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Crossgate viaduct in South Shields
Essential track modernisation work to go ahead in South Tyneside
Nexus, the public body which owns and manages the Tyne and Wear Metro is to carry out an essential programme of track modernisation work on its line in South Tyneside. This is vital modernisation work which needs to go ahead. Strict controls will be in place for the workforce to carry out this…
A Metro in South Shields Interchange
Heart-warming thank you note for key transport workers is found on Metro
A heart-warming thank you note for key transport workers has been left on the Metro system in South Tyneside. The anonymous note, which was found by cleaners on board a Metro train at South Shields Transport Interchange, pays a warm tribute to staff who are keeping the network running during the…
Stuart Clarke
Former apprentice becomes a Nexus director
A former trainee has seen two decades of hard work come to fruition after becoming a senior director at Nexus, the public body which owns and manages the Tyne Wear Metro. Stuart Clarke has secured the role of Metro Infrastructure Director - a role which will see him head up all the maintenance and…
Graham Myers
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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