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Newcastle’s Central Metro station twinned with London Tube station

The Central metro station in Newcastle has been twinned with Tower Hill Tube station in London to share best practice as tourism gateways in their respective areas.

Nexus – the public body which owns and manages Metro – welcomed 18 frontline staff, including workers from Tower Hill station, for a knowledge sharing day on May 11.

The two stations were twinned because both are situated close to visitor attractions, hotels and shops.

Metro services director Chris Carson said: “This visit has been a great experience for Metro staff. They have had the chance to meet with their colleagues from London Underground and talk with them face to face about a whole range of issues connected with customer care.

“By sharing knowledge we will be able to make improvements to what we offer our customers here in Tyne and Wear.”

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