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New Metro train driving simulator gets the green light
A team from Nexus has put our new Metro train simulator through its paces ahead of its eagerly anticipated arrival at the Learning Centre this summer. A delegation from Metro Futures, Learning and Development and Train Crew teams ran the rule over the state-of-the-art full cab driving simulator on…
The performers from Curious Arts at Monument Metro station
LGBT performers wow Metro customers as part of community arts programme
The Tyne and Wear Metro has welcomed LGBT performers on to the network as part of its biggest ever community arts programme. Curious Arts, the leading LGBTQIA+ arts organisation in North East England, set up ‘Story Stations’ on Metro to tell the stories of customers’ everyday journeys on a giant…
Tanners Bank Metro bridge in North Shields
Nexus to invest £3m replacing an ageing Metro bridge in North Tyneside
A Metro bridge which serves one of the network’s busiest routes between Newcastle and North Tyneside is to be completely replaced this summer in a £3m project - creating more space for better bus links and road freight to North Shields Fish Quay. The Tanners Bank bridge, which is located on the…
A Metro cube
Metro to provide free onward travel for Ukrainians on arrival in the UK
Refugees fleeing the conflict in the Ukraine can get free onward travel to their final destinations on the Tyne and Wear Metro from Sunday, 20 March, as part of the national effort to provide them with support.  They will be entitled to a free one-way journey from the point of arrival in Britain in…
Ice skates
Metro lost property to go on sale
Nexus is selling all the lost property found on Metros and buses over the last two years, to raise money for a local charity. The sale will take place at Tynemouth Market on Sunday 20 March, from 9am-3.30pm Hundreds of items are up for sale, including: New clothing, with tags on Footwear, from…
Artist impression of new North Shields transport hub
Milestone reached in creation of North Shields' new transport hub
The creation of a modern and convenient transport hub in North Shields has taken a major step forward. Set to bring public transport together into one central place and attract more people to the town centre, North Tyneside Council’s proposed transport hub will be located on the site of the former…
That Metro Guy - Craig Pearson
Metro driver puts new Metro fleet in the frame on his own YouTube channel
A Metro driver is putting the new Metro train fleet in the frame on his very own YouTube channel, taking people behind the scenes of the £362m project like never before. Craig Pearson has become an ambassador for the Metro Futures project as it enters its most significant phase, with final…
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