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Angel 21 – events in Durham, Chester-le-Street and Newcastle

Angel 21 – events in Durham, Chester-le-Street and Newcastle

News   •   Mar 07, 2018 13:09 GMT

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Go North East Managing Director Kevin Carr to retire

Go North East Managing Director Kevin Carr to retire

News   •   Mar 06, 2018 10:31 GMT

Go North East Managing Director Kevin Carr will retire in June after more than 40 years with the region’s largest bus operator.

Lucky seven needed to embark on engineering careers

Lucky seven needed to embark on engineering careers

News   •   Mar 01, 2018 17:32 GMT

This National Apprenticeship Week (5-9 March 2018), the region’s biggest bus company, Go North East is calling out to aspiring young engineers with a thirst for knowledge and the drive to develop hands-on skills to apply for seven coveted spaces on its award-winning apprenticeship scheme.

Go North East celebrates its star people

Go North East celebrates its star people

News   •   Feb 16, 2018 10:56 GMT

Apprentices, drivers, engineers, customer service professionals, managers and more from Go North East came together recently, as the region’s third largest employer celebrated excellence within its 2,100-strong team at its annual Team GNE Awards.

Top 100 apprenticeship employer accolade for Go North East

Top 100 apprenticeship employer accolade for Go North East

News   •   Feb 12, 2018 19:50 GMT

The region’s biggest bus company, Go North East has been named in the prestigious Centrica Top 100 Apprenticeship Employer list for its unique bus and coach engineering apprenticeship, developed in partnership with Gateshead College.

Go North East appoints two new directors

Go North East appoints two new directors

News   •   Feb 02, 2018 09:00 GMT

​The region’s largest bus operator, Go North East, has appointed Stephen King into the new role of Commercial Director and Gary Edmundson as its new Operations Director.

£4.5million boost for popular Angel bus service

£4.5million boost for popular Angel bus service

News   •   Jan 29, 2018 10:24 GMT

As the Angel of the North gets set to celebrate 20 years on Tyneside this February, Go North East has spent £4.5million on 19 bigger and greener double-deck buses for its namesake Newcastle to Chester-le-Street service.

North East Wedding Fair at Metro Radio Arena – 27 & 28 January

North East Wedding Fair at Metro Radio Arena – 27 & 28 January

News   •   Jan 15, 2018 08:42 GMT

Ticket discounts, competition and more.

Service changes from 28 January

Service changes from 28 January

News   •   Jan 05, 2018 11:00 GMT

View our guide.

Drive to help local vulnerable adults celebrate Christmas

Drive to help local vulnerable adults celebrate Christmas

News   •   Dec 20, 2017 14:46 GMT

In partnership with the Northumbria Police Communities Engagement Team, Go North East transported a group of vulnerable adults from Gateshead to a special festive celebration this December.

Match day travel gets a magpie makeover

Match day travel gets a magpie makeover

News   •   Dec 20, 2017 13:29 GMT

There’s a whole new look to match day travel for NUFC fans heading to St James’ Park after Go North East gave its park and ride service a Toon-inspired transformation.

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at Metro Radio Arena

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at Metro Radio Arena

News   •   Nov 29, 2017 16:00 GMT

Here's our guide.

Yule have a cracker at these Christmas markets

Yule have a cracker at these Christmas markets

News   •   Nov 29, 2017 07:58 GMT

Here's our handy guide.

New year new bus services for South Tyneside

New year new bus services for South Tyneside

News   •   Nov 28, 2017 15:15 GMT

Following customer feedback and to meet travel demand and improve reliability, Go North East will be introducing a number of improvements to its routes and vehicles in South Tyneside in the New Year.

​Go North East given the green light for new Consett depot

​Go North East given the green light for new Consett depot

News   •   Nov 27, 2017 10:56 GMT

The region’s largest bus operator, Go North East is relocating its Stanley depot after nearly 100 years in the town, to a new state-of-the art facility in Consett.

11 magical North East pantos

11 magical North East pantos

News   •   Nov 27, 2017 10:34 GMT

Put your travel worries behind you.

Spreading festive cheer in Sunderland with free Sunday morning bus travel

Spreading festive cheer in Sunderland with free Sunday morning bus travel

News   •   Nov 23, 2017 17:23 GMT

Go North East and Stagecoach North East are giving visitors travelling into Sunderland by bus on Sunday mornings from now until Christmas, a festive gift, free transport into the city before 11am.

A hat-trick of award wins at bus industry ‘Oscars’

A hat-trick of award wins at bus industry ‘Oscars’

News   •   Nov 22, 2017 15:22 GMT

Go North East scooped three accolades at the prestigious UK Bus Awards, with its head of commercial and retail being awarded gold in the Leadership and Inspiration category.

Extra evening buses for Lumiere in Durham – 16-19 November

Extra evening buses for Lumiere in Durham – 16-19 November

News   •   Nov 15, 2017 08:45 GMT

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Autistic youngsters given VIP experience at Go North East

Autistic youngsters given VIP experience at Go North East

News   •   Nov 09, 2017 11:18 GMT

A behind-the-scenes depot tour, trip through the vehicle wash and fuel bay and private bus journey were on the lesson plan for a group of autistic schoolchildren from Benwell recently.