100th anniversary of the first motorbus service between North Shields and Blyth

News   •   Jun 18, 2021 16:14 BST

To mark the occasion the company has painted a double decker bus into vintage ‘Tynemouth’ colours, resembling the original company, which operated as a subsidiary of Northern General and is today’s Go North East.

Go North East hosts a week-long celebration of diversity, inclusivity, health and wellbeing

News   •   Jun 18, 2021 09:20 BST

​Last week, Go North East hosted ‘Everyone Matters Week’ for its team members, to celebrate, and prompt discussion about, diversity, inclusivity, mental health and wellbeing.

Go North East celebrates its green credentials on Clean Air Day

News   •   Jun 17, 2021 08:35 BST

​It’s Clean Air Day today (17 June), and Go North East is celebrating its commitment and contribution to improving the region’s air quality and repeating its reassurance that bus travel is safe, clean and essential to reducing congestion and air pollution.

QuayCity Q3 route improvements in Newcastle from 12 June

News   •   Jun 09, 2021 11:00 BST

From Saturday 12 June, service Q3 will operate both ways on City Road in Newcastle. This means journeys towards Great Park will operate from Walker Road via City Road and Quayside, stopping at new stops outside Premier Inn, Opto, and directly outside the Law Courts.

Renowned YouTuber features region’s largest bus company and its state-of-the-art electric buses

News   •   Jun 08, 2021 09:14 BST

Go North East, the region’s largest bus company, has had a visit from well-known transport YouTuber, Geoff Marshall, who has an impressive audience of almost 230,000 subscribers on the popular social media channel.

Go North East to celebrate English Tourism Week with seasonal services and vintage bus journeys this bank holiday weekend

News   •   May 28, 2021 12:56 BST

Last month, Go North East launched a series of seasonal services to help give the staycation market a boost, and the region’s largest bus operator is now taking it one step further to celebrate the final few days of English Tourism Week this bank holiday weekend.

New 24/7 bus services plus overnight journeys for shift workers, including at Nissan and Follingsby Amazon

News   •   May 28, 2021 09:16 BST

​Go North East is set to help give the local economy another boost, with the introduction of 24/7 timetables on three services, plus overnight journeys for shift workers which includes Nissan and Follingsby Park.

Go North East launches £1 evening fare offer to help give local economy a boost

News   •   May 14, 2021 15:27 BST

We've introduced a £1 fare offer that's valid for any single journey on any of our buses after 7pm each evening.

Go North East calls for next generation of apprentices

News   •   May 13, 2021 17:24 BST

One of the region’s leading bus companies is on the hunt for apprentice engineers to bolster its growing and highly skilled team of home-grown talent.

May Bank Holidays – 3 and 31 May

News   •   Apr 27, 2021 12:17 BST

Our buses will run to Sunday timetables during the Early May and Spring Bank Holidays on 3 May and 31 May.

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.


  • Go North East
  • 117 Queen Street
  • NE8 2UA Gateshead