Blackett Street, Newcastle
Weekend bus route changes in Newcastle city centre
Plans for a series of summer events in the heart of Newcastle city centre have been announced, resulting in the diversion of bus services on Blackett Street. The events are being held to coincide with the Great Exhibition of the North, which is expected to attract thousands of visitors along with…
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Nexus to recruit ten new apprentices
Nexus, the public body that delivers public transport services in Tyne and Wear, is recruiting ten new apprentices in a variety of different areas, from Metro to the Shields Ferry as well as their headquarters. The intake includes roles in engineering, transport planning, finance and training.…
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Nexus signs up to the Armed Forces Covenant
Nexus, the public body which owns and manages the Tyne and Wear Metro, has underlined its continued support for people who serve in the armed forces by signing up to the Armed Forces Covenant. By signing the Covenant, organisations pledge their public commitment to the Armed Forces, committing to…
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
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…
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Nexus carries out its biggest ever transport survey
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…
A bus on a snow-covered road
Winter travel advice for bus passengers
Nexus, bus companies and local councils are working together to give you the best possible bus service this winter. We’re sharing information, co-ordinating gritting, and planning ahead to keep on the road.  Weather conditions in our region are unstable and can vary within a few miles, making it…
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Competition launched to build a mobile app for bus and Metro travel
App developers are being challenged to help build the next generation of smart and digital ticketing for Bus and Metro in North East England. The North East Smart Ticketing Initiative (NESTI) for which Nexus acts as programme manager and which has led the delivery of smart ticketing in the region,…
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All systems go for new transport hub in South Shields
Plans for a new Metro and bus interchange in the centre of South Shields are on schedule to start in the spring of 2018. And a new series of artist’s impressions show what the new bus and Metro concourses will look like when they are completed. The development, which forms part of a £100m town…
Philip Meikle
Nexus appoints a new senior director
Nexus, the public transport body for Tyne and Wear, has appointed a Transport Strategy Director. Philip Meikle, 39, has joined Nexus from Cross Country Trains and brings more than 20 years’ experience in the rail industry and with the Department for Transport (DfT). Philip, of Whitley Bay, will…