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Current News / Campaigns...

 

Proposed cuts and other changes to Stagecoach buses in Newcastle! Stagecoach are holding a public consultation. Please follow the link and give them your views by 24th February: www.stagecoachbus.com/promos-and-offers/north-east/newcastle-proposed-changes

 

Let’s talk transport – Re-Newcastle’ – development programme update to Newcastle City Council Overview and Scrutiny Committee (opens as a PDF)

 

RMT petition: Stop Northern Rail from introducing Driver-Only operation.

 

Guardian article: European commission issues 'final warning' to UK over air pollution breaches

 

Living near major roads and the incidence of dementia, Parkinson's disease, and multiple sclerosis: a population-based cohort study:

www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(16)32399-6/fulltext

 

Link for NORTH EAST COMBINED AUTHORITY LEADERS

www.northeastca.gov.uk/who-we-are/north-east-leadership-board-governance/board-members

 

Link for NECA main transport commitee                             www.northeastca.gov.uk/who-we-are/north-east-leadership-board-governance/transportne-members

 

Link for Tyne & Wear transport sub committee www.northeastca.gov.uk/who-we-are/north-east-leadership-board-governance/tne-sub-members

 

An ACTION ON RAIL event is taking place at Newcastle Central station on Tuesday 3 January 2017, 8-9.30am. TWPTUG will have its banner out for the event. Contacts on the day are RMT Regional Organiser, Micky Thompson and RMT Newcastle Rail & Catering Branch Secretary, Alan Andros.

 

Christmas and New year public transport information from Nexus (opens as a PDF)

 

South Tyneside Council bosses bid to improve hospital bus services in response to South Tyneside PTUG's petition.

 

RESOLUTION PASSED BY AGM OF TWPTUG ON 17 Oct 2016:

TWPTUG agrees with the public ownership and operation of rail, both heavy and light e.g. Metro, as the first move towards integrated public transport. This proposal is supported by 60% of public opinion.

 

Your Bus Matters: Have your say! Thursday 20 October 2016

9.30–3pm, Grainger Street, Newcastle, near Grey’s Monument

 

This is a drop in event where you have the opportunity to tell the people who run your bus service what you think. There will be representatives from Nexus, Stagecoach, Go North East and Arriva.

 

Click here to read TWPTUG's 2016 Annual Report (opens as a Word document) recently presented at the AGM.