Tyne and Wear Metro at 40 - online event

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26 Jan 2010
For anyone who's interested Urban Transport Group are hosting a 1 hour online chat with 3 current and former Metro chiefs.

Wednesday 24th February 2021

Time: 1-2pm

Join the Urban Transport Group (UTG) for a series of lunchtime conversations with some of the UK’s leading figures in urban transport.

About this Event​

Urban Transport Next 03: The Tyne and Wear Metro at 40
A lunchtime conversation on what’s next for Britain’s innovation railway, with:
Tobyn Hughes, Managing Director, Transport North East and Director General of Nexus
Huw Lewis, Customer Services Director, Nexus
Interviewer, Mike Parker, former Director General, Nexus
The Tyne and Wear Metro is arguably the UK’s boldest and most successful post-war urban rail development. It’s also the bone structure of the region’s economy, identity and daily life. In the third of UTG’s Urban Transport Next series of lunchtime conversations, our panel will discuss how the Metro came about in the first place. And what does the future hold for this unique and pioneering light rail system?
UTG is the UK’s network of city region transport authorities. Together, we work to ensure that transport plays its full part in making our city regions greener, fairer, happier, healthier and more prosperous places.
Date: Wednesday 24th February
Time: 1-2pm

The event is free but you do need to register to attend
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