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Nexus appoints Martin Kearney as its new Chief Operating Officer
Nexus, the public body which owns and manages the Tyne and Wear Metro, has appointed a new Chief Operating Officer, who is swapping Australia for North East England to take on the job. Martin Kearney, who runs transport services in the cities of Sydney and Auckland, will direct all of the day-to-…
Nexus and Metro staff at the Hate Crime Awareness Week Walk of Solidarity with Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner Kim McGuiness
Nexus supports National Hate Crime Awareness Week
Nexus, the public body which owns and manages the Tyne and Wear Metro, is supporting National Hate Crime Awareness Week. A walk of solidarity in the west end of Newcastle marked the start of a series events that will encourage people to “spread love not hate”. Nexus staff joined with the walk of…
Sunderland Connect partners and residents with the new 702 service
New bus for Sunderland's National Glass Centre
Sunderland's National Glass Centre and neighbouring residential areas are to be served by a new regular bus service from Monday 16 September 2019. The new 702 service is being introduced by the Connect 700 Partnership. It comes after lobbying by the local community for better bus links to serve the…
Sunderland Royal Nusring staff with the replica bus stop in the hospital
Replica bus stop helps dementia patients in Sunderland
A replica bus stop in Sunderland Royal Hospital’s Emergency Department is helping to calm and reassure patients with dementia. Supplied by Nexus and complete with a bus stop sign and a current timetable of local routes, it is situated in a quiet room where they can sit and reminisce. Research has…
Photo of people on a bus
Bus operators host Accessibility Day in Newcastle
North East bus operators are holding a special event to showcase accessibility on local bus services. Operators Go North East, Arriva and Stagecoach will be displaying a range of their latest accessible buses at the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle on Saturday 14 September, 11am-3pm, working…
South Shields Transport Interchange
Bus services in South Shields switch to the town's new transport interchange
Bus services in South Shields switched to the town’s new £21m transport interchange from Sunday August 4. This means that there will be changes to routes and bus stops used in the centre of South Shields, and to timetables. Customers can get more information about this at www.nexus.org.uk/bus. Bus…
South Shields Bus and Metro Interchange
Greggs to open new shop at South Shields £21m Interchange
Greggs is to open a new shop at South Shields’ £21m transport interchange. The popular food-to-go chain, which has outlets across the UK, has taken the principle unit in the new interchange building as it continues to focus on transport locations, including motorways and trains stations. South…
South Shields Interchange
South Shields £21m Interchange delivers a step change in quality
A new £21m transport interchange in South Shields opened its doors for the first time on Sunday, August 4, heralding a transformation in facilities for local public transport users. Nexus, the public body which owns and manages the Tyne and Wear Metro, took over the management of the new…
Leader, Chief Executive, Lead Member for Housing and Transport for South Tyneside Council, Nexus, Bowmer and Kirkland and Muse Developements inside South Shields Interchange
Transport Interchange reaches final destination
A multi-million pound transport interchange in South Tyneside will welcome its first passengers this weekend. The £21million facility in South Shields, which incorporates a modern bus station and relocated Metro station, is to open to the public on Sunday morning. The statement building, which is…
Great North Runners photo on Tyne Bridge
Advance information for Great North Runners and spectators
Are there any changes to bus, Metro and Shields Ferry services for runners and spectators travelling home from this year’s Great North Run? No – You will see the same public transport as last year, with the same high frequency bus services leaving from near the finish line, and Metro and the Ferry…
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