24 Nov '12, 8am

@LisaNaomi it was built in a national crisis, who owns the Metro now... have a nice day.

When work started on Metro in 1974 it became Britain’s largest urban transport project of the 20th Century, and stood out as one of the greatest achievements in North East England's rich industrial heritage. Built at a time of national financial crisis and high unemployment it seems a miracle that Metro ever got up and running. But against all the odds the project was seen through to completion and was opened in the summer of 1980 by Her Majesty The Queen, to a fanfare of critical acclaim. Metro was an instant success story and became part of everyday life on Tyneside, and on Wearside in 2002. Those who were bold enough to believe in the project had delivered something that was ahead of its time, something which today remains the envy of other British cities. Among Metro's biggest champions was Michael Campbell, the so-called Statesman of Jarrow. Cllr Campbell was leader o...

Full article: http://www.nexus.org.uk/history/how-metro-was-built

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Ripple and taking the project to the next level...

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Metro Ladies Night 20% Off Storewide Promotion @ Paragon 6pm today (23 Nov) #singapore #metro #paragon Christmas

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singapore-promotions.com 23 Nov '12, 7am

Past Event [ iCal Import ] [ Calendar View ] Start: 23 November 2012 End: 23 November 2012 Venue: Paragon (Ladies Only!) M...

For changes about fares in 2013 see our website

nexus.org.uk 22 Nov '12, 3pm

The Tyne and Wear Integrated Transport Authority has agreed a Nexus proposal for Metro fares that will see an average incr...

£1 to park all day at most Metro stations & free parking after 5pm. Free all day on Sundays. More information online

£1 to park all day at most Metro stations & fre...

nexus.org.uk 28 Nov '12, 2pm

A new scheme of parking charges is to be introduced at Metro park and ride sites, including free parking after 5pm. Nexus,...

Driving home from Splitmas? Don't be daft, enjo...

nexus.org.uk 30 Nov '12, 3pm

27th November - Lift closure St Peters platform 1 The lift will be closed for about ten days from 27 November to allow for...

National Guard soldiers, airmen face unemployme...

stripes.com 24 Nov '12, 2am

For 1st Lt. Ernest Rodriguez, weekly chats with his young daughter via phone or Skype are the highlight of duty in Afghani...

There will be a new Metro timetable from the 9 ...

nexus.org.uk 19 Nov '12, 12pm

New Metro timetable from 9 December New Metro timetable from 9 December, with additional Christmas services. The new timet...

@ameliaraex Here is a link to the timetable. So...

nexus.org.uk 26 Nov '12, 9am

27th November - Lift closure St Peters platform 1 The lift will be closed for about ten days from 27 November to allow for...

#singapore #sales Metro Christmas 2012 Promotio...

sgrate.com 26 Nov '12, 5pm

I'm in a STYLING MYSELF UP LIKE NEVER BEFORE THIS CHRISTMAS kind of mood. Have your Christmas tree set up & decorated by M...

University of Reading launches innovative research programme into sustainability in the built environment @UKGBC

University of Reading launches innovative resea...

ukgbc.org 27 Nov '12, 10am

UK-GBC member launches Sustainability in the Built Environment research programme Date released: 26 Nov 2012 UK-GBC member...

#blackberry Built for BlackBerry certification program now live - e27 #openFollow

#blackberry Built for BlackBerry certification ...

e27.sg 29 Nov '12, 5am

Research In Motion announced the official launch of the Built for BlackBerry certification program at BlackBerry Jam Asia ...

Don't foget you can save 10% of your four week MetroSaver until 1st January

Don't foget you can save 10% of your four week ...

nexus.org.uk 04 Dec '12, 1pm

This festive season you can receive 10% off your four week MetroSaver when renewing from the 28th November to the 1st Janu...

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