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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Leave your car at home twice a month for the good of the planet, urges Go North East

Leave your car at home twice a month for the good of the planet, urges Go North East

News   •   Apr 22, 2021 09:28 BST

Switching one in 25 car journeys to public transport would save the UK two million tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions.

Beer gardens and outdoor spaces across the North East

Beer gardens and outdoor spaces across the North East

News   •   Apr 13, 2021 13:47 BST

Here's our handy guide, so you can enjoy a nice cold pint and some pub grub at some of the region's finest beer gardens and outdoor spaces.

Go North East continues important work to recognise hidden disabilities and raise awareness of autism

Go North East continues important work to recognise hidden disabilities and raise awareness of autism

News   •   Apr 01, 2021 17:30 BST

It’s World Autism Awareness Week (29 March – 4 April), which is marked in the UK by the National Autistic Society, with tomorrow (2 April) being World Autism Awareness Day.

Go North East set to launch seasonal services to give the staycation market a boost

Go North East set to launch seasonal services to give the staycation market a boost

News   •   Apr 01, 2021 15:07 BST

​Go North East, the region’s largest bus operator, is launching a number of seasonal services to help give the region’s staycation market a boost, in addition to its normal local bus network which also offers some great days out connections across the region.

Go North East return to full levels of service from 10 April

Go North East return to full levels of service from 10 April

News   •   Mar 30, 2021 16:55 BST

From Saturday 10 April, almost all Go North East services will be reintroduced to full levels of service in readiness for the reopening of non-essential retail and various leisure aspects from 12 April.

Easter buses

Easter buses

News   •   Mar 24, 2021 11:09 GMT

Here's your guide to our buses over the Easter weekend, and your chance to get the kids involved in decorating some of our buses.

Go North East kick-starts a wave of smiles and raises funds for Red Nose Day

Go North East kick-starts a wave of smiles and raises funds for Red Nose Day

News   •   Mar 19, 2021 09:07 GMT

Colleagues are wearing fancy dress, or casual clothing, and taking part in the 'Share a Smile' challenge.

Region’s largest bus operator welcomes new bus strategy and stands ready to deliver in partnership with councils

Region’s largest bus operator welcomes new bus strategy and stands ready to deliver in partnership with councils

News   •   Mar 15, 2021 15:00 GMT

Today (15 March) the Government has published Bus Back Better, the long-term National Bus Strategy for England outside London.

Go North East shows support for female colleagues on International Women’s Day

Go North East shows support for female colleagues on International Women’s Day

News   •   Mar 08, 2021 09:07 GMT

Today (Monday 8 March) is International Women’s Day and Go North East is celebrating the day by sharing the stories of some of its colleagues and joining in with this year’s theme of ‘Choose to Challenge’.

Go North East gears up for getting children back to school safely and securely

Go North East gears up for getting children back to school safely and securely

News   •   Mar 05, 2021 11:28 GMT

Go North East, the region’s largest bus company, is gearing up to get children back to school safely and securely from Monday 8 March.