£1.6m investment in new buses for Durham Diamond

News   •   Feb 20, 2017 11:22 GMT

​Over one million County Durham bus users are benefiting from a £1.6m upgrade that has brought them brand new buses with free wifi, USB connections and next-stop-announcements.


Service changes from 19 March 2017

News   •   Feb 07, 2017 09:00 GMT

Changes to services around North Tyneside and in parts of County Durham.


£1.8m cash injection brings brand new buses with ‘all the mod cons’ to Gateshead

News   •   Feb 23, 2017 10:48 GMT

​Gateshead bus users are getting brand new buses with free wifi, USB connections and next-stop-announcements – thanks to a £1.8m cash injection by the North East’s largest bus operator.


10 things to do with the kids this February half-term

News   •   Feb 13, 2017 13:08 GMT

Looking to keep the kids entertained? We've put together a guide of 10 fantastic days out you can enjoy.


Newcastle tops charts as shopping, night out and sightseeing destination

News   •   Feb 08, 2017 10:18 GMT

Enjoy a spot of retail therapy, like a few drinks in the city or more of a culture vulture? Whatever your passion, according to a recent study, Newcastle is one of the most loved tourist hotspots for Brits to indulge all three!


Hat-trick of shortlists in region’s premium business awards

News   •   Feb 07, 2017 09:46 GMT

Judges of the prestigious North East Business Awards have shortlisted Go North East for three accolades at the annual event, in the heart of the community; apprenticeship; and, company of the year categories


Literally, poetry in motion hits the road!

News   •   Feb 06, 2017 10:51 GMT

Go North East is helping spread the word about an exciting festival which is inspiring a whole new generation to give writing poetry a go.


Driver Recruitment Day in Sunderland - Sunday 26 February

News   •   Jan 30, 2017 14:55 GMT

Pop along and test drive a bus on our driving challenge.


Closure of Newgate Street in Newcastle

News   •   Jan 23, 2017 07:55 GMT

UPDATE: We have been advised that the Newgate Street will remain closed until Friday 27 January.


NE1 Newcastle Restaurant Week – 16-22 January

News   •   Jan 16, 2017 09:51 GMT

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

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About Go North East

On the Go since 1913

Around 200,000 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 regions 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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