Secret Architecture of the Tyne & Wear Metro

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    ".....You may not have noticed, but the Metro has a series of ventilation shafts which allow the system to breath deep underground central Newcastle and Gateshead. The relief shafts transport clean air from the surface into tunnels and platforms while simultaneously providing an escape for stale air. You’ve probably walked past them many times, but as a testament to the brilliance with which they’ve been worked into the background, it’s doubtful that you’ve noticed....."
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    Metal and Dust
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Peter Smith
    Last modified: 1 year, 9 months ago
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