New South Shields interchange opens

HE new £21million transport interchange in South Shields opened on August 4, with the first Tyne & Wear Metro train departing at 07.00 that day. 

The station replaces the previous South Shields Metro stop, which closed on July 7 (RM August). 

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An exterior view of the new Metro and bus interchange at South Shields. South Tyneside Council

It is at the end of the Metro’s Yellow Line from Pelaw on the south bank of the Tyne, and is expected to be used by 7.5 million passengers a year.

Read more in the September 2019 issue of The RM – on sale now!

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