HRH The Queen opening the Sunderland extension in 2002

Nexus

Metro was extended to Sunderland in April 2002, at a cost of £100m.

The Sunderland line was opened by Her Majesty the Queen in 2002, with the track between Pelaw and Sunderland stations shared with other rail operators, and a new Metro-only line built along an historic rail route to South Hylton.

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