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

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.

Roadworks and diversions affecting Go North East buses

News   •   Jan 22, 2020 15:45 GMT

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

NE1 Newcastle Restaurant Week – 20-26 January

News   •   Jan 15, 2020 12:43 GMT

Diners can enjoy fantastic food in Newcastle's finest restaurants for only £10 or £15 per person.

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.

Bus service changes from 26 January 2020

News   •   Jan 03, 2020 08:06 GMT

There will be changes to some Go North East bus services from 26 January 2020. Big improvements to X-lines X21 with buses running every 15 minutes between Durham and Newcastle. A new 311 service will be introduced, running every 20 minutes between Hadrian Park, High Farm, Coast Road and Newcastle.

Ease the January blues with cheaper bus travel

News   •   Dec 31, 2019 11:59 GMT

Unlike some other public transport, Go North East bus fares will not be increasing at the start of the year. In fact, the region’s largest bus operator will be introducing some new tickets from 2 January to help with any new year’s blues and encourage more people to give the bus a try.

Go North East raises funds for Gateshead Foodbank at special farewell bus event

News   •   Dec 24, 2019 11:19 GMT

The region’s largest bus company, Go North East, welcomed hundreds of people to its special farewell bus event in Gateshead earlier this month.

Go North East gears up to boost bus capacity during Metro strike

News   •   Dec 18, 2019 14:30 GMT

Go North East, the region’s largest bus company, is gearing up to boost capacity on its services on the days of the Tyne and Wear Metro strike.

Go North East joins Sun FM in Christmas Toy Appeal

News   •   Dec 10, 2019 09:40 GMT

​The region's largest bus company, Go North East, has joined ​Sun FM in their toy appeal in the build up to Christmas.

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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