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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

About Go North East

On the Go since 1913

Around 175,000 journeys are made on Go North East bus services every day to travel around this wonderful region. Travelling to work or education, to visit friends and family, to have a night out, or to visit one of the region's many tourist and leisure attractions.

For over 100 years, Go North East has connected the region's towns and villages with the cities of Newcastle, Durham and Sunderland and currently operates across Northumberland, Tyne and Wear, County Durham and into Tees Valley.

Employing over 2,000 local people, with a fleet of almost 700 buses and coaches and an annual turnover of £100m, the company is the regional subsidiary of the Go-Ahead Group plc, one of the UK's leading providers of passenger transport.


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