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.
News • Jul 17, 2020 16:30 BST
The day has finally come... we now have our open-top buses out running on some of our normal bus routes to spread some sunshine cheer and happiness, and fresh air upstairs, amongst the travelling public of the North East.
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.
News • Jul 15, 2020 15:46 BST
Following the opening of more leisure venues and working in partnership with Nexus, the evening frequencies on some services will be increased. The majority of these will increase from 18 July, with some further increases from 25 July.
News • Jul 06, 2020 15:02 BST
Team members wore blue casual clothing in place of their usual uniform to champion NHS staff and fellow key workers, with the loudest clapping yet taking place at 5pm around the region, including some of the North East’s favourite attractions.
AD122 Hadrian’s Wall Country Bus returns from Saturday to help support business and attraction workers
News • Jul 03, 2020 11:50 BST
Go North East, the region’s largest bus company, will resume the running of its AD122 Hadrian’s Wall Country Bus from tomorrow (Saturday 4 July) to help support the opening of businesses and attractions.
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.
News • Jul 01, 2020 13:08 BST
As the country begins to emerge from restrictions on travel, work and shopping, Go North East, the region’s largest bus operator, has been accredited with ‘Good to Go’, a new UK-wide tourism industry standard and consumer mark from VisitBritain.
News • Jun 30, 2020 08:36 BST
From Saturday 4 July, we’ll be increasing our weekend services, whilst also maintaining the early morning key worker journeys we’ve been running, to help support the opening of more shops, pubs and some leisure businesses.
News • Jun 29, 2020 08:47 BST
Four mechanics and one fourth year apprentice were all interviewed and offered positions at Go North East and have now joined the company’s workforce, bringing a wealth of further experience to an award-winning engineering team.
News • Jun 26, 2020 16:03 BST
Lynn Gamblin, a revenue clerk at Go North East has been busy helping support the company and its customers by making face coverings during the coronavirus crisis.
Go North East unveils multi-coloured bus to celebrate the work of its team in bringing communities together
News • Jun 25, 2020 16:57 BST
Today, the North East’s largest bus operator, Go North East has unveiled a retro multi-coloured bus to celebrate the work of its team in bringing communities together, celebrating diversity, the company’s pride in transport, its colleagues and the people of the North East.
Go North East launches new flexible tickets for part-time workers and those only travelling on occasional days
News • Jun 22, 2020 08:33 BST
The company has recognised that some workplaces are still not fully open and social distancing remains in place, so a new range of ‘Flexi 5’ tickets have been introduced to cater for the more flexible style of working the region is seeing at the moment.
News • Jun 18, 2020 15:07 BST
In just two months, the new website has clocked up over one million page views despite many people being unable to travel in that period due to lockdown.
Go North East bus worker steps forward to support the North East Ambulance Service during coronavirus pandemic
News • Jun 11, 2020 12:05 BST
Nathan stepped forward to provide vital support for the ambulance service, helping clean and drive patient transport vehicles.
News • Jun 10, 2020 17:10 BST
Go North East, in partnership with information technology solutions provider Passenger, have added a new innovative feature to their website to boost customer confidence as bus services return with the easing of coronavirus travel restrictions.
News • Jun 08, 2020 15:14 BST
In readiness for non-essential retail starting to open from 15 June, the company has developed a 'When to Travel' tool.
More buses from this week and tickets can still be used on any operator as the network responds to passenger demand during the coronavirus crisis
News • Jun 02, 2020 18:52 BST
Since Monday 1 June, bus services across the North East of England have started to be increased, but operators are still running emergency timetables that reflect the current challenges of reduced demand and social distancing requirements due to the coronavirus crisis.
Go North East team to celebrate over £10,000 raised for local charities and other worthy causes at Thursday’s clap
News • May 27, 2020 17:22 BST
They will celebrate the achievement with a giant two metre social distanced charity cheque at this Thursday’s clapping for the NHS, carers and fellow key workers.