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  • Metro celebrates student fever

    27 September 2011
    As thousands of new students arrive in the North East to attend Newcastle, Northumbria and Sunderland Universities, Metro is helping to raise awarness and encourage students to visit the vast attractions that our region has to offer.   Sharon Kelly, Customer Services Director at Metro, said: “New...
  • route 35 bus

    Make a splash by bus in South Tyneside

    6 October 2011
    Bus users in South Tyneside can swap their usual seats for a free swim in one of the borough’s pools thanks to a local travel partnership. Go North East passengers are being offered a free swim at either Temple Park Leisure Centre or Hebburn Swimming Pool between Monday 26 September and Monday 31...
  • Nexus' Director General with new apprentices

    Nexus takes on new apprentices

    13 September 2011
    Nexus has begun a new engineering apprenticeship scheme, which will see the recruits spend their first year living and training with the Royal Navy. The scheme, which saw hundreds of hopefuls vying for just four available places, involves a one-year residential course at Europe’s largest specialist...
  • School students on bus

    Getting you to school on time

    2 September 2011
    Nexus has launched a new web microsite to provide information to parents and children on the best way to travel to school by bus. The microsite was launched this week, just in time for the new academic year. On the site users can access interactive journey planning...
  • young people in Sunderland

    New city centre bus for Sunderland

    1 September 2011
    A new city centre bus service linking Sunderland’s biggest attractions and amenities starts service this month - for full timetable and fare details click here. The ‘Sunderland Connect’ 700 route will run from Monday 12 September, funded by a unique partnership between Sunderland City Council, the...
  • rail workers fit taggent

    New weapon in the fight against cable theft

    30 August 2011
    A new weapon is being used by Network Rail to protect essential rail equipment in Sunderland from thieves who target it for its scrap value.   Thieves continue to target parts of the overhead line systems used by the Tyne and Wear Metro – even though a programme to replace the old copper cables...
  • Art at Cullercoats Metro Station

    Local photographer brings summer sun to Cullercoats

    31 August 2011
    A local photographer’s sun-drenched images of Whitley Bay are on display at Cullercoats Metro station. Nexus, which owns and manages the Tyne and Wear Metro, is displaying the works by Paul William Llewellyn Jones as part of its Art on Transport programme. The six images went on display just ahead...
  • Metro modernisation work

    Nexus ready for a busy weekend of Metro modernisation works

    19 August 2011
    Nexus, which owns, manages and is modernising Metro, is carrying out a series of essential modernisation projects on the Metro system over the forthcoming August Bank Holiday weekend. The work is being packed into the weekend in order to minimise disruption to passengers and to allow Nexus to do a...
  • Architect's image of North Shields Station

    Nexus enters new phase of work at North Shields

    17 August 2011
    Nexus, which owns, manages and is modernising Metro, has begun a major new phase in the multi-million pound redevelopment of North Shields Metro station, with work underway on the new-look ticket concourse. The development work at North Shields has so far been focussed on demolition work and...
  • Fish and chips ferry cruise

    Extra fish and chips river cruises on the Shields Ferry

    23 August 2011
    Nexus has made two extra dates available for its fish and chip trips on the Shields Ferry, after they proved a huge hit with passengers over the summer. Demand for tickets has proved high and in response an extra two trips have been added to the calendar – Friday September 2 and Friday September 16...