Go North East team to celebrate over £10,000 raised for local charities and other worthy causes at Thursday’s clap

News   •   May 27, 2020 17:22 BST

They will celebrate the achievement with a giant two metre social distanced charity cheque at this Thursday’s clapping for the NHS, carers and fellow key workers.

Service changes from Monday 1 June

News   •   May 26, 2020 13:36 BST

From 1 June, in line with guidance from the government, our buses will be returning to what can be considered our ‘normal’ level of service.

Go North East team members will again wear colourful clothing this bank holiday weekend

News   •   May 22, 2020 08:49 BST

Bus drivers and other colleagues at the company have been encouraged to wear colourful clothes, instead of their usual uniform, to recognise the fantastic effort they have displayed during the coronavirus crisis.

Go North East champions its team members with thank you video

News   •   May 15, 2020 13:20 BST

Go North East championed its team members in a thank you video, following weeks of praising fellow key workers during the weekly ‘Clap for our Carers’ activities.

Go North East team members donning football shirts this weekend to mark the end of the season as they approach £10,000 raised for charity and other worthy causes

News   •   May 15, 2020 11:52 BST

Go North East is set to break the £10,000 barrier this weekend by wearing football shirts to mark what should have been the end of the season and raise further money, as well as spread some cheer during these challenging times.

Go North East spread bank holiday weekend cheer by wearing red, white and blue to commemorate VE Day

News   •   May 11, 2020 17:21 BST

Hundreds of bus drivers, as well as support teams, wore red, white and blue, and fancy dress, over the bank holiday weekend to spread some cheer and commemorate the 75th anniversary of VE Day.

Go North East buses continue to operate with emergency timetables for key workers and essential journeys

News   •   May 11, 2020 15:12 BST

Go North East, the region’s largest bus company, is continuing to operate its services to emergency timetables to connect key workers and those making essential journeys.

Team members from Go North East’s Sunderland depot support local community

News   •   May 07, 2020 09:34 BST

The team have raised around £2,500 to buy toiletries for the NHS and have set off on a number of new initiatives to further support the community.

Go North East bus drivers set to wear red, white and blue to commemorate VE Day

News   •   May 06, 2020 08:49 BST

​This bank holiday weekend, Go North East is doing things a little differently in an effort to bring a bit of cheer and smiles to people’s faces, and make the whole weekend stand out compared to any other during lockdown.

Enjoy your video conferencing journeys with a Go North East virtual background

Blog posts   •   May 05, 2020 18:18 BST

Bus fans, are you missing travelling on our lovely buses? Sit back, relax and enjoy your video conferencing journeys with one of our virtual bus backgrounds.

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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