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Yutong electric buses confirmed for Go North East

Yutong electric buses confirmed for Go North East

News   •   Jun 05, 2019 11:35 BST

This World Environment Day, ​following the announcement of a successful bid to the Government’s Ultra Low Emission Bus Fund to support the purchase of electric buses, the North East’s largest bus operator, Go North East, has confirmed an order for nine E10 latest generation full electric buses with the world’s largest electric bus manufacturer, Yutong.

50 years of service for Go North East's Ian

50 years of service for Go North East's Ian

News   •   May 30, 2019 13:28 BST

​Achieving his 50-year milestone at Go North East, stores supervisor Ian McPherson from Dunston received a standing ovation after his achievements, and those of his long-standing peers, were celebrated at the region's biggest bus company's 69th annual Long Service Awards.

Northumberland County Show 2019

Northumberland County Show 2019

News   •   May 20, 2019 13:48 BST

If you're looking for a bank holiday day out with a difference, then join in the fun at the ​Northumberland County Show on Monday 27 May.

The dawn of a new era for express bus service between Durham and Sunderland

The dawn of a new era for express bus service between Durham and Sunderland

News   •   May 16, 2019 16:01 BST

Go North East, the region’s largest bus company, is launching a new standard of express buses on a reinvigorated X20 route from Monday 20 May, giving customers a fast and direct service between Durham and Sunderland under a new ‘X-lines’ brand, which is around 25% faster than the normal bus service.

Bus managers speak out on Air Quality as final days of consultation approach

Bus managers speak out on Air Quality as final days of consultation approach

News   •   May 14, 2019 15:33 BST

​The region’s bus operators are keen to make it clear that buses are part of the solution, not the problem, in improving air quality and, that under the right option in the current Air Quality consultation, they could do even more in supporting the region.

The Cricket World Cup is coming to the North East – here's our travel guide

The Cricket World Cup is coming to the North East – here's our travel guide

News   •   May 14, 2019 09:29 BST

The Cricket World Cup is coming to the North East with three fantastic One Day Internationals taking place at the Emirates Riverside in Chester-le-Street.

Carrying David – guide and competition

Carrying David – guide and competition

News   •   May 13, 2019 10:11 BST

Carrying David is a sensational comedy drama from Wisecrack Productions about two brothers – one fighting for boxing glory, the other fighting for his life!

Spice Girls at the Stadium of Light – your handy travel guide

Spice Girls at the Stadium of Light – your handy travel guide

News   •   May 01, 2019 14:17 BST

Extra buses, express service from Newcastle and money saving tickets.

May Day and Spring Bank Holiday Buses

May Day and Spring Bank Holiday Buses

News   •   Apr 24, 2019 10:24 BST

Most buses will run to Sunday timetables on Monday 6 and Monday 27 May, with the exception of services X66 and X88.

Service changes from 19 May

Service changes from 19 May

News   •   Apr 23, 2019 14:43 BST

​There will be changes to a number of our services from 19 May 2019.

Go North East's 'Chatty Bus Champions' to return this week to help tackle loneliness

Go North East's 'Chatty Bus Champions' to return this week to help tackle loneliness

News   •   Apr 15, 2019 14:52 BST

On Thursday 18 April, following the success of Go North East's first Chatty Bus Day back in January, the region's biggest bus company is bringing its second instalment to the people of the North East on some of its busiest routes.

Go North East awarded for putting disadvantaged young people on the road to success

Go North East awarded for putting disadvantaged young people on the road to success

News   •   Apr 12, 2019 10:15 BST

​A group of 15 young people have been inspired into higher education and employment thanks to support from Go North East – and have presented the team with a handcrafted award.

10 egg-citing things to do during the Easter holidays

10 egg-citing things to do during the Easter holidays

News   •   Apr 05, 2019 08:55 BST

Hop on board and and save with our £10 Family Day Ticket.

Go North East’s Andrew Tyldsley retires after 40 years in the industry

Go North East’s Andrew Tyldsley retires after 40 years in the industry

News   •   Apr 02, 2019 08:37 BST

Go North East’s Andrew Tyldsley has retired this March, following nearly 30 years with the region’s largest bus operator and 40 years in the industry.

Easter weekend service information

Easter weekend service information

News   •   Mar 29, 2019 14:51 GMT

Here's our guide to our services over the Easter weekend.

European rugby finals weekend in Newcastle

European rugby finals weekend in Newcastle

News   •   Mar 28, 2019 12:20 GMT

​The European Rugby Challenge Cup and Champions Cup Finals come to St James' Park in Newcastle on 10 and 11 May this year and there's two great matches in prospect.

92% passenger satisfaction for Go North East

92% passenger satisfaction for Go North East

News   •   Mar 27, 2019 08:54 GMT

Bus travel in the region has been given the thumbs up this month, with Go North East customers reporting an overall satisfaction score of 92%, according to the results of independent national research.

Go North East named official transport partner for Newcastle Falcons as rugby fever hits region

Go North East named official transport partner for Newcastle Falcons as rugby fever hits region

News   •   Mar 21, 2019 15:36 GMT

Rugby fans across the North East and beyond can catch a glimpse of the revered Heineken Champions Cup and European Rugby Challenge Cup from this week, thanks to Go North East.

Service changes from 7 April

Service changes from 7 April

News   •   Mar 21, 2019 13:00 GMT

From 7 April 2019, there will be changes to some services in Western Gateshead and Derwentside.

Go North East puts poetry in motion to encourage mobility and drive customer wellbeing

Go North East puts poetry in motion to encourage mobility and drive customer wellbeing

News   •   Mar 21, 2019 12:08 GMT

As the UK welcomes World Poetry Day (Thursday 21 March 2019), Go North East is taking specially-commissioned verse on the road, as part of a creative project to promote inclusivity amongst residents.