a new campaign aimed at encouraging passengers not to obstruct train doors – and in the process improve services

Work begins on the upgrade for the Metro system at South Gosforth

Taking the strain of Metro shutdown

Commuters will today find out for the first time what effect a 27-day major Metro shutdown will have on them

A broadband installation

Free Newcastle City Centre Wi-Fi on the way

Metro passengers will be able to access free Wi-Fi after Newcastle Council won £6m of Government funding to develop a computing centre

General pic of Metro (puff)

Andrew Gets Metro Train Really Buzzin

Rugby legend Rob Andrew proved just the ticket recently when he unveiled a distinctive new Metro train emblazoned with the Newcastle Gateshead Buzzin Livery.


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