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  • Nexus staff and Mind staff with travel pass holder at Haymarket Bus station

    Pop card holders on sale in aid of mental health charity Mind

    18 April 2018
    Staff in Nexus travel shops are doing their bit to raise money for the mental health charity Tyneside and Northumberland Mind by selling a new range of branded Pop card holders. Inside each pass holder is a leaflet outlining six ways to promote mental health and wellbeing. The scheme was the...
  • The site of the new interchange with work starting and stakeholders in hard hats

    Works starts on £21m bus and Metro interchange in South Shields

    6 April 2018
    Construction of the new £21 million transport interchange for South Shields is underway. Work has started on schedule on the state-of-the-art new facility, which will bring together a modern bus station and relocated Metro station in the centre of South Shields. The interchange, which will be...
  • Generic photo og Greenbeans Market

    Metro community market grows in popularity

    3 April 2018
    Whitley Bay Metro station is the backdrop for a popular Sunday market which has been hailed as a success story for the town following its introduction three years ago. Organisers of the Green Beans Community Market say the event has gone from strength to strength after it initially started out as...
  • Sample of an ENCTS card

    Replacement Concessionary Travel Passes

    29 March 2018
    We are working hard to make sure people whose concessionary travel cards expire from 31 March to 31 May get a replacement as soon as possible. We have sent out more than 110,000 cards with more than 95% of people receiving them. Here's what to do if you have not received a replacement card: IF you...
  • New art work at Seaburn Metro station

    New art work for Seaburn Metro station

    26 March 2018
    A series of colourful art works have been unveiled at Seaburn Metro station in Sunderland as the city gears up to welcome thousands of visitors this summer. The art work, which celebrates family attractions around Seaburn and major events that Sunderland is famous for, is a joint project by Nexus...
  • Nexus Maintenance and Renewals Skills Centre

    Nexus' £8.4m rail training centre in South Shields gets the green light

    22 March 2018
    Nexus, the public body which owns and manages the Tyne and Wear Metro, has got the green light to build an £8.4m railway skills centre in South Shields town centre. The Metro Maintenance and Renewals Skills Centre will be a state-of-art, bespoke training facility for Nexus to deliver a wide range...
  • Bus logo

    Nexus carries out its biggest ever transport survey

    19 March 2018
    Nexus, the public body which delivers public transport services, is to conduct its biggest ever survey to find out how people get around in Tyne and Wear. Nexus is contacting 200,000 households from today, Monday 19 March, with its big survey, which can be filled in online here. The feedback will...
  • Sample of an ENCTS card

    Nexus completes mail out of new bus passes

    12 March 2018
    Nexus has sent more than 100,000 replacement concessionary bus passes to elderly and disabled people in Tyne and Wear whose existing cards expire this spring. It is now advising people who use a concessionary travel card but have not yet received their replacement, and whose card shows an expiry...
  • Newcastle College students

    Metro teams up with Newcastle College to promote Pop blue

    7 March 2018
    Tyne and Wear Metro is challenging creative Newcastle College students to help promote Pop blue – which gives young people aged 18 and under £1 single trips on Metro. The Pop blue card was introduced earlier this year to make Metro travel more affordable for young people across the network. Anyone...
  • Metro ticket machines at Central Station in Newcastle

    Card only ticket machines are trialled on Metro

    27 February 2018
    Nexus, the public body which owns and operates the Tyne and wear Metro, is trialling card only payments at some Metro ticket machines, prompted by the increasing number of customers who are opting for cashless transactions. Three of the eight ticket machines at Central Station in Newcastle city...