Depot refurb signals Tyne and Wear Metro Upgrade

Tyne and Wear Metro train emerging from depot side only

The second phase of work on the new 70 million pound (82 million euro) Gosforth Metro depot in Newcastle has been successfully completed. The new depot will be home to the new Metro train fleet, which is set to start arriving in North-East England at the end of the year. Stadler, the Swiss train manufacturer, is assembling 46 new Metro train sets on behalf of Metro operator, Nexus. Construction specialists Volker Fitzpatrick will complete the build on the new Metro depot. 

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Author: Simon Walton

Simon Walton is UK correspondent for and

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