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Strike action on Northern Rail
Passengers who use Northern Rail services are being warned to plan ahead and expect disruption as staff at the company hold strike action on Saturday 22 September, Saturday 29 September, Saturday 6 October, Saturday 13 October, Saturday 20 October. Northern will be operating a reduced service on…
Nexus and Cross Country chiefs launch the new m ticket at Newcastle Airport Metro station
CrossCountry and Nexus launch M-Tickets to Newcastle Airport
Two of the region’s biggest transport providers have joined forces to offer even easier access to the North East’s largest airport, Newcastle International. Working in conjunction with Nexus, CrossCountry’s portfolio of Mobile Tickets (m-Tickets), on Sunday (20 May), expanded to include through…
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Nexus carries out its biggest ever transport survey
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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North East leaders launch plan to transform the region
Plans for future transport investment in the North East and the wider North of England have been outlined today at an event marking the publication of a thirty year plan to drive economic growth.  Cllr Nick Forbes, Leader of Newcastle City Council and thematic lead for transport on the North East…
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Making your web journey easier
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 nexus.org.uk from smart phones or tablets – so we’ve improved our website to make…
Grandparents and kid on a Metro
Public transport information for the Easter weekend
Public transport information for the Easter weekend Metro: Metro services will be in operation across the Easter weekend. On Good Friday, 14 April, and Easter Monday, 17 April, Sunday timetables will be in place on the Metro system. Easter Saturday, 15 April, and Easter Sunday, 16 April, the usual…
£6m refurbishment of Metro's Newcastle Central Station completed
The £6m revamp of Metro's Newcastle Central Station has been successfully completed, transforming a key regional gateway. The station, which is used by 5.3m people a year, has undergone a major redevelopment over the last 18 months, offering passengers a brighter, cleaner, and more modern Metro…
Christmas and New Year public transport in Tyne and Wear
Nexus has produced a handy guide to when public transport is operating in and around Tyne and Wear this Christmas and New Year. You can download our guide from this page. It provides a quick reference to when bus, Metro, Shields ferry and local rail services are operating, as well as opening hours…
Great North Run runners
Travel information for the Great North Run 2016
With road closures as well as limited parking, public transport is the best way to get to or from the Great North Run for both runners and spectators. There will be extra bus services, Metro trains and ferry trips throughout the day to help you get around as quickly and easily as possible.  …
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Bold ambitions for Metro and local rail services
The North East Combined Authority has agreed a strategy for investment in Metro and local rail to improve passenger journey and kick start an expansion of high quality local rail for the region. The Metro and Local Rail Strategy identifies a network of disused or under-used rail routes across North…