Nexus unveils colour scheme for the 362m new Tyne and Wear Metro train fleet [Tyne and Wear Metro]

Date: 16/09/2020

A vibrant yellow colour scheme for Metro^s £362m new train fleet can be revealed for the first time today, as Nexus launches a major public consultation on its interior design.
Nexus, the public body which owns and manages the Tyne and Wear Metro, has chosen a modern and eye-catching yellow paint job with black and pale grey along the train sides, following input from passengers and employees.
The new colour scheme is a nod to the Metro^s iconic yellow PTE livery when the system first opened 40 years ago.
The new Metro fleet, which is being built by the Swiss train manufacturer, Stadler, is set to enter service in 2023, transforming the experience for passengers and boosting reliability.

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