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Go North East bus at Gateshead Interchange
Region sets out £804m ambitious bus plan
The region’s first Bus Service Improvement Plan (BSIP) has unveiled a new £804 million bid to Government which transport leaders are confident would dramatically transform bus services across the North East and greatly improve the bus network for millions of passengers as well as helping the…
Apprentices at Nexus Learning Centre
Apprentices get their career on track
Ten new apprentices have started their careers with Nexus.    Nexus, the public body which owns and manages Metro, has taken on the new trainees following an extensive recruitment campaign earlier this year. The latest recruits, aged from 16-20, will be training in a variety of roles, including…
People on a bus
Info on changes to bus services 333 & 335 in North Tyneside
From Wednesday 13th October we will be making some route and timetable changes to services 333 & 335.  Service 333: New route and stopping arrangements in North Shields Town Centre From the Ferry Landing/Fish Quay buses will now return to Bedford Street and will then continue towards Tynemouth…
PCC Kim McGuinness at Gateshead Interchange with council leaders and transport chiefs
Funding bid to make public transport safer is announced
Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner Kim McGuinness has submitted a bid to the Government’s Safer Streets fund, which includes measures to tackle crime on public transport networks. Based on the findings of her recent survey, the commissioner has come together with local authority leaders and…
Martijn Gilbert from Go North East and Cllr Martin Gannon at Gateshead Inbterchange with the branded bus
Join the Big Bus Conversation – the chance to have your say
Regional transport leaders have launched the Big Bus Conversation – a new region-wide campaign to gather feedback ahead of a bid to access a national £3bn funding pot with the aim of persuading people to switch sustainably to the bus.  Following the publication of the government’s ‘Bus Back Better…
Metro trains
Covid: Face coverings must still be worn on public transport
Face coverings must still be worn in busy indoor settings including on public transport under new Government advice which came into effect from today, Monday 19 July.  The Government says it ‘expects and recommends people to wear face coverings in crowded areas such as shops and public transport’.…
Nexus and Wallsend Chamber members at the map
New map highlights Wallsend attractions
An empty display board at Wallsend Metro Station has been given a new lease of life by Nexus and Wallsend Chamber of Commerce. The unit now displays a detailed map of Wallsend town centre, highlighting attractions and amenities, walking distances and points of interest. Segedunum Roman Fort and…
Operators announce Network One on Pop card with a giant Pop card at Gateshead Interchange
Network One tickets can now be purchased on a Pop card
Network One - the travel ticket covering any bus, Metro and Shields Ferry - can now be purchased on a Pop card. This means that people can use one smartcard for All Zone multi-modal travel across the region regardless of which operators they are travelling with. And a new All Zone Plus ticket has…
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