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Walkergate Metro Station Renovation

Nick was joined by the three Labour Councillors for Walkergate to mark the opening of the refurbished Walkergate Metro Station. The new station has improved access, new seating and better lighting, as well as a lift onto the platform for the first time. Nick commented “It is great to see the Metro modernisation programme delivering [...]

Metro Upgrade Works Taking Shape

Nick Brown was at Chillingham Road Metro Station in Heaton today to see the impact of the £500m cash boost delivered by the last Labour Government. As Regional Minister for the North East Nick played a key role in securing the upgrade works, will go towards renewing stations and rolling stock, installing new ticket machines [...]

£300m Investment Programme for the Metro

This summer marks the first anniversary of my appointment as Minister for the North East. It’s been a productive year. Making the case for job opportunities to be based within the region, for the area to build on its reputation as the UK’s centre and leader in green technologies, and doing what I can to [...]