Metro to introduce a winter timetable due to driver training being halted by lockdown [Tyne and Wear Metro]

Date: 16/11/2020

Metro to introduce a winter timetable due to driver training being halted by lockdown. The Tyne and Wear Metro is to operate a reduced frequency winter timetable while it catches up with driver training schools that were halted earlier this year due to lockdown.

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