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Nexus' Director General, Bernard Garner with Rt Hon Theresa Villiers MP
Nexus scores double success at the UK Rail Awards
Nexus, which owns, manages and is modernising the Tyne and Wear Metro, has scooped two prizes at the prestigious UK Rail Business Awards in London. Nexus won in the station excellence category for the £20m Haymarket redevelopment in the centre of Newcastle and in the PR category for the campaign…
Pop Card
Young people urged to be the first to get smart with Pop Card
Parents are being given a final reminder to send back their children’s Nexus Under 16 renewal forms before Monday, 28 February. Nexus is replacing around 60,000 Under 16 Cards in Tyne and Wear to new Pop smart cards, launched this week. All the parents of holders (apart from those in their final…
Launch of Pop Card
Nexus launches Pop - a new smartcard for Tyne and Wear
Popping onto Metro or bus is about to get much easier with the launch of the biggest smartcard initiative outside London. Pop is the name of the new travel smartcard from Nexus set to be rolled out across the Tyne & Wear region this year. Nexus bosses unveiled the Pop card brand on a Metro…
Grandparents and grandkids use the Metro
Metro Gold Cards £25 from 1 February
Nexus is increasing the cost of Metro Gold Cards from £12 to £25 from Tuesday February 1, but has frozen the cost of child concessionary tickets. The revised prices for concessionary Metro travel in 2011 were agreed by the Tyne and Wear Integrated Transport Authority (ITA) at a meeting today,…
Architect's image of North Shields Station
Find out more about our plans for North Shields station
Nexus, which owns, manages and is modernising Metro, is holding a drop in session on Tuesday February 1 to give local residents the chance to learn more about multi-million pound plans to rebuild North Shields Metro station. The drop in session, which will be attended by Nexus staff and staff from…
Some young people
Parents asked to renew Under 16 Cards
Around 50,000 young people in Tyne and Wear are being asked to renew their Under 16 travel cards – and get set for smart travel. Nexus is this week writing to parents of Under 16 Card holders, apart from those in their final school year whose cards expire this summer. It is asking holders to send…
ballast train
£22m Metro modernisation between Byker and Tynemouth
Nexus, which owns and manages the Tyne and Wear Metro, is to spend more than £22m in the comprehensive modernisation of the route between Byker and Tynemouth in spring 2011. This huge programme will mean a Major Line Closure of 23 days from Saturday March 12 to Sunday April 3, plus a series of…
Architext view of new bridge
Benton Metro footbridge removed
Nexus, which owns, manages and is modernising Metro, is replacing the footbridge which crosses the lines at Benton Metro station this Sunday, January 9, as part of its plans to modernise the station. The plans for Benton include the dismantling of the old footbridge linking the north and south…
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