It will be the longest Metro line closure for more than 30 years, the Tyne and wear Metro service will be *closed in places for a multi-million pound modernisation. *
This will mean that the line between Haymarket, Airport and Four Lane Ends will be closed for 27 days from 4th - 30th August.**
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