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Business Intelligence Annual Report
The Business Intelligence Annual Report (A Year of Change) provides a compilation of public transport and socio-economic trends in Tyne and Wear during 2008/09 supported by data analysis and narrative context. The report is primarily focussed on public transport. however, it also analyses the…
Sting on Shields Ferry
Sting takes a very special ferry tour
 North East music legend Sting took a special ride on the Shields Ferry during a return home to his roots. The ferry crew sprang into action when Sting asked to hire a vessel at short notice to take him on a joourney down the Tyne from the bridges to the sea - the first time he had ever made such a…
Singers perform at Monument
Choir sings praises of public transport
    Public transport took centre stage when a choir performed a selection of songs to reveal a new-look travel ticket to the public.   Network One, the new name for Network Travel Tickets,  are the only tickets accepted by all the main operators in Tyne and Wear meaning passengers can travel on bus…
sunderland bus station
Changes to some bus services from 18 April
The following bus services are changing from Sunday, 18 April. Where Nexus is stepping in to take over services previously operated by other operators some existing tickets and passes will no longer be valid. Gateshead One early Saturday morning journey each on services 45 (0516 Chopwell-Newcastle…
Metro train
All change for Metro on 1 April 2010
On 1 April 2010 DB Regio Tyne and Wear Ltd (DBTW) will commence operation of Metro stations and trains on behalf of Nexus. This date also marks the start of the big Metro 100 Day Clean Up to improve passengers’ travel experience, just part of the programme of modernisation that will see Nexus…
Man on Metro
Sunderland station work moves to new area.
The £7 million project to refurbish Sunderland Station moves to a new phase from Monday 15 February, with the main entrance re-opening to passengers. From Monday the main south concourse will provide the only access to platforms by lift stairs and escalator, and all trains will call at platforms 2…
Stagecoach bus
Nexus gives Wallsend Bus Station a facelift
Nexus is spending £130,000 on a facelift for Wallsend bus station, with new shelters, improved lighting, extra CCTV and changes to the road layout to improve circulation. Work has already begun on the project which will be completed over the next two months at the bus station beside Wallsend Metro…
Bus shelter
Public transport use rises in Tyne and Wear
The number of journeys made by public transport in Tyne and Wear rose by 7.1 million last year to more than 183 million, prompted by improvements to services and rising fuel prices. Nexus figures for the 2008/9 financial year show that 91% of the growth was in bus use, where journeys by adult fare-…
Girl on Metro
Nexus starts renewal work on Metro footbridges.
Three footbridges over Metro lines are to be closed from Monday 15 March for short periods so maintenance work can be done. Nexus, which owns, manages and is modernising Metro in a £350m programme, is carrying out minor structural maintenance and applying new floor coatings to the structures. The…
people looking at metro ticket board
Exciting changes on the way for Network Travel tickets.
Network Travel tickets – the only ticket to provide unlimited travel on all public transport in Tyne and Wear – will have a new look, a new name and be even easier to use when changes to the tickets come into effect from April 11. The fresh new look for the tickets will include the new name of…
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