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Nexus worker joins fellow MasterChef contestants to get the nation cooking
A Nexus worker and former MasterChef contestant has joined forces with fellow foodies to get the nation cooking during lockdown. Graham Myers, a quarterfinalist on the popular BBC show, is among a host of MasterChef alumni serving up mouth-watering recipes and culinary advice for home cooks. Their…
Metro PID at Gateshead with a message of support for Clap for Carers campaign
Metro supports Clap for Carers campaign
The Tyne and Wear Metro is supporting the Clap for Carers campaign, which will bring together the nation tonight to thank NHS workers who are tirelessly battling the coronavirus pandemic. Information screens at 60 stations on the Metro network have a special message displayed on them to promote the…
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Further reductions to Metro services due to coronavirus
The Tyne and Wear Metro is now running a further reduced timetable due to the coronavirus pandemic. Metro services have been reduced to a 24-minute frequency from today, Monday 23 March, which means a train every 12 minutes between Pelaw and South Gosforth. No additional peak time services are…
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Metro passenger warning: Only travel if it's essential
Nexus, the public body which owns and manages the Tyne and Wear Metro, is today urging the public not to make journeys on the system unless it is absolutely essential – a key measure in reducing the spread of coronavirus. Passengers should not be using any modes of public transport unless they are…
Four Lane Ends
Key Metro car parks reserved for NHS staff
Two of the biggest car parks on the Tyne and Wear Metro are to be reserved for NHS staff from Saturday, 21 March. To help support those working for NHS Newcastle Hospitals Trust, all staff from the trust will be allowed to park at Four Lane Ends and Regent Centre car parks for free. The move by…
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Further changes to Metro services expected
Metro services are currently operating to a reduced timetable as part of measures to reduce the spread of Coronavirus and services may be reduced further next week. All additional peak hour services between Pelaw and Monkseaton or South Gosforth have already been cancelled until further notice.…
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