South Shields, Metro Training and Maintenance Skills Centre

A new Metro training and maintenance skills centre.

The scheme consists of a new Metro training and maintenance skill centre in South Shields, Tyne and Wear.

The scheme will result in improved maintenance facilities for the existing Metro fleet, and the new train fleet which is currently at the planning stage, and more comprehensive training, apprenticeships and skills opportunities for all Nexus and Metro staff.

Project timeline
2015 Pipeline

Pipeline stage

2016 In progress

Start of feasibility and business case development

2018 In progress

Project approved and in construction phase

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Project Stats
Skills, Transport and connectivity
Project Status
In progress
Project Location
South Tyneside
Project Organisation
Project Funding
Local Growth Fund
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