Newcastle Metro: circuit, photos, description
One of the means of public transport in the cityNewcastle upon Tyne in the UK is the subway, which opened in the summer of 1980. It consists of two lines, the total length of almost 80 kilometers sostavlet. On routes to Newcastle Metro opened 60 stations, nine of which - underground.
In the city of Newcastle upon Tyne in the UKhome to about 300 thousand people. In the metropolitan area includes several cities satellites and the new public transport system will link the most remote areas of the historic, commercial and business center of the city.
Two subway lines connect the city with NewcastleGateshead, Sunderland and South Shields. The first line was put into operation in August 1980. Its color scheme on urban public transport - yellow, opened 16 stations on the route. The line starts in the western part of the city, should be to the east, then turns to the north, in which he describes a closed loop. Its final destination - a satellite town of South Shields. Along the way the trains are in Whitley Bay, North Shields and Tynemouth.
"Green" branch - the route number 2 - open all yearlater. It consisted of six stations. Today this route runs from South Hylton to Newcastle Airport in the north. Part of the way passes through Newcastle Metro commuter rail paths.
Trains both branches do stop at Haymarket Station, where the bus station is Newcastle. At the station, you can make a change to the most important bus routes.
Given the great popularity of bicyclesNewcastle, some metro stations offer their passengers a place to store them. However, it is worth considering that the bikes, smuggled in the subway, should have a folding design.
Hours Metro Newcastle
Newcastle Metro opens for entry of passengers at 6:00 am and is open until 23.00. The interval between trains is typically six minutes during peak hours and ten - in the rest of the day.
Tickets Newcastle Metro
Pay the fare at the Newcastle metro at the box officestations or machines. Tour price depends on the distance and zonal charged. Subway Newcastle, as well as other subway in the UK, is not a cheap form of transportation.