Pupils at Metro ticket machines topping up a Pop blue smartcard
Young people make 100,000 more affordable journeys with Pop blue
Young people have made more than 100,000 cheaper journeys with a new smartcard that gives them single trips on the Tyne and Wear Metro for £1. Pop blue was introduced by Nexus, the public body which owns and manages Metro, on 2 January in order to make Metro travel more affordable for young people…
Cllr Iain Malcolm and workers next to the new steel work of the new bus and Metro interchange
South Shields' £21m transport interchange starts to take shape
The new £21m transport interchange in South Shields town centre is starting to take shape. The steel skeleton of the new facility, which will house a modern bus station and relocated Metro station to the south of Keppel Street, is now in place. Construction of the interchange, which forms Phase Two…
The art stop bus shelter at Fiddler's Green in North Shields
North Shields bus shelter is transformed by art work
Passengers can now enjoy some unique art while they wait for their bus as part of a welcome makeover of North Shields Fish Quay. The new bus shelter at Fiddler’s Green is billed as the latest gallery for professional artists and writers in North Tyneside. The North Shields Fish Quay Coastal…
The bus stop on the hospital ward with nursing staff and Nexus staff
Bus stop with a difference for Gateshead hospital ward
Nexus has donated a bus stop to a specialist ward at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Gateshead which cares for patients with dementia. The bus stop, which looks just like the real thing, is designed to offer some familiar and friendly signs for people coming into a hospital environment. Vicky…
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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 seeks public views on two of the bus routes that it funds
Nexus is carrying out a period of consultation on two of the bus routes that it funds. Public views are being sought on the 335 which currently operates up to every 30 minutes Monday to Saturday daytime between Four Lane Ends and Cobalt. There is also consultation on service K3, which currently…
Apprentices at work on Metro
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…