Nexus and Cross Country chiefs launch the new m ticket at Newcastle Airport Metro station
CrossCountry and Nexus launch M-Tickets to Newcastle Airport
Two of the region’s biggest transport providers have joined forces to offer even easier access to the North East’s largest airport, Newcastle International. Working in conjunction with Nexus, CrossCountry’s portfolio of Mobile Tickets (m-Tickets), on Sunday (20 May), expanded to include through…
A Metro train on the QEII Metro bridge
Passengers welcome new Metro timetable format
Tyne and Wear Metro marked the May timetable change with a new poster format welcomed by passengers as cleaner and clearer. Nine out of ten people responding to a consultation welcomed the new design, which has been produced in-house by Nexus, the public body which owns and manages the system.…
A Metro train at a station
Minor changes to Metro timetables from 20 May
There are minor changes to the Metro timetable from Sunday, 20 May 2018. In most cases times are changing by a minute or two as we seek to make the overall service more reliable, and to improve early morning connections.   Our core frequency, pattern of additional peak services, and first and last…
Nexus staff and forces personnel
Nexus signs up to the Armed Forces Covenant
Nexus, the public body which owns and manages the Tyne and Wear Metro, has underlined its continued support for people who serve in the armed forces by signing up to the Armed Forces Covenant. By signing the Covenant, organisations pledge their public commitment to the Armed Forces, committing to…
The love note Metro ticket
Historic Metro ticket found with touching love note written on
A woman who found a 38-year-old Metro ticket with a love note penned across it has launched a campaign to reunite it with the rightful owner. Vikki Scott found the sentimental Metro ticket, which was issued on 19 August 1980, while walking through Monument Metro station in the centre of Newcastle.…
Nexus staff and Mind staff with travel pass holder at Haymarket Bus station
Pop card holders on sale in aid of mental health charity Mind
Staff in Nexus travel shops are doing their bit to raise money for the mental health charity Tyneside and Northumberland Mind by selling a new range of branded Pop card holders. Inside each pass holder is a leaflet outlining six ways to promote mental health and wellbeing. The scheme was the…
The site of the new interchange with work starting and stakeholders in hard hats
Works starts on £21m bus and Metro interchange in South Shields
Construction of the new £21 million transport interchange for South Shields is underway. Work has started on schedule on the state-of-the-art new facility, which will bring together a modern bus station and relocated Metro station in the centre of South Shields. The interchange, which will be…
Generic photo og Greenbeans Market
Metro community market grows in popularity
Whitley Bay Metro station is the backdrop for a popular Sunday market which has been hailed as a success story for the town following its introduction three years ago. Organisers of the Green Beans Community Market say the event has gone from strength to strength after it initially started out as…
New art work at Seaburn Metro station
New art work for Seaburn Metro station
A series of colourful art works have been unveiled at Seaburn Metro station in Sunderland as the city gears up to welcome thousands of visitors this summer. The art work, which celebrates family attractions around Seaburn and major events that Sunderland is famous for, is a joint project by Nexus…
Nexus Maintenance and Renewals Skills Centre
Nexus' £8.4m rail training centre in South Shields gets the green light
Nexus, the public body which owns and manages the Tyne and Wear Metro, has got the green light to build an £8.4m railway skills centre in South Shields town centre. The Metro Maintenance and Renewals Skills Centre will be a state-of-art, bespoke training facility for Nexus to deliver a wide range…