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  • Service 68 in Wood Green, Bill Quay, Gateshead

    Gateshead bus service restored by Nexus

    10 August 2011
    Residents living in the Wood Green sheltered housing in Bill Quay, Gateshead, are rejoicing this week over the return of a vital bus service. With the support of Gateshead Older People’s Assembly, 60 local residents from Bill Quay and Pelaw met with Nexus to voice their concerns at the replacement...
  • Go North East service 88/88A

    Improved bus routes for South Tyneside from Sunday, 31 July

    29 July 2011
    A range of improved bus links across South Tyneside is being introduced from Sunday (July 31) following consultation with passengers. The improvements are being made as part of the South Tyneside Better Bus Network partnership, launched last year to bring together bus operators, South Tyneside...
  • Swimming

    Surf's up for bus passengers

    25 July 2011
    SURF’S UP FOR BUS PASSENGERS Bus users will be able to swap their usual seats for a free swim in one of the North East’s newest leisure centres over the summer holidays thanks to a local travel partnership. Passengers in East Gateshead are being offered a free swim at the new Heworth Leisure Centre...
  • Commuter views bus shelter timetable

    Bus service improvements in South Tyneside

    21 July 2011
    Some bus services in South Tyneside are changing from 31 July in response to feedback from local residents. The improvements are being made as part of the South Tyneside Better Bus Network partnerships, launched last year to bring together bus operators, South Tyneside Council and Nexus. The...
  • bus passengers

    New local bus links in North Tyneside

    18 July 2011
    Nexus is making changes to improve local bus services in North Tyneside, responding to feedback from local residents and councillors.   From Monday, 25 July the 335 route will be extended to the Asda superstore in Benton.   The extension will provide people in Hadrian Park, Battle Hill and High...
  • bus information sign

    Nexus finds new operators for Veolia bus routes

    7 July 2011
    Local bus services now operated by Veolia transport on behalf of Nexus are changing at the end of July – but passengers should be reassured all routes that now run will continue to do so. All services now operated by Veolia on our behalf (listed below) will transfer to new operators on 24 or 31...
  • Theatre Pikante - Forest Ants

    Nexus suspends Metro modernisation work for Mouth of the Tyne Festival

    6 July 2011
    Nexus, which owns, manages and is modernising Metro, will not be carrying out any planned modernisation work this weekend while the Mouth of the Tyne Festival is taking place. With thousands of people expected at the festival in North Shields and South Shields Nexus has kept the weekend free of...
  • Under 16 Pop Card

    Parents urged to replace Nexus Under 16 travel cards before deadline

    4 July 2011
    Parents are being urged to make sure their children have the new Under 16 Pop Card before the end of July. Failing to get the new card could mean children missing out on cheaper concessionary travel on public transport in Tyne and Wear. The new Pop smartcard has replaced the old Under 16 Card as a...
  • New bus and transport managers

    Stagecoach launches £7m eco-bus fleet

    4 July 2011
    Local bus operator, Stagecoach North East, is launching a £7.2million fleet of hybrid electric buses in Newcastle. The investment in the 26 new buses followed an award of £2.2million from the Government’s Green Bus Fund, with Stagecoach North East funding the balance of £5millon. The award from the...
  • Gold card users with grandchildren

    Metro Gold Card users to get all-day travel this summer

    30 June 2011
    Metro Gold Card holders will once again this year get the added benefit of all-day-travel throughout July and August, Nexus has announced. Nexus is repeating last year’s scheme by lifting the restriction which prevents holders using the pass before 9.30am on weekdays for the next two months. Gold...