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Network One zonal changes provide simplified customer offering
Customers who use Network One - the travel ticket covering any bus, Metro and Shields Ferry journey – can now buy any combination of zones on a Pop smart card for the first time, with fewer zones to make it simpler for people to find the right price for their journey.  The new Network One…
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Our employees raise over £9,000 for charity
Kind hearted Nexus employees have raised over £9,600 for Daft As A Brush Cancer Patient Care, following a year of fundraising activities.  The money was officially handed over at a cheque presentation at Central Metro station concourse in Newcastle last week.  Nexus Managing Director,…
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Bus service changes improve links to Nissan car factory
Additional night time and early morning journeys have been added to a key local bus service to better align with shift patterns at the Nissan car factory – helping local people take part in a skills bootcamp in Electric Vehicle Manufacturing. These new journeys, which leave Nissan towards South…
Photo shows the new 787 night bus at the front of Newcastle Airport. Pictured, from left to right, Steve Walker, MD for Stagecoach North East, Adam Ewart, Airport Planner, Graeme Mason, Chief Sustainability and Communications Officer at Newcastle Airport, and Huw Lewis, Customer Services Director at Nexus.
New night bus for Newcastle International Airport
A new night bus to help shift workers and holiday makers get to Newcastle International Airport has start running.  The 787 operates between Newcastle city centre, the west end of the city and the Airport every day between the hours of 2.50am and 5.20am as part of a six-month trial to assess…
Cllr Martin Gannon, Chair of the North East Joint Transport Committee
Youth fares hit major milestone – ten million journeys taken
More than ten million affordable green journeys have been made by young people in the North East, thanks to a region-wide £1 single and £3 day ticket for those aged 21 and under using public transport.  The single ticket is available for use on all bus, Metro and Ferry journeys across the…
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Nexus to launch new and improved bus routes in north and east Newcastle
New and improved bus routes for north and east Newcastle will be launched by Nexus next month in response to feedback from customers. The changes will take effect from Sunday, 24 March, and are being funded through the Government’s Bus Service Improvement plan.  They include: •  …
HoodEx founder Ricky Gleeson with his new social enterprise business at South Shields Interchange
New social enterprise opens at South Shields Transport Interchange
A new social enterprise selling quality vintage sportswear at affordable prices to support and provide training to vulnerable young people has opened its doors at South Shields Transport Interchange.  The HoodEx shop was the brainchild of a reformed offender and serving soldier, Ricky Gleeson…
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Durham City's new Bus Station open its doors for the first time
Durham City’s new bus station officially opened to the public on 7 January.  The facility, which is located on the site of the former bus station on North Road, is a modern transport hub that offers a safe and welcoming space for residents and visitors alike.  The works have been part-…
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Police target troublemakers using covert ‘trojan bus’
It may look like a normal bus with normal passengers, but troublemakers beware, you could find yourself hailing a bus to the police station. This is because Northumbria Police’s ‘Trojan’ bus – a decoy bus where the passengers are plain clothes police officers – is being deployed across the North…
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