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Face coverings on public transport: Your questions answered
What has been announced by the Government? Face coverings are now compulsory on all public transport. What do I need to do? Everyone must wear a face covering when making a journey and this is a condition of travel. Where do I wear the face covering? On board all trains, buses and ferries and when…
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Face coverings to be mandatory on public transport from June 15
Face coverings will be compulsory on public transport from Monday June 15, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps confirmed yesterday. The new rule for buses, trains and ferries is being introduced to prevent the spread of coronavirus as more people go back to work and school and shops start to re-open.…
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Shields Ferry crew give an emotional send off to a much-loved colleague
The Shields Ferry crew have given an emotional send off to a much-loved colleague who has lost his battle with cancer. Ray Millward, a Ferry Skipper for 22 years, passed away at the end of April at the age of 70. Ray’s crew mates formed a special guard of honour at his funeral at South Shields…
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TV star Robson Green sends a message of support to public transport workers
TV star Robson Green has sent a special message of support to key transport workers in his native North East England. The actor and television presenter, who is from Tyneside and still lives in the region, has recorded a video message for workers on the Tyne and Wear Metro, the cross-Tyne Shields…
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Join our Insight Panel and have your say on public transport services
Nexus is encouraging more people to give them their views on local transport services. The Nexus Insight Panel is a way for residents of Tyne and Wear to have their say on bus and Metro services - and a range of other connected topics. Nexus is aiming to increase the numbers of people who can give…
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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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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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