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Changes to Prince Bishops 20/20A/X20 and indiGo Washington 83 from 2 October 2016
Pontop Pike diversion for Coast & Country 78/78A - 24 & 25 September

Pontop Pike diversion for Coast & Country 78/78A - 24 & 25 September

News   •   Sep 11, 2016 09:56 BST

Due to resurfacing works on 24 and 25 September at A693 Pontop Pike/Greencroft, Coast & Country services 78 and 78A will be diverted.

Closure of Saltwell Road - 18 & 25 September

Closure of Saltwell Road - 18 & 25 September

News   •   Sep 07, 2016 11:36 BST

Services 53, 54 and 69 will be on diversion each day.

Changes to Sunderland Connect from 17 September 2016

Changes to Sunderland Connect from 17 September 2016

News   •   Sep 05, 2016 08:18 BST

The service will return to the University term-time timetable.

Brand new buses for services 82, 82A, 82B and 83

Brand new buses for services 82, 82A, 82B and 83

News   •   Sep 01, 2016 15:05 BST

Local Washington network goes up in the world.

Run, Rock n Raise – 11 September at Metro Radio Arena

Run, Rock n Raise – 11 September at Metro Radio Arena

News   •   Aug 30, 2016 11:49 BST

Your guide, plus the chance to win tickets!

Driver Recruitment Day in Sunderland - Sunday 4 September

Driver Recruitment Day in Sunderland - Sunday 4 September

News   •   Aug 25, 2016 09:52 BST

​If you have ever thought of a career as a bus driver, but are not quite sure what the job entails, then come along to our Recruitment Day at the Stadium of Light on Sunday 4 September to find out if you could be the ticket!

Get out and about with us this bank holiday

Get out and about with us this bank holiday

News   •   Aug 17, 2016 12:00 BST

Most buses will run to Sunday timetables on Monday 29 August, with the exception of the X66 and X88 which will run to special timetables.

Extra buses and money saving tickets for the Great North Run

Extra buses and money saving tickets for the Great North Run

News   •   Aug 16, 2016 17:00 BST

Here's your guide to the Great North Run – buses, tickets and diversions.

Service changes from 4 September 2016

Service changes from 4 September 2016

News   •   Aug 16, 2016 06:45 BST

​There will be some changes to a small number of services taking place in September. A summary of the changes is below, along with the new timetables.

Pop Pay As You Go smart travel now in use on all Go North East buses

Pop Pay As You Go smart travel now in use on all Go North East buses

News   •   Aug 15, 2016 11:16 BST

Customers of the region’s largest bus operator, Go North East, can now use the Pop Pay As You Go payment card on their buses right across the region.

​Go North East says goodbye planes, hello ships

​Go North East says goodbye planes, hello ships

News   •   Aug 15, 2016 10:35 BST

As we waved goodbye to the Red Arrows flying over Sunderland for another year, our events team already has its eyes on the next large scale event we are supporting – the Tall Ships Festival in Blyth.

​Bus and Bollywood fun was had at free event

​Bus and Bollywood fun was had at free event

News   •   Aug 09, 2016 12:22 BST

Newcastle residents had a great time at our fun-packed, free, Family Fun Day at Westgate Community College at the weekend.

Tall Ships Race in Blyth | 26-29 August

Tall Ships Race in Blyth | 26-29 August

News   •   Aug 09, 2016 11:23 BST

The Tall Ships Race comes to Blyth Quayside from Friday 26 until Monday 29 August and we’re running extra 309 journeys to make your trip easier.

Win 3 months' free bus travel [competition]

Win 3 months' free bus travel [competition]

News   •   Aug 04, 2016 16:30 BST

​We've teamed-up with the brilliant regional lifestyle blog, North East Family Fun, to give away 3 months' free travel on our buses.

Sun FM’s Street Stars in the driving seat, thanks to Go North East backing

Sun FM’s Street Stars in the driving seat, thanks to Go North East backing

News   •   Aug 03, 2016 12:53 BST

Go North East has joined a year-long partnership with Sun FM’s Street Stars ground crew, to support some of the biggest events in Wearside’s calendar, including this year’s Airshow, which attracted up to one million visitors, and the forthcoming Sunderland Illuminations where 350,000 people are expected.

​North East charity set to benefit from donated bus

​North East charity set to benefit from donated bus

News   •   Jul 25, 2016 08:32 BST

A bus donated by Go North East to St Oswald’s Hospice is set to be on the road very soon – raking in much-needed funds for the charity.

Red Kite Family Fun Day at Gibside | Sunday 24 July

Red Kite Family Fun Day at Gibside | Sunday 24 July

News   •   Jul 22, 2016 13:52 BST

We're celebrating all things Red Kite this Sunday (24 July) at Gibside between 11am and 4pm.

A look at two 60-somethings who know how to rock a day out by the sea

A look at two 60-somethings who know how to rock a day out by the sea

News   •   Jul 22, 2016 10:00 BST

Hello, my name is Lynne Hedley and this is my husband George. We are in our 60s, newly-semi-retired and making the most of this wonderful thing called the bus pass.

​Quaylink extends into East Newcastle

​Quaylink extends into East Newcastle

News   •   Jul 21, 2016 10:16 BST

People living or working in Walker and Wallsend are set to benefit from a new bus link as we add two new destinations to the Quaylink (Q3).