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Nexus launches first online forum for public transport users
The forum, reached through the website nexus.org.uk, is believed to be the first of its kind set up by a public body in North East England. It will allow public transport users to talk directly to Nexus – and to each other – about what is good or bad about the services they use, and the changes…
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£580 million funding gives Metro a world-class future.
The Government has confirmed today it will award Nexus around £580 million to modernise and operate the Tyne and Wear Metro. Most of the money, up to £350 million pounds, will be spent on the Metro: all change modernisation programme over the next 11 years. A further £230 million will support Metro…
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Nexus reveals plans to improve local bus links
Nexus today unveiled plans to completely overhaul bus routes it pays for in Tyne and Wear, improving local links in the city and its suburbs. It has launched a consultation to ask local residents, businesses and public bodies to give their views on a major review of bus services, aimed at improving…
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Neighbourhood police officers visit Park Lane interchange in Sunderland.
Nexus and Northumbria Police are holding a series of events to give people in Sunderland valuable crime prevention advice. The community engagement sessions will give the public a chance to raise any concerns that they have about crime, disorder and anti-social behaviour. Sergeant Paul Whittle, of…
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White Mare Pool Bridge Works
From Monday 22 February 2010, work commences on the bridge replacement at White Mare Pool A184 flyover, which is expected to take until November 2010. Whilst these works are taking place, the Wardley Bus Gate on the A184 will be taken out of use. The following Go North East services will be…
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Nexus bus marketing campaign wins national prize.
Nexus has won a national marketing award for its Buses Are Getting Better promotion in Tyne and Wear. The campaign was named best UK Transport Campaign at the CIM Marketing Excellence Awards in London, beating rivals Northern Trains, Merseytravel and Publicis Modem for EasyJet. Buses Are Getting…
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Bus and Metro passenger numbers reach new highs.
Research by Nexus showed that one million extra journeys were made on public transport in the four weeks to December 19, an increase of 6.4% on the year before. Rising fuel prices, more bus travel by children and people choosing public transport for shopping and the party season are behind the rise…
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Web sessions help improve service.
Go North East’s Open Line live web chat sessions have helped more than 500 people find out more about using buses and helped provide valuable information which the company has used to improve its services over the years. First introduced in 2007, the Open Line sessions provide an opportunity for…
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