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There are few people living in Tyne and Wear whose daily lives are not touched in some way by Nexus. It might be getting you to work, or taking the children to school. It might be treating you to a day out shopping or a family trip to the coast or a museum. It might be helping you enjoy a night out on the town without worrying who will be driving home.

Tyne and Wear Metro, plan and promote public transport to improve the economic prosperity of North East England and the daily lives of its people. We also look to the future, creating the travel networks people will want to use in decades to come.

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Tyne and Wear Metro’s iconic cube has been transformed into patchwork

Tyne and Wear Metro’s iconic cube has been transformed into a bright patchwork design to celebrate this summer’s art trail Elmer’s Great North Parade, delivered by St Oswald’s Hospice.

Metro is proud to be headline partner for the Parade, which will see giant sculptures of much-loved children’s book character Elmer the Patchwork Elephant appear across the region for families to find and explore.

Now Metro bosses are encouraging businesses to follow its lead and sponsor the sculptures that will make up the trail, which starts in August and runs through to October this year.

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