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    Nexus carries out its biggest ever transport survey

    19 March 2018
    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...
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    Nexus completes mail out of new bus passes

    12 March 2018
    Nexus has sent more than 100,000 replacement concessionary bus passes to elderly and disabled people in Tyne and Wear whose existing cards expire this spring. It is now advising people who use a concessionary travel card but have not yet received their replacement, and whose card shows an expiry...
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    Winter travel advice for bus passengers

    26 February 2018
    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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    Free bus pass renewals - what you need to know

    6 February 2018
    Nexus is halfway through a mail out to 100,000 elderly and disabled people in Tyne and Wear who are entitled by law to a free bus pass. The mail-out will continue by post code until early March – and passholders are being reassured not to contact Nexus until after that date if they have not...
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    Competition launched to build a mobile app for bus and Metro travel

    21 December 2017
    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

    8 September 2017
    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

    8 August 2017
    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...
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    Metro Major Line Closure: July 31 - September 2

    26 July 2017
    Part of the Metro network is to close for 34 days this summer  for a £20m programme of modernisation work.  Most passengers will not be affected, but if you travel between South Gosforth and Shiremoor as part of your journey this page contains all you need to know. The Metro line will be closed...
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    Making your web journey easier

    26 July 2017
    We’ve updated this website to make it easier for users to find what they’re looking for and to reflect the way you choose to connect with us today. More people want information on the go these days – connecting with from smart phones or tablets – so we’ve improved our website to make...