Tyne & Wear Public

Transport Users Group



Welcome to the Tyne & Wear Public Transport User Group Calendar

Newcastle Public Transport Users Group (NPTUG) will be holding their next meeting on Tuesday 1st August 2017 at 5.30pm in meeting room 18 at Newcastle Central Station. All welcome.


Transport for the North (TfN) Roadshow will be held at Newcastle Central Library on Thursday 6 July, 3-7pm.


CLIMATE CHANGE WEEK PROGRAMME - TWPTUG representatives will meet Alan Campbell MP at 2pm on Friday 7th July, outside Cullercoats Metro (coast side), after which Jenny Armstrong will lead a guided tour of the village! Can’t walk or stand for that long? No problem, just come for the photo with Alan, or slip away after 15-20 minutes.



Major event coming up >> BUS FUTURES! - Will the new Bus Services Act improve bus travel for passengers across the North East (NECA area)?


Gateshead PTUG meeting to be held on Wednesday 19th April, 5.30-7pm at Gateshead Civic Centre. Speaker will be Stuart Corker, Transport Officer for Gateshead Council. There will be a discussion and assessment of action on the QE hospital bus petition, the Bus Services Bill, air pollution, etc.



Please note our next branch meeting will take place on Thursday 27th April at 7pm, Shakespeare Hall, North Road, Durham City, DH1 4SQ. Guest speaker will be Graham Meiklejohn, Regional Development Manager from Transpennine Express explaining the exciting new plans that TPE have for the region with new trains and new travel opportunities. Click here for map.


The next public meeting of Newcastle Public Transport Users Group will be held on Tuesday 11th April 2017 at the Virgin Trains Community Room 18, Central Station, starting at 5.30pm. For further details please contact the group Secretary, Richard Rook, at adminnewcastleptug@btinternet.com


If you would like to support North Tyneside PTUG in our campaign for an integrated public transport network, then come along to our next meeting on Thursday 6th April, from 5 to 7pm at Whitley Bay Library. Free tea and coffee. Vicki Gilbert (Secretary) and Fiona Swindell (Chair).


1 April NewCycling AGM

Join us for the 2017 Newcastle Cycling Campaign AGM at Commercial House on Pilgrim Street from 1pm. It's your chance to hear exactly what's going on, have your say, and get involved.


North Tyneside Public Transport Users Group meeting

Thursday 17th November, 5-7pm. Whitley Bay Library, York Rd, Whitley Bay, Tyne & Wear, NE26 1AB.

Subjects for discussion: Our campaign on buses, new Metro trains and other issues. Tea and coffee available.



Monday October 17th, 5.30-8pm. Venue to be arranged.

SPEAKER: Tobyn Hughes. CEO Nexus. All members welcome.

For more information contact the Secretary at twptug@phonecoop.coop


North Tyneside Public Transport Users Group open meeting

Thursday 21st July, 5-7pm. Whitley Bay Library, York Rd, Whitley Bay, Tyne & Wear, NE26 1AB.

Subjects for discussion: Bus Services Bill, pavements/accidents. All Welcome.