Follow Go North East

Tags

Bus 275 Newcastle 156 Gateshead 132 Events 129 Sunderland 105 Durham 95 Disruptions 75 Service Changes 46 Offers 41 Competitions 30 Awards 19 Coronavirus 19 Recruitment 18 Charity 16 Consett 15 Gateshead College 13 Stanley 10 Chester-le-Street 9 Christmas 8 Hexham 8 Investment 8 Training 7 Engineering 7 Education 7 Washington 6 Tickets 6 South Shields 6 Middlesbrough 6 Easter 5 Bishop Auckland 5 Metrocentre 5 Tourism 5 Bank Holiday 4 Festival 4 Passengers 4 Seaham 4 Apprentice 4 Talent 4 National Apprenticeship Week 4 North East 4 Public transport 4 Apprenticeships 4 Whitley Bay 4 X-lines 4 NEbus 4 Employment 4 North Tyneside 4 Big Days Out 3 Environment 3 Innovation 3 NHS 3 Electric Bus 3 Air Quality 3 Sunderland Airshow 3 Transport 3 Contactless 3 Fundraising 3 School 3 Days Out 3 Community 3 Technology 3 Apprentices 3 Santa bus 2 Clean 2 Nacro 2 Murton 2 Job 2 Clean Air Day 2 Remembrance Day 2 Saltwell Park 2 Mental Health 2 Lumiere Durham 2 Customer service 2 North East Tourism Awards 2 VE Day 2 Radio 2 Careers 2 discounts 2 College 2 Houghton-le-Spring 2 Electric Buses 2 Restaurant Week 2 Women in Bus 2 International Women's Day 2 Driver 2 Green 2 Quaylink 2 Lumiere 2 Hartlepool 2 Face coverings 2 Show Racism the Red Card 2 Wear Red Day 2 Rugby 2 Celebration 2 Safety 2 Drivers 2 Long Service Awards 2 Great Exhibition of the North 2 Princess Royal Training Awards 2 Food 2 Anti-racism 2 Women 2 New Year 2 Website 2 Travel 2 Development 2 Chatty Bus 2 Fireworks 2 Women in Transport 2 Great North Run 2 Blue Monday 2 Dalton Park 2 Fares 2 Park and Ride 2 Christmas Jumper Day 1 fusiliers 1 Bus driver 1 Thank you 1 Drifter 1 Foodbank 1 money off 1 South Tyneside 1 Light Festival 1 Durham University 1 Dedication 1 Wearside 1 routeone 1 Sage Gateshead 1 Beamish Museum 1 Gateshead Council 1 Angel of the North 1 Stadium of Light 1 deprived 1 Catch the Bus Week 1 Go North East 1 Newcastle Pride 1 Sun FM 1 East Riding 1 AD122 1 Northumbria Police 1 Mental Health Awareness 1 Lonliness 1 LGBTQ+ 1 Team GNE 1 Daft as a Brush 1 family day ticket 1 zero fuel emissions 1 Yutong Electric 1 X66 1 regiment 1 fifth fusiliers 1 Northumbria Police Fun Day 1 Local Radio Day 1 Sunny the Seagull 1 N21 1 Night Bus 1 N56 1 On-bus annoucements 1 Voice recordings 1 Voiceover artist 1 Emma Hignett 1 North East Chamber of Commerce 1 EYMS 1 Go Ahead Group 1 Scarborough and District Motor Services 1 North Yorkshire Coast 1 Sunderland International Airshow 1 motor vehicle and construction 1 semi-finals 1 itscominghome 1 The Tall Ships Races 2018 1 Seaburn 1 Gateshead Quayside 1 Great North Museum 1 JobCentrePlus 1 bus driver routeway 1 new intake 1 Network One 1 Tiny Lives 1 Sunderland Pride 1 Norham High School 1 Pantos 1 weekly travel 1 cleaner air 1 journey planner 1 Spennymoor 1 NAW 1 St Oswald's Hospice 1 World Poetry Day 1 Blyth 1 Getting to Know Your Customer Day 1 Northumberland County Show 1 The Hoppings 1 Toon Tour 1 Peterlee 1 Sunderland Connect 1 National Glass Centre 1 Herrington 1 Tynemouth 1 Corbridge 1 Gibside 1 Whickham 1 Tanfield Railway 1 Prevent Breast Cancer 1 Northern General Transport 1 Pantomimes 1 Billingham 1 Toy Appeal 1 Metro strike 1 Gateshead Foodbank 1 January offers 1 Air Filtering Bus 1 Introduce A Girl To Engineering Day 1 Clap for our Carers 1 North East Ambulance Service 1 Loneliness Awareness Week 1 Hidden Disabilities 1 Sunflower Lanyard Scheme 1 Rowlands Gill 1 Face Covering Awareness Week 1 National Inclusion Week 1 This Is Engineering Day 1 Transport Planning Day 1 Trans Awareness Week 1 Football Shirt Friday 1 Bobby Moore Fund 1 Prudhoe 1 BeatCovidNE 1 Pride 1 LGBT+ History Month 1 Shopping 1 Football 1 Digital 1 Halloween 1 Hull 1 england 1 Silver 1 wifi 1 Voiceover 1 Donation 1 Heritage 1 Baltic 1 Business 1 corporate social responsibility 1 acquisition 1 Wedding 1 Poetry 1 Exhibition 1 Services 1 Tall Ships 1 Emergency 1 Ticketing 1 Depot 1 Emissions 1 Students 1 Appointment 1 Children 1 Police 1 sale 1 Summer 1 Dogs 1 military 1 Fun Day 1 Veterans 1 Breast Cancer 1 Competition 1 innovative 1 Volunteering 1 environmentally friendly 1 Culture 1 Anniversary 1 Electric 1 Awareness 1 Team members 1 Apprenticeship 1 Jobs 1 savings 1 young people 1 Runners 1 World AIDS Day 1 Gifts 1 Black Friday 1 Children in Need 1 National Express 1 unemployed 1 Loneliness 1 skills 1 Family 1 world cup 1 Equality 1 Reading 1 Valentine's Day 1 summer holidays 1 Half marathon 1 Low emissions 1 Marriage 1 Parade 1 Drinks 1 VisitEngland 1 Shortlist 1 Cancer Research UK 1 Visitors 1 Appointments 1 Recruiter Awards 1 Youth 1 roundtable 1 Air pollution 1 Tyne and Wear 1 World Environment Day 1 award-winning 1 Arts 1 Loyalty 1 World Mental Health Day 1 Arriva 1 Nexus 1 Accessibility 1 Families 1 smartphone app 1 Riverside 1 January sale 1 Poems 1 CSR policy 1 Baggage 1 Engineer 1 Hadrian's Wall 1 bus services 1 Special education 1 Shuttle 1 Stagecoach 1 Government funding 1 bus tickets 1 World Transplant Games 1 Seating 1 CRS 1 County Durham 1 cut costs 1 Clean Air 1 Jobcentre Plus 1 East Yorkshire Motor Services 1 Spice Girls 1 Beamish 1 Jarrow 1 Restructure 1 Show all tags

