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Help us celebrate the 40th year of Metro by sharing your fond memories and special moments out and about across the Metro network.

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Celebrating 40 years of Metro journeys

Since 1980, we’ve made 1.5 billion journeys. Bringing the region closer. Connecting more people to more places. Putting more possibilities within reach. A lot can happen in 40 years, so we’re sharing and celebrating the journeys that last a lifetime.

A visit in 1980
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Metro test track
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Last time I went to a Gateshead Match
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Cllr Gladys Hobson Interview
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Jack Graham MBE
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Baby on Board!
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Travelcard and running up steps
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Professor Tony Ridley - Building the Metro
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First Metro service 11 August 1980
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Celebrating Margaret Calvert
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3D Metro Cars
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Constructing QEII Bridge
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