NZ3564 : Tyne & Wear Metro at Tyne Dock

taken 1 year ago, near to Harton, South Tyneside, Great Britain

Tyne & Wear Metro at Tyne Dock
Tyne & Wear Metro at Tyne Dock
Tyne & Wear Metro tracks heading out of Tyne Dock station. This view looks south-westwards.
Tyne & Wear Metro

The Tyne & Wear Metro opened in 1980. Light rail vehicles replaced trains on suburban lines into Newcastle from north and south of the Tyne. The system was integrated with the local bus network, with bus routes redesigned to carry people to Metro interchanges rather than direct into the centre of Newcastle. A single ticket allowed passengers to interchange between bus and Metro.

The Metro was designed to be fully wheelchair-accessible right from the start, well before any other UK transport systems.

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Date Taken
Friday, 20 September, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 22 September, 2019
Geographical Context
Railways 
Railway (from Tags)
Tyne and Wear Metro 
Place (from Tags)
Tyne Dock  Tyneside 
Near (from Tags)
South Shields 
County (from Tags)
Tyne & Wear 
Primary Subject of Photo
Metro 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 3581 6471 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:58.5433N 1:26.5246W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 3582 6473
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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