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Go North East champions its team members with thank you video

Go North East champions its team members with thank you video

News   •   May 15, 2020 13:20 BST

Go North East championed its team members in a thank you video, following weeks of praising fellow key workers during the weekly ‘Clap for our Carers’ activities.

Go North East team members donning football shirts this weekend to mark the end of the season as they approach £10,000 raised for charity and other worthy causes

Go North East team members donning football shirts this weekend to mark the end of the season as they approach £10,000 raised for charity and other worthy causes

News   •   May 15, 2020 11:52 BST

Go North East is set to break the £10,000 barrier this weekend by wearing football shirts to mark what should have been the end of the season and raise further money, as well as spread some cheer during these challenging times.

Go North East spread bank holiday weekend cheer by wearing red, white and blue to commemorate VE Day

Go North East spread bank holiday weekend cheer by wearing red, white and blue to commemorate VE Day

News   •   May 11, 2020 17:21 BST

Hundreds of bus drivers, as well as support teams, wore red, white and blue, and fancy dress, over the bank holiday weekend to spread some cheer and commemorate the 75th anniversary of VE Day.

Go North East buses continue to operate with emergency timetables for key workers and essential journeys

Go North East buses continue to operate with emergency timetables for key workers and essential journeys

News   •   May 11, 2020 15:12 BST

Go North East, the region’s largest bus company, is continuing to operate its services to emergency timetables to connect key workers and those making essential journeys.

Go North East bus drivers set to wear red, white and blue to commemorate VE Day

Go North East bus drivers set to wear red, white and blue to commemorate VE Day

News   •   May 06, 2020 08:49 BST

​This bank holiday weekend, Go North East is doing things a little differently in an effort to bring a bit of cheer and smiles to people’s faces, and make the whole weekend stand out compared to any other during lockdown.

Go North East pick up silver accolade at North East Tourism Awards

Go North East pick up silver accolade at North East Tourism Awards

News   •   Apr 27, 2020 15:48 BST

Go North East was recognised for its commitment to providing memorable visitor experiences for everyone, particularly those with accessibility requirements.

Go North East will celebrate key workers tonight with ‘Clap for our Carers’ activities at its depots and regional hospitals

Go North East will celebrate key workers tonight with ‘Clap for our Carers’ activities at its depots and regional hospitals

News   •   Apr 23, 2020 08:00 BST

​Tonight (Thursday 23 April), the region’s largest bus company, Go North East will celebrate key workers with ‘Clap for our Carers’ 8pm activities across its depots, whilst also joining the NHS at Hexham General Hospital.

Hundreds of Go North East bus drivers spread Easter weekend cheer by wearing colourful clothing in support of fellow key workers

Hundreds of Go North East bus drivers spread Easter weekend cheer by wearing colourful clothing in support of fellow key workers

News   •   Apr 14, 2020 17:04 BST

​Hundreds of bus drivers, as well as support teams, wore colourful clothing and fancy dress over the weekend to spread some Easter cheer in support of fellow key workers.

Why your bus driver might be wearing bright, colourful clothing this Easter weekend

Why your bus driver might be wearing bright, colourful clothing this Easter weekend

News   •   Apr 09, 2020 14:36 BST

The Go North East uniform is set to change this Easter weekend, with colourful clothes being worn to champion fellow key workers.

Go North East shines a rainbow over its colleagues and fellow key workers

Go North East shines a rainbow over its colleagues and fellow key workers

News   •   Apr 08, 2020 16:01 BST

The company is saying a huge thank you to its colleagues and fellow key workers with a series of initiatives during the coronavirus crisis.

Go North East’s unsung bus drivers and support teams praised by fellow key workers

Go North East’s unsung bus drivers and support teams praised by fellow key workers

News   •   Apr 02, 2020 17:19 BST

Praise has flooded in for drivers and support teams who are helping keep the region moving, ensuring key workers, including NHS staff and essential shop workers, can get to their workplaces to provide vital services.

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

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

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.

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

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.

Go North East rising star scoops accolade at prestigious awards

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.

Bus use in the North East grows for the first time in a decade as national statistics show services are now some of the best in the UK

Bus use in the North East grows for the first time in a decade as national statistics show services are now some of the best in the UK

News   •   Feb 06, 2020 18:25 GMT

​Recent statistics from the Department for Transport show that the number of bus trips made across the North East rose in the last year for the first time in over a decade.

Go North East apprentices keep the wheels moving on 700-strong fleet of buses

Go North East apprentices keep the wheels moving on 700-strong fleet of buses

News   •   Feb 03, 2020 08:05 GMT

This National Apprenticeship Week (3-7 February 2020), award-winning bus company Go North East is celebrating its engineering apprentices that help keep the wheels moving on its 700-strong fleet of buses.

Go North East to launch innovative pollution-busting bus to help clean up urban air

Go North East to launch innovative pollution-busting bus to help clean up urban air

News   •   Jan 27, 2020 08:42 GMT

The bus company is rolling out its unique ‘Air Filtering Bus’ to help tackle pollution in Newcastle and Gateshead and will be deployed to rotate across a variety of routes in the area from Summer 2020.

More express journeys for customers travelling between Durham, Chester-le-Street and Newcastle

More express journeys for customers travelling between Durham, Chester-le-Street and Newcastle

News   •   Jan 24, 2020 08:22 GMT

From 26 January, the X-lines X21 service will be improved to run every 15 minutes between Durham, Chester-le-Street and Newcastle.

 Go North East appoints new Service Delivery and Control Manager to improve customer journeys

Go North East appoints new Service Delivery and Control Manager to improve customer journeys

News   •   Jan 13, 2020 13:26 GMT

Go North East, the region’s largest bus company, has appointed Mandy Davies into the newly created role of Service Delivery and Control Manager to help the company improve upon its existing high levels of operational performance to customers.