Metro Radio is an independent Local Radio station from Newcastle upon Tyne, England and owned by Bauer Radio Group. It was founded in 15 July 1974 and is a part of Hit Radio network. This channel broadcasts mainly in Contemporary and pop music.

Slogan: "The Biggest Hits, The Biggest Throwbacks"

Format: contemporary hits.

First air date: 15 July 1974

City: Newcastle upon Tyne

Owner: Bauer Radio


Metro Radio broadcasts in the following cities:

  • Burnhope 97.1 FM
  • Fenham 103.0 FM
  • Hexham 103.2 FM
  • Alnwick 102.6 FM