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Pop Pay As You Go – the most affordable Metro travel option in 2023
The best way to save on the cost of Metro travel next year is with a free Pop Pay As You Go smartcard or through Google Pay on Android smartphones.  That’s the simple message from Metro operator, Nexus, ahead of a new fare cap being introduced from January 2, which will cap single journeys at…
A bus in the centre of Newcastle
Millions encouraged to Get Around for £2 by bus
Passengers are being encouraged to Get Around for £2 by bus from January to March next year, with bus operators launching a campaign to promote the Government fare cap scheme. The scheme will help families, commuters and other passengers save money this winter, backed by £60 million of Government…
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New signs at Metro and bus stations to direct people to warm hubs
Special signage on the public transport network is being used to direct people to warm hubs across Tyne and Wear. The signs are displayed on posters and community noticeboards at bus and Metro stations in the format of QR codes. When they are scanned with a smartphone they direct people to their…
A Metro train at East Boldon
National rail strikes: Key information for Metro customers
Railway workers on the national rail network are going on strike over pay and jobs. The strikes, which Nexus employees are not part of, are due to take place on 24 and 26 December; 3-4 and 6-7 January. How will the strike affect Metro? Tyne and Wear Metro employees are not taking industrial action…
The lift in of the new Tanners Bank Metro bridge
Watch: New film puts £3m Metro bridge replacement scheme in the frame
A new film has been released showcasing the £3m project to replace Tanners Bank Metro bridge in North Tyneside. The film was produced by Taziker, the specialist civil engineering company which carried out the scheme on behalf of Metro operator Nexus in the summer.  The footage combines…
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