Tyne and Wear Metro

Advertising with the Tyne and Wear Metro System

The Tyne and Wear Nexus metro system serves the city of Newcastle in addition to the surrounding areas of Gateshead, South Tyneside, North Tyneside and Sunderland. Tram advertising has the power to reach a diverse audience, encompassing not only local commuters but also tourists arriving for leisure or business.

As a one of the most popular public transport services in North East, Tyne and Wear Metro offers a wide variety of advertising formats at each stop, including 4 to 48 sheet billboards, lift escalator panels and train car panels.

As Britain’s first modern light rail system, Tyne and Wear metro is the second largest system of its kind in the UK, surpassed only by the prolific London Underground. The region sees vast numbers of passengers thanks to its position across the key cities of Newcastle and Sunderland, who, between them, contain leading UK Universities, two Premier football teams and the popular Gateshead Metrocentre shopping mall.

Tyne and Wear Metro is operated by are operated by DB Regio Tyne & Wear Ltd, who are part of Arriva, on behalf of the area’s Passenger Transport Executive, Nexus. It consists of a green Line¸ which runs between Newcastle Airport and South Hylton, and a Yellow Line, which runs between St James and South Shields.

A list of stops is presented below:


Green Line



A Gateshead Park Lane
Airport Gateshead Stadium Pelaw
Bank Foot Haymarket Regent Centre
C Heworth S
Callerton Parkway I Seaburn
Central Station Illford Park South Gosforth
E K South Hylton
East Boldon Kingston Park Stadium of Light University
F M Sunderland
Fawdon Millfield W
Fellgate Monument West Jesmond
Felling P
G Pallion



Yellow Line



B Hebburn Palmersville
Bade Heworth Pelaw
Benton Howdon S
Byker I Shiremoor
C Illford Road South Gosforth
Central Station J South Shields
Chichester Jarrow St James
Chillingham Road Jesmond T
Cullercoats L Tyne Dock
F Longbenton Tynemouth
Felling M W
Four Lanes End Manors Walkergate
G Monkseaton Wallsend
Gateshead Monument West Jesmond
Gateshead Stadium N West Monkseaton
H North Shields Whitley Bay
Hadrian Road Northumberland Park
Haymarket P


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