Tuesday 21st March 2017
Central Station Revamp Is Complete
The £6m revamp of Metro's Newcastle Central Station has been successfully completed, by contractor, Tolent, transforming a key regional gateway in the heart of Newcastle's City Centre.
The works were completed earlier this month and have transformed the station which is used by 5.3 million passengers every year.
It's works include giving the station a lighter, brighter feel and Improvements have been made to disabled access, information displays, and waiting facilities.
An iconic piece of Metro art From The Rivers to the Sea, By Hilary Paynter, which had been located at platform level at Central Metro station, has been moved to a display in the escalator foyer.
All three escalators and the two lifts at the station have also been replaced as part of the Metro: all change modernisation programme.
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