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  • bridge

    Metro bridge renewal works start in North Tyneside

    19 October 2010
    Nexus, which owns, manages and is modernising Metro, has announced plans to carry out the replacement of a Metro footbridge in North Tyneside in just a single weekend in order to minimise disruption to people living nearby. The footbridge that crosses the Metro lines at Deneholm and Relton Terrace...
  • Councillors with 530 bus

    New bus links Luke's Lane and Hebburn.

    14 October 2010
    A new bus service has started linking the Luke’s Lane estate with the Hebburn quay area and Hebburn town centre. The 530 will run every 30 minutes and is being funded by Nexus for a six month trial period. Local Councillors who worked with Nexus to set up the route are urging local people to use...
  • Engineering work on Metro

    Nexus announces major engineering programme for Metro.

    12 October 2010
    NEXUS ANNOUNCES MAJOR ENGINEERING PROGRAMME FOR METRO Nexus, which owns and manages the Tyne and Wear Metro, today announced details of major engineering works over the next six months. The work is part of the Metro: all change modernisation programme, which will see Nexus invest £385m into the...
  • Haymarket Metro Platform

    Metro wins Project of the Year and Best Customer Initiative Awards.

    8 October 2010
    Success at 2010 UK Light Rail Awards for Haymarket station transformation and 100 days Clean Up campaign The Tyne and Wear Metro was honoured this week at the annual UK Light Rail Awards, winning Project of the Year and Best Customer Initiative categories. The annual ceremony, held in London...
  • User group

    New user group for public transport launched.

    5 October 2010
    A new independent voice for public transport is being launched later this month. The Tyne and Wear Public Transport User Group will hold a first meeting on Thursday, 21 October, at Gateshead Civic Centre at 7pm. The group is entirely independent of Nexus, but Nexus has offered to help the...
  • Nighttime working.

    Nexus introduces new system for Metro nighttime working information

    5 October 2010
    Nexus, which owns, manages and is modernising the Metro system, has improved the way it communicates information about night time engineering work to its neighbours. Information about maintenance works taking place during the early hours of the morning is now available in three different ways – via...
  • Bus consultation image

    Bus consultation feedback published.

    1 October 2010
    Nexus has published initial feedback from its consultation into the future of local bus links on its website. This breaks down in detail the hundreds of responses local people sent in to Nexus plans to change the network of bus services it subsidises, about 10% of the whole network in Tyne and Wear...
  • Spirit of the Tyne Ferry

    Ferry skipper nets £3,000 for Help for Heroes

    28 September 2010
    Ferry skipper nets £3,000 for Help for Heroes Shields Ferry skipper Bob Paterson has managed to raise £3,000 for the Help for Heroes charity.  Bob organised a coffee morning on board the ferry and a special evening river cruise with all of the proceeds going to the popular charity, which provides...
  • Four Lane Ends

    Resurfacing at Four Lane Ends - advice for passengers

    28 September 2010
    Work is expected to take eight weeks and during this time bus services 1, 18, 32, 32A, 62 and 63 will have to call at nearby stops, instead of the interchange. Please see the attached poster for information on where your bus will call, or look out for information at the station. We apologise for...
  • Sunderland launch

    £7m Sunderland Station transformation complete.

    13 September 2010
    Sunderland Council leader Paul Watson has pressed the button to launch a unique new light artwork – marking the completion of a £7 million project to modernise Sunderland station’s platforms. The £7m refurbishment, led by Nexus with the support of station owner Network Rail and station manager...

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