Nexus has announced a £2million refurbishment of the lifts and escalators at a problem-plagued Metro station in the heart of Newcastle. Head of renewals Sarah McManus said the refurbishment programme was to ensure that facilities at Haymarket station are fit for service for years to come. The station recently lost the use of one of […]
New Metros set to take public transport world by storm! The Metro operator Nexus has recently announced exciting plans for their new trains which are expected to begin running in late 2023. Having partnered with Swiss manufacturer Stadler who began developing the new fleet of trains in 2021 they are finally ready to release […]
Whitley Bay Metro station, which was damaged by wild weather last month, will remain closed until the end of March.
Metro services will remain suspended between Monkseaton and North Shields until the end of this week, operator Nexus has confirmed. The service disruption comes after Whitley Bay Metro station suffered significant damage caused by Storm Otto, which swept through the region last Friday. Two glass panes fell from the station’s Grade II Listed canopy during […]
Falling leaves and ageing trains are being blamed for delays to Metro services but solutions are on the way, says service operator Nexus. “Low rail adhesion” due to the change in seasons and a 43 year-old train fleet have been identified as reasons for a rise in delays on Metro services. But despite the on-going […]