Learn about the North East’s buses and their vision for the future this Wednesday, including fun for all the family

News   •   Aug 23, 2019 14:33 BST

​Bus operators from across the North East of England will be holding a public engagement event, including activities for people of all ages, as the launch of ‘NEbus’, the new name for the region’s bus operators’ association, takes places on Wednesday (28 August) in Times Square at Newcastle’s Life Science Centre.

Royal seal of approval for Go North East and Gateshead College’s training initiative

News   •   Aug 23, 2019 08:51 BST

​Go North East, the region's largest bus company, and Gateshead College, the best performing college in England for post 16 education and training, have received a royal seal of approval for their unique Bus Driver Routeway training programme in this year’s Princess Royal Training Awards.

Roadworks and diversions affecting Go North East buses

News   •   Aug 21, 2019 10:35 BST

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

Summer Bank Holiday – 26 August 2019

News   •   Aug 19, 2019 13:10 BST

​Most buses will run to Sunday timetables on Monday 26 August, with the exception of services X66 and X88 which will run to special timetables.

Buses make it easy for the World Transplant Games

News   •   Aug 15, 2019 15:16 BST

​As the World's Transplant athletes head to the North East, their journeys to their training and competition sites has been made easier thanks to a partnership with Go North East.

Service changes from 1 September 2019

News   •   Aug 15, 2019 14:22 BST

There will be minor changes to a small number of services.

Explore North Tyneside with Go North East

Blog posts   •   Aug 13, 2019 12:57 BST

We asked local blogger Rachel Kershaw, from Life in Geordieland, to tell us where she loves spending time in North Tyneside and she has created a list of her top ten favourite places.

NE1 Newcastle Restaurant Week – 5-11 August

News   •   Aug 01, 2019 10:43 BST

Diners can enjoy fantastic food in Newcastle's finest restaurants for only £10 or £15 per person.

Have a BIG day out with Go North East

News   •   Jul 31, 2019 14:24 BST

Go North East has teamed up with a host of attractions and businesses across the region to bring Big Days Out offers to families.

Go-Ahead Group sets goal to double female representation across bus operations

News   •   Jul 29, 2019 14:56 BST

​Go North East's parent company, the Go-Ahead Group, today launches a campaign to encourage more women to apply for jobs in the bus industry – including driving buses, maintaining vehicles and managing depots.

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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