Tyne and Wear Metro

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I've not seen it mentioned so... 
Just caught sight of an email to say that the P&R sites at the various Metro stations are offering free parking in the lead up to Christmas.
Someone may want to do some digging and see if they can find a link.
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(04 Nov 2021, 7:37 pm)Andreos1 Wrote: I've not seen it mentioned so... 
Just caught sight of an email to say that the P&R sites at the various Metro stations are offering free parking in the lead up to Christmas.
Someone may want to do some digging and see if they can find a link.
https://www.nexus.org.uk/news/item/free-...november-1
If there is metro replacements how do you pay for your tickets?
(26 Nov 2021, 2:16 pm)Keeiajs Wrote: If there is metro replacements how do you pay for your tickets?

Depends on the type of maintenance, for the major line  closures they'll fence off the station and offer the full range of Metro tickets on the bus, for short term closures/emergency replacements you purchase them from the Metro ticket machines.
(26 Nov 2021, 2:16 pm)Keeiajs Wrote: If there is metro replacements how do you pay for your tickets?

You can buy them on the bus, but if you happen to be walking past the station on the way to get the bus, I'd recommend getting the tickets at the machines still as it speeds up the process, and will mean less delays on the bus.
Metro services have been suspended and blocked lines between Wallsend & Shiremoor.
For the sake of clarity, Metro services are suspended systemwide.
Yellow line (St James to South Shields) is anticipated to reopen tomorrow, whilst the green line (Airport to South Hylton) will remain closed.

Metro have ran a test train to South Hylton within the last couple of hours however this has since brought the wires down and the engineers are too busy working on the ECML at the moment.
Whats peoples views on the total new metros being 46,im a bit 'hmmmm' on that figure,another not,looks like (what i presume) is 555001 is well underway (yes its confirmed they're Class number is 555),also any actual info on why the Willington Dene Bridge is still 30kmph (apart from it being old) 3 and a half years later,so much for temporary speed limit
Kind Regards
Tez
They only need 36 trains for the current full timetable. More than enough, especially for the planned increased service to South Shields.
"Tyne and Wear Metro passengers are set to be hit with ticket fare increases": https://www.shieldsgazette.com/news/tran...ra-3517987

- 9.5% rise on singles and day tickets, but frozen if you use the PAYG POP card
- B/C boundary moved from Seaburn to East Boldon
- Gold cards frozen... again

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(06 Jan 2022, 10:01 pm)Adrian Wrote: "Tyne and Wear Metro passengers are set to be hit with ticket fare increases":  https://www.shieldsgazette.com/news/tran...ra-3517987

- 9.5% rise on singles and day tickets, but frozen if you use the PAYG POP card
- B/C boundary moved from Seaburn to East Boldon
- Gold cards frozen... again

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Love the Gazette's headline:

Metro and Shields Ferry passengers face ticket price hikes - here's how some can dodge paying extra

Does that mean we'll see the return of Checkywatch?