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Gateshead artwork
Art success is a feather in cap for Lisa
Gateshead College student, Lisa Johnson’s peacock design was chosen to feature in Gateshead Interchange following an appeal by Nexus for a piece of art to liven up the entrance and welcome travellers. Lisa’s design was chosen out of 30 ideas submitted by Gateshead College students and will feature…
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Metro bridge renewal works start in North Tyneside
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…
Engineering work on Metro
Nexus announces major engineering programme for Metro.
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…
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Metro wins Project of the Year and Best Customer Initiative Awards.
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…
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New user group for public transport launched.
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
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…
Sunderland launch
£7m Sunderland Station transformation complete.
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…
Tynemouth castle
Metro digs the outdoors this weekend!
After a sadly soggy August, September looks set to give us a few rays of sunshine, so Metro has decided to make the most out of the outdoors and is encouraging all passengers to shake down their walking shoes, trainers or even welly’ boots and head out for a good ol’ ramble this weekend to blow…
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Altoonative ways to get to the Match
Altoonative Travel is all about helping people make informed choices on how they can get to see their football heroes. For too long, supporters have had to search all over the web for information on bus services, where to park their bike and where is the best car park? But this new scheme will give…
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