Inside the rail gang test track

  • Description

    This is a photograph takes from inside the rail gang test track; it was taken some time in 1975. The photograph is taken from a collection of black and white contact prints documenting the development of the whole of the Metro System in Tyne and Wear. The images are taken from the Mott, Hay and Anderson Collection, consulting civil engineers responsible for the Tyneside Metro light rail system and the Tyne pedestrian, cyclist and vehicular tunnels. Most of the photographs were taken by Amber Film Associates and Lambton Visual Aids, 5 and 9 The Side, Newcastle. Reference no. DT.MHA/22/2/A35/4 This image inspired ‘Interchange’, an experimental film and album of music by Warm Digits. More information can be found here" > interchange (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email
  • Owner

    Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums
  • Source

    TWAM (Flickr)
  • License

    What does this mean? No known copyright restrictions
  • Further information

    Resource type: Image
    Last modified: 7 years, 6 months ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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