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Bus routes serving Shotley Bridge, Consett, Lanchester and Durham get major upgrade

Bus routes serving Shotley Bridge, Consett, Lanchester and Durham get major upgrade

News   •   Dec 04, 2020 09:49 GMT

​Go North East, the region’s largest bus company, has upgraded its X5 and X15 express routes that serves Shotley Bridge, Consett, Leadgate, Delves, Lanchester, Witton Gilbert and Durham.

Christmas and New Year buses

Christmas and New Year buses

News   •   Dec 02, 2020 15:29 GMT

​Whether you’re commuting to and from work, looking for that special Christmas gift, or visiting friends and family as part of your bubble, we have your festive travel needs wrapped up.

Get on board Go North East’s buses for a better than ever journey to help bust congestion and improve air quality as non-essential retail reopens with the move into Tier 3

Get on board Go North East’s buses for a better than ever journey to help bust congestion and improve air quality as non-essential retail reopens with the move into Tier 3

News   •   Dec 01, 2020 17:32 GMT

Get on board Go North East’s buses for a better than ever journey to help bust congestion and improve air quality as non-essential retail reopens with the move into Tier 3 from the current lockdown.

Go North East shows its support for World AIDS Day

Go North East shows its support for World AIDS Day

News   •   Dec 01, 2020 09:08 GMT

​Go North East, the region’s largest bus company, is showing its support for World AIDS Day today (Tuesday 1st December) by encouraging team members to Rock the Ribbon.

Go North East launches game-changing electric buses in Newcastle and Gateshead

Go North East launches game-changing electric buses in Newcastle and Gateshead

News   •   Nov 27, 2020 07:30 GMT

Go North East has today launched the region’s first fully-electric bus fleet in the North East, which are capable of all-day service with a single overnight charge, supporting the company’s commitment to improve air quality.

Go North East to take part in Football Shirt Friday in aid of Cancer Research UK and the Bobby Moore Fund

Go North East to take part in Football Shirt Friday in aid of Cancer Research UK and the Bobby Moore Fund

News   •   Nov 19, 2020 15:41 GMT

Go North East team members will be switching up their uniform again this week, this time for Football Shirt Friday to help raise funds for charity.

Go North East shows its support for Trans Awareness Week

Go North East shows its support for Trans Awareness Week

News   •   Nov 18, 2020 16:13 GMT

As a company, Go North East is committed to playing their part in tackling inequality and prejudice not just across our workforce, but also in the communities they serve.

Go North East raises hundreds of pounds for Children in Need

Go North East raises hundreds of pounds for Children in Need

News   •   Nov 16, 2020 14:28 GMT

Team members from across the region’s largest bus company, Go North East, switched up their usual uniform for fancy dress and yellow clothing on Friday to raise money for BBC’s Children in Need.

Go North East celebrates its network planning and scheduling teams on Transport Planning Day

Go North East celebrates its network planning and scheduling teams on Transport Planning Day

News   •   Nov 16, 2020 09:08 GMT

Today, Monday 16th November, is Transport Planning Day and Go North East is celebrating the hard work that goes on behind the scenes from its network planning and scheduling team.

Go North East to recognise Remembrance Sunday

Go North East to recognise Remembrance Sunday

News   •   Nov 06, 2020 14:40 GMT

Go North East, the region’s largest bus operator, will be recognising Remembrance Sunday, the 8th November, by proudly showing support for all who have served, sacrificed and changed our world with its branded ‘Poppy Bus’, as well as raising money across its depots for the Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal.

Changes to a small number of services during lockdown

Changes to a small number of services during lockdown

News   •   Nov 06, 2020 13:26 GMT

Almost all our services are running to their normal timetables, so we’re here when you need us during the national lockdown. However, we are making minor changes to a small number of evening and seasonal services which are not required during the lockdown.

Go North East route that serves South Shields, Jarrow, Gateshead and Newcastle goes up in the world with double-deck buses

Go North East route that serves South Shields, Jarrow, Gateshead and Newcastle goes up in the world with double-deck buses

News   •   Nov 05, 2020 08:46 GMT

The upgraded double-deck buses will help increase seated capacity on the services by 77%, and passengers can charge into town with free Wi-Fi and USB charging points at every seat.

Go North East trials UK’s first 6-cylinder bus as part of £5million investment

Go North East trials UK’s first 6-cylinder bus as part of £5million investment

News   •   Nov 04, 2020 15:02 GMT

Go North East, the region’s largest bus company, has invested £5million into new, environmentally friendly buses from Wrightbus, a UK-based bus manufacturer.

Go North East celebrates its 233 engineers that help keep the wheels moving on the region’s buses

Go North East celebrates its 233 engineers that help keep the wheels moving on the region’s buses

News   •   Nov 04, 2020 09:53 GMT

​Today (4th November), on ‘This Is Engineering Day’, Go North East is celebrating its award-winning engineering team that help keep the wheels moving on its 650-strong fleet of buses.

Halloween competition

Halloween competition

News   •   Oct 20, 2020 13:20 BST

We're hoping to inject some light-hearted fun into Halloween this year.

Go North East wears red to support and raise money for Show Racism the Red Card’s Wear Red Day

Go North East wears red to support and raise money for Show Racism the Red Card’s Wear Red Day

News   •   Oct 20, 2020 08:43 BST

Last Friday, Go North East, the region’s largest bus operator, championed Wear Red Day to help raise money for Show Racism the Red Card, the UK’s leading anti-racism educational charity.

Extra antibacterial treatments and hand sanitisers on all buses as Go North East introduces further measures to protect bus users and make services even safer

Extra antibacterial treatments and hand sanitisers on all buses as Go North East introduces further measures to protect bus users and make services even safer

News   •   Oct 19, 2020 09:20 BST

Go North East, the region’s largest bus operator, is taking further steps to make sure its buses are the cleanest and safest they can be during the coronavirus pandemic.

Go North East set to join Show Racism the Red Card for Wear Red Day

Go North East set to join Show Racism the Red Card for Wear Red Day

News   •   Oct 15, 2020 10:05 BST

​Go North East, the region’s largest bus operator, is joining forces with Show Racism the Red Card, the UK’s leading anti-racism educational charity, for Wear Red Day tomorrow (Friday 16th October).

Service increases and changes from 31 October

Service increases and changes from 31 October

News   •   Oct 13, 2020 09:46 BST

From Saturday 31 October, we'll be increasing some services further and making changes to a small number of others.

Go North East celebrates Clean Air Day with over £10million investment into green, safe and clean buses

Go North East celebrates Clean Air Day with over £10million investment into green, safe and clean buses

News   •   Oct 08, 2020 09:01 BST

It’s Clean Air Day today (8th October), and the region’s largest bus company, Go North East, is celebrating its contribution to improving the region’s air quality and repeating its reassurance that bus travel is safe, clean and essential to reducing congestion and improving air quality.