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  • Metro train clean

    Video: How Metro keeps its trains clean for passengers

    9 June 2011
    This latest video highlights the efforts that go into keeping Metro clean for the thousands of passengers who use the service. DBTW, who operate Metro on behalf of Nexus, has a stringent cleaning programme in place for Metro’s 90-strong fleet of trains. A dedicated team of cleaning staff work round...
  • Nexus' Phil Kirkland and Cllr Ed Hodson

    Putting old railway sleepers to good use

    10 June 2011
    Nexus aids footpath conservation in North Tyneside Nexus, which owns, manages and is modernising Metro, is putting used railway sleepers to good use in North Tyneside. Nexus, which is carrying out the £385M Metro: all change modernisation programme, is donating dozens of used sleepers to North...
  • Mayor and Mayoress of South Tyneside and Cllr Tom Hanson

    More dates for Fish & Chip Trips on the Shields Ferry this summer!

    6 June 2011
    This year's new Fish & Chip Trips on the Shields ferry have been a sell out so Nexus have added more dates for September to make sure people don't miss out.  The trips take in some of the Tyne's most iconic views and extra dates are now available for Fridays 2 and 16 September.  They two new...
  • Passengers boarding bus

    Nexus launches new local bus links for Gateshead

    24 May 2011
    NEXUS LAUNCHES NEW LOCAL BUS LINKS FOR GATESHEAD Nexus is improving local bus links in Gateshead, with new and revised services starting on 29 May. The changes follow the biggest ever consultation with Tyne and Wear residents on the bus services they want to see, held last year. They affect the 10...
  • Passengers at Park Lane

    Sunderland bus service changes 29 May

    15 May 2011
    Nexus and Go North are making some changes to services they provide in Sunderland. In many cases bus services will be provided by a new operator after 29 May, but on the same route and at the same or similar times. Durham County Council is reducing the number of bus routes it pays for, and where...
  • People meeting at bus station

    New Network one ticket prices

    6 May 2011
    The Network One range of travel tickets will be going up in price from Sunday, May 8. Network One tickets are travel passes that allow travel on all modes of public transport in Tyne and Wear. This is the first price increase since these tickets were rebranded last year. It has become necessary due...
  • Sunderland Station

    Second major award for Sunderland

    6 May 2011
    The ‘inspirational’ £7 million modernisation of Sunderland station platforms by Nexus has won a second major design award. The project was Highly Commended in the Design and Innovation Category at the 2011 North East Renaissance awards, held by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors in...
  • Tynemouth Station

    Tynemouth preserved

    14 April 2011
    The future of Tynemouth Station - previously recognised as one of the highest priority buildings at risk in the country - is to be secured with the start of work on its historic canopies. Work has started at the Grade II* listed building following a rescue package resulting from a public and...
  • benton bridge

    Benton bridge nearly complete - video

    11 April 2011
      Work is nearing completion on a project to build a new footbridge with passenger lifts at Benton Metro – transforming access at the station. Contractors have been installing steps, wiring and lighting to the new bridge since it was winched into place in a delicate overnight operation in March....