Roadworks and diversions affecting Go North East buses

News   •   Sep 17, 2019 07:25 BST

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

All aboard for the Glass Centre

News   •   Sep 16, 2019 07:45 BST

Sunderland's National Glass Centre and neighbouring residential areas are to be served by a new regular bus service. The new 702 service is being introduced by the Connect 700 Partnership.

Go North East drivers ranked amongst the UK’s best at national Bus Driver of the Year competition

News   •   Sep 12, 2019 08:26 BST

Bus drivers Joanne Keenan, from Washington, and Sean Wheatley, from Chester-le-Street, have been acknowledged as two of the best in the UK at this year’s national Bus Driver of the Year competition.

North East bus operators to showcase their accessible buses

News   •   Sep 11, 2019 13:22 BST

North East bus operators are holding a special event this Saturday to showcase accessibility on local bus services.

Go North East pull out all the stops to mark their 39th Great North Run a success

News   •   Sep 11, 2019 09:20 BST

Since the UK’s biggest half marathon began way back in 1981, Go North East has provided baggage and transport services to tens of thousands of participants and supporters each year.

Go North East to extend ticket discounts to everyone aged from 5 to 25 in changes to young persons' fares from 8 September

News   •   Aug 30, 2019 14:31 BST

Go North East, the region's largest bus company, is extending its discounted ticket offering to everyone aged up to 25 from Sunday 8 September.

North East bus operators call for greater collaboration to address congestion and help improve air quality in setting out their vision for the future

News   •   Aug 29, 2019 14:49 BST

​Bus operators from across the North East, including Go North East, Arriva, Stagecoach and a number of smaller operators, set out their vision for the future of the region’s buses earlier this week at the launch of ‘NEbus’, the re-invigorated operators association of local bus companies.

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.

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.

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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