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New South Shields Metro Timetable

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If you are travelling to or from our bed and breakfast accommodation from this Sunday 5th February 2017 there are Metro timetable changes.

From this Sunday 5th February 2017 a new Metro will be in effect from South Shields which includes two new early morning trains from South Shields – first departure will now be 5:42am with a Metro train every 12 minutes from 6:06am onwards – perfect for those with early starts.

There are earlier trains on a Saturday morning too, you can view the new South Shields Metro timetable below…

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Culture Magazine February 2017

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The Journal's Culture Magazine February 2017 Front Cover

Here is the latest issue of Newcastle upon Tyne’s The Journal newspaper’s Culture magazine. You can preview it here or download the whole 56 page magazine in high quality using the link below…

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Shields Ferry Ticket Prices 2017

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If you are staying at our bed and breakfast accommodation and plan on using the Shields Ferry to travel between South Shields and North Shields there has been a slight change in ticket prices.

From 2nd January 2017 the fare for taking Shields ferry is as follows…

The standard single fare for customers who don’t have a pre-paid Pop Card is the same as it was in 2016 – £1.50. Under 16 child fares are 60p. A child DaySaver ticket is £1.10. Children under 5 years travel free.

If you plan on using the Shields Ferry regularly eg to commute to a training course at Maersk Newcastle, AIS Training or going to work at Tyne Tunnel Trading Estate like many of our guests then we recommend you purchase a pre-paid Pop Card – a standard single adult ticket cost 20p less (£1.20) and a DaySaver costs 30p less (£2.50).

The standard adult DaySaver (all day) ticket costs £2.80 from 2nd January 2017.

For longer staying guests (and anyone else!) commuting to North Shields adult weekly and four-weekly FerrySavers costs £10.30 and £36.00 respectively.

If you are interested in obtaining a Pop Card these can be bought online (opens in a new window) for £3.50.

Pop Cards can be used on almost all buses, Tyne and Wear Metro and Shields Ferry.

The current Ferry Timetable can be seen below…

You can see more information about Pop Cards below…

The following videos show how to use a Pop Card…

Our bed and breakfast accommodation in South Shields is approximately ten minutes walk from South Shields ferry landing.

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Port of Tyne Update November 2016

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Port of Tyne Current November 2016

If you are one of the 100’s of guests each year who stay at our bed and breakfast accommodation whilst working at Port of Tyne then you may be interested in reading the latest issue of Current magazine…

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Quorum Business Park Newsletter Autumn 2016

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Quorum Business Park Newsletter Autumn 2016 Cover

If you are one of the many visitors who stay at our bed and breakfast accommodation to visit Quorum Business Park, Benton Lane, North Tyneside, NE12 8BW then you may be interested in reading their latest newsletter below.

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