Roadworks and diversions affecting Go North East buses

News   •   Feb 19, 2020 14:00 GMT

Here's our guide to ongoing and upcoming roadworks around the region.

Go North East rising star scoops accolade at prestigious awards

News   •   Feb 14, 2020 17:35 GMT

Last week, during National Apprenticeship Week, Go North East’s Zoe Gibbons scooped the Customer Service Apprentice of the Year accolade at Gateshead College’s annual Edge Awards.

Go North East appoints new finance director

News   •   Feb 12, 2020 14:23 GMT

​The North East’s largest bus company has appointed a new finance director to help drive forward its growth strategy.

North East bus company hosts groundbreaking gender diversity conference as part of moves to get more women on the buses

News   •   Feb 07, 2020 11:00 GMT

​Last week Go North East, the region’s largest bus operator and part of the Go-Ahead Group plc which was founded in Gateshead, hosted a ‘Women in Bus’ conference at Newcastle’s Vermont Hotel as part of the group’s Women in Bus initiative to increase gender diversity in bus roles.

Bus use in the North East grows for the first time in a decade as national statistics show services are now some of the best in the UK

News   •   Feb 06, 2020 18:25 GMT

​Recent statistics from the Department for Transport show that the number of bus trips made across the North East rose in the last year for the first time in over a decade.

7 Valentine’s gift ideas from North East retailers

News   •   Feb 06, 2020 12:52 GMT

​If you’re looking for the perfect Valentine’s present and would like to support North East businesses by shopping locally – one of these gift ideas could be for you.

Go North East apprentices keep the wheels moving on 700-strong fleet of buses

News   •   Feb 03, 2020 08:05 GMT

This National Apprenticeship Week (3-7 February 2020), award-winning bus company Go North East is celebrating its engineering apprentices that help keep the wheels moving on its 700-strong fleet of buses.

Great value January bus ticket offers now extended

News   •   Jan 31, 2020 17:53 GMT

​Go North East, the region’s largest bus company, is extending its new year ticket offers so customers can continue to buy the new tickets at great value prices on the bus or in advance on the Go North East app.

Go North East to launch innovative pollution-busting bus to help clean up urban air

News   •   Jan 27, 2020 08:42 GMT

The bus company is rolling out its unique ‘Air Filtering Bus’ to help tackle pollution in Newcastle and Gateshead and will be deployed to rotate across a variety of routes in the area from Summer 2020.

More express journeys for customers travelling between Durham, Chester-le-Street and Newcastle

News   •   Jan 24, 2020 08:22 GMT

From 26 January, the X-lines X21 service will be improved to run every 15 minutes between Durham, Chester-le-Street and Newcastle.

About Go North East

On the Go since 1913

Around 175,000 journeys are made on Go North East bus services every day to travel around this wonderful region. Travelling to work or education, to visit friends and family, to have a night out, or to visit one of the region's many tourist and leisure attractions.

For over 100 years, Go North East has connected the region's towns and villages with the cities of Newcastle, Durham and Sunderland and currently operates across Northumberland, Tyne and Wear, County Durham and into Tees Valley.

Employing over 2,000 local people, with a fleet of almost 700 buses and coaches and an annual turnover of £100m, the company is the regional subsidiary of the Go-Ahead Group plc, one of the UK's leading providers of passenger transport.


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