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​Bus is third less stressful than car commute

​Bus is third less stressful than car commute

News   •   Jul 05, 2016 08:00 BST

Did you know that ditching your car for a bus ride to work can help cut your morning stress by 33%?

Wimbledon Competition: Guess how many balls...

Wimbledon Competition: Guess how many balls...

News   •   Jul 04, 2016 08:30 BST

WIN! Just guess how many balls…To celebrate the start of Wimbledon tennis tournament, we have a ballsy competition for you.

WIN a free 7-Day M-Ticket every day this week

WIN a free 7-Day M-Ticket every day this week

News   •   Jul 04, 2016 07:25 BST

​Catch the Bus Week starts today and to celebrate we are giving you a chance to win a free 7-day M-Ticket every day this week.

Go North East signs RNIB's accessibility charter

Go North East signs RNIB's accessibility charter

News   •   Jul 01, 2016 08:35 BST

Go North East, has signed RNIB’s (Royal National Institute of Blind People) Accessibility Charter. Its drivers are undertaking special training so they can better understand the challenges blind and partially sighted passengers face when using the bus in some ‘Swap with Me’ events.

Pensioner drives her long lasting ambition

Pensioner drives her long lasting ambition

News   •   Jul 01, 2016 08:30 BST

A vivacious Durham lady is overjoyed to achieve her life-long ambition of driving a bus – at the grand old age of 70.

Service changes in Gateshead and surrounding areas from 24 & 31 July

Service changes in Gateshead and surrounding areas from 24 & 31 July

News   •   Jun 29, 2016 17:00 BST

There are a number of changes to services taking place in Gateshead and surrounding areas from 24 and 31 July 2016.

Service changes in North Tyneside from 24 & 31 July

Service changes in North Tyneside from 24 & 31 July

News   •   Jun 28, 2016 11:51 BST

There are a number of changes to services taking place in North Tyneside and surrounding areas from 24 and 31 July 2016.

The wheels on the bus industry are turning fast, writes Sophie Moorby.

The wheels on the bus industry are turning fast, writes Sophie Moorby.

News   •   Jun 20, 2016 13:31 BST

Our youngest-ever depot manager Sophie Moorby shares her thoughts on working in a male-dominated bus industry and explains why more women should get on board.

‘Angel’ sighted at Gateshead church

‘Angel’ sighted at Gateshead church

News   •   Jun 17, 2016 15:14 BST

​Worshippers at a Gateshead church have come up with a fresh and unusual way of attracting new people.

Zoom your way to Sunderland International Airshow

Zoom your way to Sunderland International Airshow

News   •   Jun 15, 2016 15:48 BST

​Sunderland International Airshow takes to the air for the 28th time from Friday 22 until Sunday 24 July.

11 brilliant Father's Day gifts to impress your dad

11 brilliant Father's Day gifts to impress your dad

News   •   Jun 15, 2016 10:23 BST

It’s Father’s Day this Sunday (19 June) and if you’re looking for an amazing present to get you in your dad’s good books, check these out.

Catch the Bus Week – 4-10 July

Catch the Bus Week – 4-10 July

News   •   Jun 14, 2016 10:25 BST

​Catch the Bus Week is starting on 4 July, and we are doing our best to help you get on board to give the bus a try!

Go North East welcomes Disney cruisers

Go North East welcomes Disney cruisers

News   •   Jun 07, 2016 20:31 BST

We have been helping spread some Disney magic across Tyneside today by ensuring 1,200 passengers and crew of the iconic Disney Cruise ship saw the local sights.

​Youngsters get easier bus access

​Youngsters get easier bus access

News   •   Jun 03, 2016 10:35 BST

To make it easier for under-16s to use our buses, they now no longer need to present a Get Around card when buying a single ticket.

​Georgian fun to be had at Beamish this week

​Georgian fun to be had at Beamish this week

News   •   Jun 01, 2016 08:30 BST

If you’re looking for something to do this weekend that won’t break the bank – how about joining in the fun of the spectacular Georgian Fair at Beamish?

Do you know a bus driver who deserves recognition?

Do you know a bus driver who deserves recognition?

News   •   May 31, 2016 15:00 BST

Would you like one of our drivers to be crowned Top National Bus Driver 2016 at the UK Bus Awards?

Buses for Simply Red at Emirates Riverside - 3 June

Buses for Simply Red at Emirates Riverside - 3 June

News   •   May 26, 2016 15:38 BST

​Simply Red are back and celebrating over 30 years in the music industry with a spectacular anniversary tour.

​Employees honoured for 2,390 years on the buses

​Employees honoured for 2,390 years on the buses

News   •   May 26, 2016 11:06 BST

Seventy-four Go North East employees have been honoured for reaching significant long service milestones achieved by very few people these days.

​Bus fun and more, galore at free event

​Bus fun and more, galore at free event

News   •   May 25, 2016 12:00 BST

We have been flooded with thanks and lovely feedback about our fun-packed, free, Family Fun Day at our Gateshead Riverside super depot at the weekend.

Go North East seeks engineering apprentices

Go North East seeks engineering apprentices

News   •   May 20, 2016 10:03 BST

Go North East is seeking six engineering apprentices to join our highly-skilled teams across the region.