Newcastleaka Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
Examples of interesting station design:
NewcastleThe Tyne and Wear Metro has a very consistently designed guiding system and many works of art in the stations [nexus.org.uk], [newcastle.gov.uk].
Photo [rwa.org.uk]: Interactive sculpture 'Pulse' of the year 2000 by Andrew Stonyer in the atrium of Four Lane Ends station: approaching trains cause the neon light to pulse.
North Sea: Tyne&Wear metro to Cullercoats, South Shields, Tynemouth or Whitley Bay.
|There are good views of the bridges over the Tyne on the metro bridge that crosses the river between the undergound portions in central Newcastle and Gateshead. |
Photo by metrobits.org
Typefaces designed exclusively for this metro:
Pan-shaped loop - Yellow Line - 26 stations - opened 1980 - completed 1982.
Buzzing (like an electronic alarm clock), then a female pre-recorded voice: "Doors closing".
|Green Line train departing from Airport station.|
Generic Links for Newcastle Tyne & Wear Metro
Wikipedia entry at wikipedia.org
Urbanrail.net entry at urbanrail.net
Railway Gazette search at railwaygazette.com
Discussion at skyscrapercity.com
System photos at Google Images
City information at wikipedia.org
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