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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.

£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.

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.

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.

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.

Lighting the way for Sunderland Illuminations’ spectators

Lighting the way for Sunderland Illuminations’ spectators

News   •   Nov 07, 2017 17:21 GMT

Over 21,000 people hopped aboard Go North East’s dedicated 101 park and ride services this October and November, to visit Sunderland’s annual Illuminations (5 Oct - 5 Nov).

Remembering our Armed Forces all year round

Remembering our Armed Forces all year round

News   •   Nov 07, 2017 09:22 GMT

The Poppy bus runs around Gateshead, showing important messages of support for the British Legion Charity throughout the year.

Go North East puts eight young people on the road to engineering careers

Go North East puts eight young people on the road to engineering careers

News   •   Nov 03, 2017 18:10 GMT

The region’s biggest bus company, Go North East has welcomed four new engineering team members following completion of its award-winning apprenticeship, with the baton being passed to a further four new learners preparing to embark on their new careers.

Innovative training partnership brings critical jobs for the region’s unemployed

Innovative training partnership brings critical jobs for the region’s unemployed

News   •   Nov 03, 2017 14:08 GMT

Unemployed people in the North East are being offered a place on a unique training and skills development programme with the opportunity to secure one of over 200 new jobs thanks to a partnership between the region’s biggest bus operator, Go North East, Gateshead College, and Jobcentre Plus.

Saltwell Park Fireworks - 4 November

Saltwell Park Fireworks - 4 November

News   •   Oct 19, 2017 12:00 BST

Special buses from Gateshead, as well as Angel and Coaster.

£1.6million invested in popular Tees Valley bus route

£1.6million invested in popular Tees Valley bus route

News   •   Sep 18, 2017 13:05 BST

The region’s largest bus operator, Go North East, has invested £1.6million in seven brand new vehicles for its Middlesbrough to Newcastle X9/X10 services.

Go North East enjoys a Great North Run personal best

Go North East enjoys a Great North Run personal best

News   •   Sep 18, 2017 08:52 BST

Carrying over 25,000 bags and transporting nearly a fifth more spectators and runners compared to last year, Go North East’s role in the 2017 Great North Run was the bus company’s biggest and best yet.

New Venture for accessible Beamish bus

New Venture for accessible Beamish bus

News   •   Aug 24, 2017 10:54 BST

Beamish Museum’s accessible bus has relaunched after being rebranded in Venture Transport livery by Go North East.

Go North East ‘Sees It and Does It’ at region’s first Festival of Transport

Go North East ‘Sees It and Does It’ at region’s first Festival of Transport

News   •   Aug 16, 2017 16:13 BST

As the inaugural North East Festival of Transport got into gear at Seaburn seafront, Go North East’s See It, Do It Sunderland bus made a special guest appearance alongside a selection of vintage vehicles.