Safer Transport Northumbria

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About this app

Safer Transport Northumbria is a must-have travel app.

Download it now to help you and other public transport users make safe and comfortable journeys through-out Northumberland, Tyne and Wear.

Its main features are:
TELL US - about any crimes, incidents or behaviours that make you or others feel unsafe.

GET SUPPORT – get the right help and support for something you have experienced while making a journey.

SUPPORT OTHERS – witnessed something that doesn’t seem right? We all have a responsibility to help keep others safe and tell someone, anonymously if you wish.

TRAVEL INFO – quick access up-to-date travel information so you can plan your journey safely.

Why you need this app:
We all have a responsibility to help keep each other safe.

Whether you commute via Metro or head out to the shops on the bus, this app has been designed to make it easier to tell someone about any crimes or concerns or get support.

People often don’t know whether to report things and when they do they’re unsure of who to go to and how to go about it.

This app solves that problem by guiding you through the routes to get the help that’s right for you and others or make travel in our region safer.

It keeps things simple, but keeps you safe.

We use open data from public transport agencies operating in the Northumbria Police Force area:

Go North East
Stagecoach North East

Further information:
This app has been developed by Police and Crime Commissioner Kim McGuinness’s office in conjunction with Rape Crisis, Northumbria Police and the travel operator partners listed above.

It is part of an ongoing Safer Streets commitment to tackle Violence Against Women and Girls and improving safety on public transport.

Remember, If you have seen or experienced something that has made you or others feel unsafe or uncomfortable whether it’s waiting at a bus stop or travelling on the Metro, don’t keep it to yourself. – tell us.

Thank you for downloading this app and helping to keep our region one of the safest.

In an emergency always phone 999.
Updated on
Nov 8, 2023

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
No data shared with third parties
Learn more about how developers declare sharing
This app may collect these data types
Location, Personal info and 2 others
Data is encrypted in transit
Data can’t be deleted

Ratings and reviews

5 reviews
Deb Peel
December 10, 2021
Absolutely amazing, keeping people safe on public transport, much needed 😁
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Tracy McCann
December 11, 2021
Much needed, easy to follow and understand.
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Maxine Morton
March 7, 2022
Great idea. Please.correct spelling of accessibility on the app
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What's new

• Changes to table pagination
• Component overlapping issues fixed
• Rotation now locks correctly on tablets
• Various other bug fixes