Latest news

Go North East bus worker and daughter make face masks for customers during coronavirus pandemic

Go North East bus worker and daughter make face masks for customers during coronavirus pandemic

News   •   Jun 26, 2020 16:03 BST

Lynn Gamblin, a revenue clerk at Go North East has been busy helping support the company and its customers by making face coverings during the coronavirus crisis.

Go North East unveils multi-coloured bus to celebrate the work of its team in bringing communities together

Go North East unveils multi-coloured bus to celebrate the work of its team in bringing communities together

News   •   Jun 25, 2020 16:57 BST

​Today, the North East’s largest bus operator, Go North East has unveiled a retro multi-coloured bus to celebrate the work of its team in bringing communities together, celebrating diversity, the company’s pride in transport, its colleagues and the people of the North East.

Go North East launches new flexible tickets for part-time workers and those only travelling on occasional days

Go North East launches new flexible tickets for part-time workers and those only travelling on occasional days

News   •   Jun 22, 2020 08:33 BST

The company has recognised that some workplaces are still not fully open and social distancing remains in place, so a new range of ‘Flexi 5’ tickets have been introduced to cater for the more flexible style of working the region is seeing at the moment.

New tools to help bus passengers prove a hit during COVID-19 crisis

New tools to help bus passengers prove a hit during COVID-19 crisis

News   •   Jun 18, 2020 15:07 BST

In just two months, the new website has clocked up over one million page views despite many people being unable to travel in that period due to lockdown.

Help tackle loneliness with a Virtual Chatty Bus catch up

Help tackle loneliness with a Virtual Chatty Bus catch up

Blog posts   •   Jun 16, 2020 09:46 BST

This week it’s Loneliness Awareness Week and we know that loneliness can affect us all at some point in our lives, particularly at times like this during the coronavirus pandemic.

Go North East bus worker steps forward to support the North East Ambulance Service during coronavirus pandemic

Go North East bus worker steps forward to support the North East Ambulance Service during coronavirus pandemic

News   •   Jun 11, 2020 12:05 BST

Nathan stepped forward to provide vital support for the ambulance service, helping clean and drive patient transport vehicles.

