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Nexus and Tyne and Wear Metro - About Us

Nexus provides, plans and promotes public transport in Tyne and Wear and creates the travel networks people will want to use for decades to come.
Our services are part of everyday life for people living and working in Tyne and Wear and our customers are at the heart of everything we do.

Metro
The Tyne and Wear Metro is the UK’s busiest light rail system outside of London. From its opening in 1980, the system has carried over 1.5billion passengers.
Nexus is working with Stadler to build new 42 Metro trains, as part of a £362m investment which will transform the passenger experience, deliver huge energy savings and secure hundreds of jobs.

Bus services
Bus services in Tyne and Wear are provided by private companies, and Nexus monitors their performance. Nexus also secures around 10% of routes by subsidy on behalf of the North East Combined Authority (NECA), and manage bus stations and interchanges across Tyne and Wear.
Shields Ferry
Nexus runs the passenger ferry on the Tyne, running a passenger service and private hires.
Our values – Passionate, Positive, Professional
Nexus strives to make public transport great for our environment, economy and communities. Our people make Nexus a great place to work and they demonstrate passion, professionalism and positivity in their roles.
To find out more about Nexus please visit our website using the link on the right.


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Nexus and Tyne and Wear Metro
St James Boulevard
Newcastle Upon Tyne
NE1 4AX