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Join us in Consett for the launch of our new X-lines buses

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Join us in Consett for the launch of our new X-lines buses

Tomorrow (Friday 4 September), we’ll be in Consett from 10.30am until 3pm promoting our £4.5million investment into new and refreshed, clean, safe and comfy buses.

We’ll be on Wesley Street, just off Middle Street, with one of our new bike-friendly buses, so come along to see it in all its glory.

Check out the mod-cons, speak to our friendly team about travelling safely, pick up a timetable booklet and grab some sweet treats.

Fab features on board our X-lines buses in Consett

  • Bike racks on X-lines X70 and X71
  • Free Wi-Fi, USB and wireless charging
  • Luxury interior with tables on the upper-deck
  • Next stop announcements

Don’t forget, we’re also making some improvements to services and tickets from Saturday 5 September

  • We're making further increases to services to help support local shops, businesses, leisure venues, schools and colleges
  • Consett will move into the Green GoZone for cheaper travel to other areas in County Durham, such as Chester-le-Street, Stanley and Durham city centre
  • We’re introducing a new Consett Go Local WeeklySaver
  • We’re also launching a new Consett Go Local Flexi 5 ticket option
  • Find out more




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