The region’s bus operators enable ‘any bus operator ticket validity’ during Coronavirus emergency timetables from Monday

News   •   Mar 27, 2020 16:36 GMT

By Monday 30th March all the region’s main bus operators will be running to emergency timetables in the face of the current Coronavirus crisis resulting in a 80-90% reduction in the demand for bus services as people follow the Government’s stay at home advice, balanced with the need to keep services running for key workers and access to essential shopping and healthcare.

Emergency timetables for Go North East buses from Saturday 28 March due to the Coronavirus crisis

News   •   Mar 26, 2020 15:32 GMT

All Go North East buses will run to emergency timetable from Saturday 28 March, with services running at least hourly. Extra early morning journeys for key workers, added following customer feedback, will also be maintained daily.

Roadworks and diversions affecting Go North East buses

News   •   Mar 25, 2020 13:10 GMT

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

Go North East continues to keep the wheels moving during coronavirus situation with changes from 23 March

News   •   Mar 20, 2020 10:19 GMT

​At these unprecedented times, the region’s largest bus company, Go North East, are working hard to maintain services but customer demand and available resources are significantly reducing, so from Monday 23 March the bus operator will still be running routes but to Sunday frequencies.

Go North East champions its 200-strong driving force of inspiring women

News   •   Mar 05, 2020 14:26 GMT

Ahead of International Women’s Day (Sunday 8 March), Go North East is championing its 200 female employees that make a substantial contribution to the company’s services.

Service changes in North Tyneside from 22 March

News   •   Mar 03, 2020 16:17 GMT

From Sunday 22 March 2020, we'll be making changes to some of our services in North Tyneside.

Go North East thanks customers for patience after colleagues pull out all the stops during snow disruption

News   •   Feb 25, 2020 13:02 GMT

​The North East’s largest bus company has thanked customers and colleagues for their patience and efforts during yesterday’s disruption that was caused by heavy snowfall and poor road conditions.

Young engineers Melissa and Maisie urge girls to apply for eight new engineering apprenticeships

News   •   Feb 20, 2020 08:27 GMT

Two aspiring female engineers are hoping to inspire other women to follow in their footsteps, as part of ‘Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day’ (20 February).

Go North East rising star scoops accolade at prestigious awards

News   •   Feb 14, 2020 17:35 GMT

Last week, during National Apprenticeship Week, Go North East’s Zoe Gibbons scooped the Customer Service Apprentice of the Year accolade at Gateshead College’s annual Edge Awards.

Go North East appoints new finance director

News   •   Feb 12, 2020 14:23 GMT

​The North East’s largest bus company has appointed a new finance director to help drive forward its growth strategy.

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.


  • Go North East
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  • NE8 2UA Gateshead