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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.

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.

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 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.

Go North East gives route between Middlesbrough and Newcastle a major upgrade with luxury coaches

Go North East gives route between Middlesbrough and Newcastle a major upgrade with luxury coaches

News   •   Feb 15, 2021 15:21 GMT

From today, Go North East has introduced luxury coaches on its premium X10 express route that runs between Middlesbrough and Newcastle via the A19, serving Stockton, Norton, Billingham, Peterlee, Dalton Park, Heworth and Gateshead.

Better buses introduced to help play an important part in the economic and environmental recovery of Newcastle’s city and Quayside

Better buses introduced to help play an important part in the economic and environmental recovery of Newcastle’s city and Quayside

News   •   Dec 14, 2020 08:13 GMT

From today, bus operator Go North East is introducing an upgraded fleet of buses on its Quaylink Q3 service, relaunching it as ‘QuayCity’ and with a striking new black and yellow brand.

Hexham to Newcastle express bus route set for major upgrade with £1million investment from Go North East

Hexham to Newcastle express bus route set for major upgrade with £1million investment from Go North East

News   •   Dec 11, 2020 09:04 GMT

The further £1million investment is the latest part of an overall £8.5million upgrade in brand new, North British built, low-emission environmentally friendly double-deck buses introduced to the routes as part of the company’s premium interurban X-lines brand, providing a next-level service for its customers on longer distance routes across the North East.

Go North East spread festive cheer across the region

Go North East spread festive cheer across the region

News   •   Dec 10, 2020 15:42 GMT

Throughout December, bus drivers and support teams from the region’s largest bus company will be spreading festive cheer by wearing festive clothing.

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.

Extra buses, including a classic 1964 Northern General Routemaster, deployed to keep people moving as schools return

Extra buses, including a classic 1964 Northern General Routemaster, deployed to keep people moving as schools return

News   •   Sep 07, 2020 18:32 BST

The region's largest bus operator, Go North East, has deployed 56 extra buses from today to ensure there is sufficient extra capacity on its network as more schools and workers return and use the region’s buses.

Express bus routes between Middlesbrough and Newcastle set for major upgrade

Express bus routes between Middlesbrough and Newcastle set for major upgrade

News   •   Sep 02, 2020 09:48 BST

Go North East, the region’s largest bus operator, is set to introduce a major upgrade to its express X9 and X10 routes, that run between Middlesbrough and Newcastle via the A19, serving Stockton, Norton, Billingham, Peterlee, Dalton Park, Heworth and Gateshead.

Go North East launches new ‘Bus Out to Help Out’ offer to help support local evening economy

Go North East launches new ‘Bus Out to Help Out’ offer to help support local evening economy

News   •   Sep 01, 2020 08:47 BST

Following the success of the Government’s ‘Eat Out to Help Out’ initiative, the region’s largest bus operator, Go North East has launched a new ‘Bus Out to Help Out’ offer to help people get out and about and support local restaurants and pubs further.

£4.5million investment in better than ever buses for Consett

£4.5million investment in better than ever buses for Consett

News   •   Aug 28, 2020 15:02 BST

Go North East, the region’s largest bus operator, is making public transport in Consett better than ever, thanks to a £4.5million investment into new and refreshed, clean, safe and comfy buses.

Go North East launches new, better than ever bus ticketing initiatives

Go North East launches new, better than ever bus ticketing initiatives

News   •   Aug 28, 2020 10:34 BST

​The region’s largest bus operator, Go North East, is launching new, better than ever bus ticketing initiatives from September to help encourage people back onto its clean, safe and comfy buses.

Get set to safely and affordably return to school by bus with new school tickets and extra buses from Go North East

Get set to safely and affordably return to school by bus with new school tickets and extra buses from Go North East

News   •   Aug 27, 2020 17:03 BST

Go North East, the region’s largest bus company, has launched a new ‘School Tripper’ bus ticket to help school and college students travel safely and securely.

Super-green bus trial takes next steps at Go North East

Super-green bus trial takes next steps at Go North East

News   •   Aug 27, 2020 08:32 BST

A north-British built full-electric bus from manufacturer Optare has returned to Go North East, the region’s largest bus operator.

Further increases to services from Saturday 5 September

Further increases to services from Saturday 5 September

News   •   Aug 21, 2020 15:18 BST

We'll be making further changes to help support local shops, businesses, leisure venues, schools and colleges.

New and upgraded express buses set to soar from Consett to Newcastle through red kite country

New and upgraded express buses set to soar from Consett to Newcastle through red kite country

News   •   Jul 31, 2020 09:55 BST

Go North East, the region’s largest bus company, is upgrading its X45, X46 and X47 services that soar through red kite country, serving Consett, Rowlands Gill, Metrocentre and Newcastle, with buses running directly up to every 10 minutes.

Go North East commits to improving air quality with further electric bus trials ahead of investment

Go North East commits to improving air quality with further electric bus trials ahead of investment

News   •   Jul 17, 2020 14:54 BST

Go North East, the region’s largest bus company, is undertaking a trial of a full electric Optare MetroCity single deck bus on its services around Newcastle and Gateshead, including the Saltwell Park 53 and 54, CityLink 57 and Quaylink Q3.

Go North East adopts the sunflower lanyard scheme to help customers with hidden disabilities

Go North East adopts the sunflower lanyard scheme to help customers with hidden disabilities

News   •   Jul 02, 2020 16:38 BST

Go North East is the first bus operator in the North East to join the scheme, which has also been adopted in the region for travel by rail operator LNER and Newcastle Airport, helping people with ‘hidden’ conditions such as autism, hearing loss and multiple sclerosis.