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NEbus, Nexus and local authorities come together to highlight face covering message with face covering awareness week

NEbus, Nexus and local authorities come together to highlight face covering message with face covering awareness week

News   •   Sep 25, 2020 18:41 BST

​The North East’s bus operators, working with the local authorities, have come together to highlight the importance of wearing a face covering on public transport.

Go North East pledges to add extra capacity when buses get full as the region returns to school and work

Go North East pledges to add extra capacity when buses get full as the region returns to school and work

News   •   Sep 10, 2020 17:14 BST

As more people start returning to work, school and college, the region’s buses are starting to fill up a little more, but Go North East is here to keep you moving and there is still plenty of capacity in the system.

Extra buses, including a classic 1964 Northern General Routemaster, deployed to keep people moving as schools return

Extra buses, including a classic 1964 Northern General Routemaster, deployed to keep people moving as schools return

News   •   Sep 07, 2020 18:32 BST

The region's largest bus operator, Go North East, has deployed 56 extra buses from today to ensure there is sufficient extra capacity on its network as more schools and workers return and use the region’s buses.

More buses and better value tickets introduced by Go North East with service enhancements from Saturday

More buses and better value tickets introduced by Go North East with service enhancements from Saturday

News   •   Sep 04, 2020 09:17 BST

From tomorrow (Saturday 5 September), Go North East are introducing a whole host of improvements to its bus services and tickets to make it easier for people to get out and about and to help support local shops, businesses, leisure venues, schools and colleges. There will also be minor changes to a small number of services.

Join us in Consett for the launch of our new X-lines buses

Join us in Consett for the launch of our new X-lines buses

News   •   Sep 03, 2020 11:33 BST

​Tomorrow (Friday 4 September), we’ll be in Consett from 10.30am until 3pm promoting our £4.5million investment into new and refreshed, clean, safe and comfy buses.

First new registration 70 plate bus hits the road

First new registration 70 plate bus hits the road

News   •   Sep 02, 2020 11:24 BST

As the clock ticked over to a new month at 00:01 on Tuesday 1st September, bus operator Go North East put into service what is believed to be the UK’s first 70 plate bus as the new registration mark period started.

Express bus routes between Middlesbrough and Newcastle set for major upgrade

Express bus routes between Middlesbrough and Newcastle set for major upgrade

News   •   Sep 02, 2020 09:48 BST

Go North East, the region’s largest bus operator, is set to introduce a major upgrade to its express X9 and X10 routes, that run between Middlesbrough and Newcastle via the A19, serving Stockton, Norton, Billingham, Peterlee, Dalton Park, Heworth and Gateshead.

Go North East launches new ‘Bus Out to Help Out’ offer to help support local evening economy

Go North East launches new ‘Bus Out to Help Out’ offer to help support local evening economy

News   •   Sep 01, 2020 08:47 BST

Following the success of the Government’s ‘Eat Out to Help Out’ initiative, the region’s largest bus operator, Go North East has launched a new ‘Bus Out to Help Out’ offer to help people get out and about and support local restaurants and pubs further.

£4.5million investment in better than ever buses for Consett

£4.5million investment in better than ever buses for Consett

News   •   Aug 28, 2020 15:02 BST

Go North East, the region’s largest bus operator, is making public transport in Consett better than ever, thanks to a £4.5million investment into new and refreshed, clean, safe and comfy buses.

Go North East launches new, better than ever bus ticketing initiatives

Go North East launches new, better than ever bus ticketing initiatives

News   •   Aug 28, 2020 10:34 BST

​The region’s largest bus operator, Go North East, is launching new, better than ever bus ticketing initiatives from September to help encourage people back onto its clean, safe and comfy buses.

Get set to safely and affordably return to school by bus with new school tickets and extra buses from Go North East

Get set to safely and affordably return to school by bus with new school tickets and extra buses from Go North East

News   •   Aug 27, 2020 17:03 BST

Go North East, the region’s largest bus company, has launched a new ‘School Tripper’ bus ticket to help school and college students travel safely and securely.

Summer Bank Holiday Buses – 31 August 2020

Summer Bank Holiday Buses – 31 August 2020

News   •   Aug 27, 2020 09:31 BST

Most buses will run to our current Sunday timetables on Monday 31 August.

Super-green bus trial takes next steps at Go North East

Super-green bus trial takes next steps at Go North East

News   •   Aug 27, 2020 08:32 BST

A north-British built full-electric bus from manufacturer Optare has returned to Go North East, the region’s largest bus operator.

Further increases to services from Saturday 5 September

Further increases to services from Saturday 5 September

News   •   Aug 21, 2020 15:18 BST

We'll be making further changes to help support local shops, businesses, leisure venues, schools and colleges.

Back to school safely travel guide

Back to school safely travel guide

News   •   Aug 21, 2020 13:29 BST

New safety measures, bus bubbles, extra buses and a new School Tripper bus ticket.

New and upgraded express buses set to soar from Consett to Newcastle through red kite country

New and upgraded express buses set to soar from Consett to Newcastle through red kite country

News   •   Jul 31, 2020 09:55 BST

Go North East, the region’s largest bus company, is upgrading its X45, X46 and X47 services that soar through red kite country, serving Consett, Rowlands Gill, Metrocentre and Newcastle, with buses running directly up to every 10 minutes.

Open-top buses set to spread sunshine cheer and happiness

Open-top buses set to spread sunshine cheer and happiness

News   •   Jul 17, 2020 16:30 BST

​The day has finally come... we now have our open-top buses out running on some of our normal bus routes to spread some sunshine cheer and happiness, and fresh air upstairs, amongst the travelling public of the North East.

Go North East commits to improving air quality with further electric bus trials ahead of investment

Go North East commits to improving air quality with further electric bus trials ahead of investment

News   •   Jul 17, 2020 14:54 BST

Go North East, the region’s largest bus company, is undertaking a trial of a full electric Optare MetroCity single deck bus on its services around Newcastle and Gateshead, including the Saltwell Park 53 and 54, CityLink 57 and Quaylink Q3.

Increases to some evening services from 18 and 25 July

Increases to some evening services from 18 and 25 July

News   •   Jul 15, 2020 15:46 BST

Following the opening of more leisure venues and working in partnership with Nexus, the evening frequencies on some services will be increased. The majority of these will increase from 18 July, with some further increases from 25 July.

Go North East celebrates NHS birthday by wearing blue and clapping at regional landmarks

Go North East celebrates NHS birthday by wearing blue and clapping at regional landmarks

News   •   Jul 06, 2020 15:02 BST

Team members wore blue casual clothing in place of their usual uniform to champion NHS staff and fellow key workers, with the loudest clapping yet taking place at 5pm around the region, including some of the North East’s favourite attractions.