Roadworks and diversions affecting Go North East buses

News   •   Apr 19, 2018 07:30 BST

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


Chartered Institute of Marketing names Go North East director ‘Marketer of the Year’ at national awards

News   •   Apr 17, 2018 13:28 BST

At its annual Excellence Awards, which showcases the UK’s finest marketing talent and sector innovators, the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) named Go North East’s commercial director Stephen King, ‘Marketer of the Year’.


Go North East’s customer service team in the judging seat

News   •   Mar 29, 2018 10:01 BST

​Team members from Go North East’s award-winning customer service team swapped their phone calls, emails and social media enquiries to take a leading role in choosing the best-of-the-best among the region’s top contact centre professionals at the annual North East Contact Centre Awards.


Recruitment and tourism award shortlists for Go North East

News   •   Mar 28, 2018 11:13 BST

The region’s biggest bus company, Go North East, has been shortlisted for three prestigious awards, acknowledging its commitment to excellence within the areas of transport, tourism, training and recruitment.


Manic Street Preachers at Metro Radio Arena – 23 April

News   •   Mar 27, 2018 12:22 BST

Our guide and your chance to win tickets!


93% passenger satisfaction for Go North East

News   •   Mar 27, 2018 09:32 BST

Go North East customers voted they are more than happy with the bus company and its services, scoring it an industry-leading 93% satisfaction level overall and 94% for its Tyne and Wear services, in the independent Autumn 2017 Bus Passenger Survey.


North East businesses unite to support local charity

News   •   Mar 26, 2018 16:25 BST

In support of an epic charity adventure aiming to create 1million free hospital journeys for cancer patients, the region’s biggest bus operator, Go North East has joined forces with long-term partner ScreenServices NE to drive awareness and inspire local communities to contribute to the cause.


Go North East sets out gender pay statistics

News   •   Mar 23, 2018 15:35 GMT

As a company committed to diversity and inclusivity, Go North East is working to improve the gender pay balance at all levels within its business.


Go North East commended for engineering excellence

News   •   Mar 21, 2018 12:20 GMT

Significant investment into its award-winning employee training schemes combined with an injection of over £10million into new vehicles, technology and equipment has driven engineering improvements at Go North East, to achieve the highest standard available from the National Express Operator Awards in relation to its coach fleet.


High praise from customers after North East’s severe weather

News   •   Mar 21, 2018 11:54 GMT

As the Beast from the East - and its later ‘mini’ successor, inflicted disruption upon the region’s roads during February and March, Go North East customers commended the award-winning company for pulling out the stops to keep its buses moving.

About Go North East

On the Go since 1913

Around 175,000 people use 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.


  • Go North East
  • 117 Queen Street
  • NE8 2UA Gateshead

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