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  1. Newcastle Metro Area
    Building the Newcastle Western Bypass (1987-1990) This thread is a "duplicate thread" amalgamating into one place ALL the various 'Building the Newcastle Western Bypass' posts that have been made on the forum in the past. The purpose of this thread is primarily to aid future researchers, and...
  2. Newcastle Metro Area
    Without the Coast Road, North Tyneside would be dead and certainly wouldn't be playing a part in the future hope of Greater Newcastle. It has often wondered me how important and how well structered the coast road (A1058) is. Compared to other roads in the UK linking towns, citys and districts...
  3. Newcastle Metro Area
    This story has been in the news for about twenty years or more. Every so often "something seems to be about to happen" or (as on this occasion) a tragedy on the road leads to someone "calling for something to happen". This story is likely to run-and-run (unlike the road) for a long time, so I...
  4. Newcastle Metro Area
    BUILDING THE CME (1972-1975) ACROSS THE EASTERN EDGE OF THE CITY CENTRE . . . This complete set of the 1970s City Council Newsletter series called Diversion, when viewed in it's entirity, tells the COMPLETE story of the building of the Central Motorway East (CME). I plan to show the series...
  5. Newcastle Metro Area
    Second Tyne tunnel gets approval BBC NEWS The current tunnel carries more than 11m vehicles a year A second road tunnel is to be built under the River Tyne, the government has confirmed. The news ends a lengthy campaign for another crossing, which could be completed by 2009. The...
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