Tyne & Wear Public

Transport Users Group


What is Nexus?


Nexus is the Tyne and Wear Passenger Transport Executive and administers funds on behalf of the North East Combined Authority. It provides, plans and promotes public transport to improve the economic prosperity of Tyne and Wear, and the daily lives of its people. Click here for further details.




Nexus management team:

Tobyn Hughes, Managing Director

Raymond Johnstone, Director of Rail and Infrastructure

John Fenwick, Director of Finance and Resources

Huw Lewis, Customer Services Director

Philip Michael, Transport Strategy Director (starting in post in Aug/Sept 2017)


Metro: (North East Metro Operator Ltd) - An arms length company owned by Nexus

Chris Carson, Metro Services Director





NEXUS lobby

Metro Futures Parliamentary Promotion with TWPTUG Chair, Vicki Gilbert, and NECA South Tyneside Transport Committee members, Cllrs Alan Smith and Gladys Hobson.