Go North East launches innovative features to help with social distancing on board its buses

Go North East launches innovative features to help with social distancing on board its buses

News   •   Jun 10, 2020 17:10 BST

​Go North East, in partnership with information technology solutions provider Passenger, have added a new innovative feature to their website to boost customer confidence as bus services return with the easing of coronavirus travel restrictions.

New AI based technology tool helps passengers plan journeys and find space on buses

New AI based technology tool helps passengers plan journeys and find space on buses

News   •   Jun 08, 2020 15:14 BST

In readiness for non-essential retail starting to open from 15 June, the company has developed a 'When to Travel' tool.

More buses from this week and tickets can still be used on any operator as the network responds to passenger demand during the coronavirus crisis

More buses from this week and tickets can still be used on any operator as the network responds to passenger demand during the coronavirus crisis

News   •   Jun 02, 2020 18:52 BST

Since Monday 1 June, bus services across the North East of England have started to be increased, but operators are still running emergency timetables that reflect the current challenges of reduced demand and social distancing requirements due to the coronavirus crisis.

Go North East team to celebrate over £10,000 raised for local charities and other worthy causes at Thursday’s clap

Go North East team to celebrate over £10,000 raised for local charities and other worthy causes at Thursday’s clap

News   •   May 27, 2020 17:22 BST

They will celebrate the achievement with a giant two metre social distanced charity cheque at this Thursday’s clapping for the NHS, carers and fellow key workers.

Service changes from Monday 1 June

Service changes from Monday 1 June

News   •   May 26, 2020 13:36 BST

From 1 June, in line with guidance from the government, our buses will be returning to what can be considered our ‘normal’ level of service.

Go North East team members will again wear colourful clothing this bank holiday weekend

Go North East team members will again wear colourful clothing this bank holiday weekend

News   •   May 22, 2020 08:49 BST

Bus drivers and other colleagues at the company have been encouraged to wear colourful clothes, instead of their usual uniform, to recognise the fantastic effort they have displayed during the coronavirus crisis.

Go North East champions its team members with thank you video

Go North East champions its team members with thank you video

News   •   May 15, 2020 13:20 BST

Go North East championed its team members in a thank you video, following weeks of praising fellow key workers during the weekly ‘Clap for our Carers’ activities.

Go North East team members donning football shirts this weekend to mark the end of the season as they approach £10,000 raised for charity and other worthy causes

Go North East team members donning football shirts this weekend to mark the end of the season as they approach £10,000 raised for charity and other worthy causes

News   •   May 15, 2020 11:52 BST

Go North East is set to break the £10,000 barrier this weekend by wearing football shirts to mark what should have been the end of the season and raise further money, as well as spread some cheer during these challenging times.

Go North East spread bank holiday weekend cheer by wearing red, white and blue to commemorate VE Day

Go North East spread bank holiday weekend cheer by wearing red, white and blue to commemorate VE Day

News   •   May 11, 2020 17:21 BST

Hundreds of bus drivers, as well as support teams, wore red, white and blue, and fancy dress, over the bank holiday weekend to spread some cheer and commemorate the 75th anniversary of VE Day.

Go North East buses continue to operate with emergency timetables for key workers and essential journeys

Go North East buses continue to operate with emergency timetables for key workers and essential journeys

News   •   May 11, 2020 15:12 BST

Go North East, the region’s largest bus company, is continuing to operate its services to emergency timetables to connect key workers and those making essential journeys.

Team members from Go North East’s Sunderland depot support local community

Team members from Go North East’s Sunderland depot support local community

News   •   May 07, 2020 09:34 BST

The team have raised around £2,500 to buy toiletries for the NHS and have set off on a number of new initiatives to further support the community.

Go North East bus drivers set to wear red, white and blue to commemorate VE Day

Go North East bus drivers set to wear red, white and blue to commemorate VE Day

News   •   May 06, 2020 08:49 BST

​This bank holiday weekend, Go North East is doing things a little differently in an effort to bring a bit of cheer and smiles to people’s faces, and make the whole weekend stand out compared to any other during lockdown.

Enjoy your video conferencing journeys with a Go North East virtual background

Enjoy your video conferencing journeys with a Go North East virtual background

Blog posts   •   May 05, 2020 18:18 BST

Bus fans, are you missing travelling on our lovely buses? Sit back, relax and enjoy your video conferencing journeys with one of our virtual bus backgrounds.

Go North East team members create COVID-19 theatrical production and raise money for University Hospital of North Durham’s children’s ward

Go North East team members create COVID-19 theatrical production and raise money for University Hospital of North Durham’s children’s ward

News   •   May 04, 2020 17:04 BST

Team members at Go North East’s depot in Consett have created a theatrical production explaining life on the buses during lockdown and have also raised money for the Treetops Children’s Ward at University Hospital of North Durham.