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Go North East celebrates Clean Air Day with announcement of £12m investment in environmentally friendly buses to make buses even better and help tackle rising congestion

Go North East celebrates Clean Air Day with announcement of £12m investment in environmentally friendly buses to make buses even better and help tackle rising congestion

News   •   Jun 20, 2019 07:00 BST

​Go North East, the region’s largest bus company, is celebrating Clean Air Day with the announcement of a £12 million investment in 54 high-specification environmentally friendly buses to help revolutionise bus travel across the region.

Go North East gears up for recruitment drive

Go North East gears up for recruitment drive

News   •   Jun 19, 2019 14:05 BST

On Sunday 23 June, between 10am and 2pm, the company will be holding a recruitment open day at intu Metrocentre Coach Park, giving any aspiring drivers the chance to get behind the wheel and test drive a bus.

The Hoppings – get all the fun of the fair with Go North East

The Hoppings – get all the fun of the fair with Go North East

News   •   Jun 18, 2019 10:56 BST

Europe's biggest travelling funfair returns to Newcastle's Town Moor from 21 to 30 June and getting there with Go North East couldn't easier with us.

Roadworks and diversions affecting Go North East buses

Roadworks and diversions affecting Go North East buses

News   •   Jun 17, 2019 08:15 BST

Here's our guide to ongoing and upcoming roadworks around the region.

Yutong electric buses confirmed for Go North East

Yutong electric buses confirmed for Go North East

News   •   Jun 05, 2019 11:35 BST

This World Environment Day, ​following the announcement of a successful bid to the Government’s Ultra Low Emission Bus Fund to support the purchase of electric buses, the North East’s largest bus operator, Go North East, has confirmed an order for nine E10 latest generation full electric buses with the world’s largest electric bus manufacturer, Yutong.

50 years of service for Go North East's Ian

50 years of service for Go North East's Ian

News   •   May 30, 2019 13:28 BST

​Achieving his 50-year milestone at Go North East, stores supervisor Ian McPherson from Dunston received a standing ovation after his achievements, and those of his long-standing peers, were celebrated at the region's biggest bus company's 69th annual Long Service Awards.

Northumberland County Show 2019

Northumberland County Show 2019

News   •   May 20, 2019 13:48 BST

If you're looking for a bank holiday day out with a difference, then join in the fun at the ​Northumberland County Show on Monday 27 May.

The dawn of a new era for express bus service between Durham and Sunderland

The dawn of a new era for express bus service between Durham and Sunderland

News   •   May 16, 2019 16:01 BST

Go North East, the region’s largest bus company, is launching a new standard of express buses on a reinvigorated X20 route from Monday 20 May, giving customers a fast and direct service between Durham and Sunderland under a new ‘X-lines’ brand, which is around 25% faster than the normal bus service.

Bus managers speak out on Air Quality as final days of consultation approach

Bus managers speak out on Air Quality as final days of consultation approach

News   •   May 14, 2019 15:33 BST

​The region’s bus operators are keen to make it clear that buses are part of the solution, not the problem, in improving air quality and, that under the right option in the current Air Quality consultation, they could do even more in supporting the region.

The Cricket World Cup is coming to the North East – here's our travel guide

The Cricket World Cup is coming to the North East – here's our travel guide

News   •   May 14, 2019 09:29 BST

The Cricket World Cup is coming to the North East with three fantastic One Day Internationals taking place at the Emirates Riverside in Chester-le-Street.