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New jobs and apprenticeships available at Nexus in 2024
We have a range of exciting new job, apprenticeship and degree apprenticeship opportunities currently available. Seven roles are available in its Quality, Health, Safety, Security and Environment (QHSSE) team.  Candidates are being sought for Risk Manager, Quality and Assurance Manager, two…
Nexus Awards and Recognition
Awards success
This quarter has seen awards success for Nexus across a range of areas of our business activity at prestigious national, regional and industry awards. Social value study recognised as award winning innovation Well done to our Corporate Planning Team who won Innovation Project of the Year Award at…
A Nexus worker in Santa hat
Watch: Nexus workers spread some festive cheer
Nexus workers have been spreading festive cheer in the countdown to Christmas – donning their Santa hats for a new campaign promoting public transport over the holiday season.  Customer service teams from the Tyne and Wear Metro feature in the campaign alongside area controllers at bus…
A view of the new look Sunderland station
Sunderland's new station entrance doors are opened
Sunderland's multi-million-pound southern train station entrance has officially opened its doors. The transformation of the city’s new arrival point – featuring a heavily glazed fascia that looks out to Market Square in the heart of the city – welcomed the public from 8am on Friday 8 December, with…
2023 apprentices at Nexus Learning Centre
Apprentices get training underway as more are recruited
Our 2023 cohort of apprentices are settling into their new training programmes, and recruitment has already started for next year’s intake.  Nine people started their training in September, in a variety of roles including power supplies, civil engineering, data science, business administration…
The four newly qualified Shields Ferry skippers
Shields Ferry crew sail through their boat licence tests
Four members of the Shields Ferry crew are celebrating after making the grade as boat skippers.  They have passed the maritime equivalent of a driving test to get the all-important qualification after months of rigorous training and mentoring.  The fab four – James Wangadia, Joe Avary,…
Newly weds Sarah and Bradley Stamp at Haymarket Metro station after their wedding
Metro’s just the ticket for newlyweds Sarah and Bradley Stamp
Newlyweds Sarah and Bradley Stamp have celebrated their nuptials with a trip on the Tyne and Wear Metro.  The happy couple, from Rowlands Gill in Gateshead, decided to ditch the classic wedding car for a Metro ride through the centre of Newcastle.  They stunned weekend commuters by…
Jimmy Simpson from South Shields in his wheelchair on board the new Stadler Class 555 Metro
Special interest groups get their first look at the new Metro train
We've held a series of visits for special interest groups to experience the new Metro trains - and see how their feedback has shaped the final design.  The groups, including people with visual and hearing impairments, physical and learning disabilities, and special interest groups like…
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