If you live in Tyne & Wear and have a concessionary travel pass, you can travel for free on the Metro from 9.30am till close of service (Monday – Friday) and all day at weekends and public holidays, if you buy a Metro Gold Card.
You can travel prior to 9.30am for hospital appointments, people who work or are in education for over 15 hours per week. Travel is free at any time during the months of July and August.
You can buy a Gold Card at Metro station ticket machine or at a Nexus Travel shop. Remember to take your concessionary travel pass with you.
Contact the Customer Services for more details or look at the Nexus website (details are on front page).