065752:An aerial photograph of Metro test track Backworth. Unknown 1975-1980

  • Description

    Type : Photograph Medium : Print-black-and-white Description : An aerial view of the Metro test track Newcastle upon Tyne taken 1975-1980.The test track was used to trial the prototype cars on gradients and curves.It had a station and tunnel and proved a very effective system for monitoring the safety of vehicles and track. It was operational from 1975 until 1980.Transport Collection : Local Studies Source of Information : Williams Alan Rapid progress on Tyneside transit. Modern Railways.November 1975. Printed Copy : If you would like a printed copy of this image please contact Newcastle Libraries http://www.newcastle.gov.uk/tlt" >www.newcastle.gov.uk/tlt quoting Accession Number : 065752
  • Owner

    Newcastle Libraries
  • Source

    Newcastle libraries (Flickr)
  • License

    What does this mean? Public Domain Mark
  • Further information

    Link: https://www.flickr.com/photos/39821974@N06/4089617839/
    Resource type: Image
    Last modified: 6 years, 8 months ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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