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Crossgate viaduct in South Shields
Essential track modernisation work to go ahead in South Tyneside
Nexus, the public body which owns and manages the Tyne and Wear Metro is to carry out an essential programme of track modernisation work on its line in South Tyneside. This is vital modernisation work which needs to go ahead. Strict controls will be in place for the workforce to carry out this…
A Metro in South Shields Interchange
Heart-warming thank you note for key transport workers is found on Metro
A heart-warming thank you note for key transport workers has been left on the Metro system in South Tyneside. The anonymous note, which was found by cleaners on board a Metro train at South Shields Transport Interchange, pays a warm tribute to staff who are keeping the network running during the…
Stuart Clarke
Former apprentice becomes a Nexus director
A former trainee has seen two decades of hard work come to fruition after becoming a senior director at Nexus, the public body which owns and manages the Tyne Wear Metro. Stuart Clarke has secured the role of Metro Infrastructure Director - a role which will see him head up all the maintenance and…
Graham Myers
Nexus worker joins fellow MasterChef contestants to get the nation cooking
A Nexus worker and former MasterChef contestant has joined forces with fellow foodies to get the nation cooking during lockdown. Graham Myers, a quarterfinalist on the popular BBC show, is among a host of MasterChef alumni serving up mouth-watering recipes and culinary advice for home cooks. Their…
A bus
Bus routes are kept open after £400m Government bailout
England’s buses will continue to serve those who rely on them thanks to a funding boost totalling £397 million for vital bus operators, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has announced today, Friday 3 April 2020. The package, agreed jointly with the bus industry, will keep key routes running to…
a bus
Political leaders urge Government support for buses
Political leaders in North East England have written to Transport Secretary Grant Shapps warning the local bus network is in danger of collapse without urgent Government financial assistance. The letter from Cllr Martin Gannon, leader of Gateshead Council and chair of the North East Joint Transport…
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