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Tyne and Wear Metro: Finance

Department for Transport written question – answered on 19th September 2017.

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Photo of Julie Elliott Julie Elliott Labour, Sunderland Central

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what his Department's plans are for funding of the Tyne and Wear Metro after the current funding arrangement ends in 2021.

Photo of Jesse Norman Jesse Norman Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

The Department for Transport is currently in discussions with Nexus about funding options for the renewal of the Metro fleet. These discussions include consideration of revenue and capital support for the existing network beyond the current funding arrangement.

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