Nexus is investing in improving digital connectivity for Tyne and Wear Metro customers by opting to boost commercial mobile network strength, instead of putting Wi-Fi on-board trains.
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Following the announcement of Queen Elizabeth II's death on 8 September 2022, the UK transport industry took to social media to share its memories of the 70-year Queen and to extend its condolences for the Royal Family.
Nexus customers can now benefit from the savings that Pay As You Go products offer, by paying for Metro journeys using Pop cards from the convenience of their Android devices.
The Tyne and Wear Metro in the North East of England has warned it may need more funding to keep trains running if passenger numbers fall further.
Nexus hopes that the new technology will shift the metro to a more contactless system - something which has become crucial for all transit systems during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jo Field, Board Member of Women in Transport, talks to women working in the transport sector about their experiences through the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nexus introduced ticket machines that accept card and contactless payments, as well as notes and coins, in 2013.
Modernisation of key infrastructure will ensure Tyne and Wear Metro can continue to operate reliable, safe and efficient metro services.
Research revealed that women still remain under represented in the transport sector, accounting for only 20 per cent of workers.
Nexus implemented changes to Metro’s social media so that customers can have access to more information and travel updates.
Passenger flow, experience and sense of safety will all be improved with a more reliable fleet of Metro trains, thanks to extra funding.
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