Go North East is 'Good to Go' as it achieves VisitBritain’s accreditation
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.
Go North East saves the jobs of five engineers following collapse of National Holidays
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.
Go North East bus worker and daughter make face masks for customers during coronavirus pandemic
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
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
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.
New tools to help bus passengers prove a hit during COVID-19 crisis
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 launches innovative features to help with social distancing on board its buses
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.
New AI based technology tool helps passengers plan journeys and find space on buses
In readiness for non-essential retail starting to open from 15 June, the company has developed a 'When to Travel' tool.
Go North East team to celebrate over £10,000 raised for local charities and other worthy causes at Thursday’s clap
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.
Service changes from Monday 1 June
From 1 June, in line with guidance from the government, our buses will be returning to what can be considered our ‘normal’ level of service.
Go North East team members will again wear colourful clothing this bank holiday weekend
Bus drivers and other colleagues at the company have been encouraged to wear colourful clothes, instead of their usual uniform, to recognise the fantastic effort they have displayed during the coronavirus crisis.