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Nexus MD Tobyn Hughes with Andrew Ball from Alzheimer's Society at the launch
Nexus announces £10,000 fundraising drive for Alzheimer's Society
Nexus, the public body which runs the Tyne and Wear Metro, has today announced a £10,000 fundraising mission in aid of Alzheimer’s Society. Every year the one thousand-strong Nexus workforce selects a charity to support and holds a series of fundraising events to raise money for that particular…
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£10m to upgrade transport systems in North East England
Improvements to cycleways and bus routes are set to appear across the North East thanks to £10million of funding announced during the Chancellor’s Spring Statement. Over half of the funding will provide improvements for cyclists, with new route connections in Newcastle and Sunderland, as well as…
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Air quality consultation gets underway
The local councils of Newcastle, North Tyneside and Gateshead have launched a consultation on proposals to tackle the problem of air pollution caused by road vehicles. This includes suggestions around charging both private cars and commercial vehicles. This is an important consultation that affects…
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First electric buses for North East England
Electric buses will be appearing on the streets of North East England for the first time thanks to a successful funding bid by Nexus and Go North East. Buses minister Nusrat Ghani MP has announced funding for nine full electric zero emission buses which will operate between Newcastle and Gateshead…
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Flagship Sunderland bus link gets a makeover
A flagship Sunderland bus route that links the city’s main visitor attractions is to get new buses and a new colour scheme that celebrates the city’s heritage. The Sunderland Connect service, 700, has three new low emission buses - with the iconic Wearmouth Bridge on the side as part of a new look…
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New time-lapse video captures work on £21m transport interchange
New time-lapse video has captured the latest construction work on the £21m transport interchange in South Shields. The video shows the build from early demolition through to the present. Initially it shows foundations and the ground floor slab being cast followed by the steel structure being…
What the new South Shields interchange will look like
Time lapse video captures South Shields' new transport interchange works
Construction of the new transport interchange in South Shields has been captured in fascinating footage. Time lapse video shows the first six months of the build, which forms the second phase of the £100 million 365 town centre regeneration masterplan. The recording begins when work started on site…
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The roof is on at South Shields' new interchange
A major milestone has been reached in the development of the new £21m bus and Metro interchange in the centre of South Shields. The roof of the new transport interchange has now been installed. The £21 million building will bring together a modern bus station and relocated Metro station. The…
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