Summer saving fares to make getting on Go North East buses an even better option
From Monday 2 August, following the success of its £1 evening fare offer, Go North East will be introducing a range of summer saving fares to help people’s money go further and get more people back on board buses, in an effort to boost the region’s local economy.The ticket offers are designed to offer a range of very simple headline fares with easy-to-understand fare zones that match borough and c
Go North East to host open day event at Gateshead Riverside depot this Sunday
This Sunday, 25 July, the region’s largest bus operator, Go North East, will be throwing open the doors at its Gateshead Riverside bus depot for a free entry open day event joined with the nearby Metrocentre Bus Rally.
Go North East to team up with the Great Run Company to start this year’s Great North 10k
Go North East, the region’s largest bus company, has teamed up with The Great Run Company to get this year’s Great North 10k underway.
Go North East backs England football team with branded buses and activities
As the England national football team look ahead to their European Championship quarter-final on Saturday, Go North East has upped its support for the team by branding three of its buses with the Saint George’s Cross and a ‘Come on England’ message.
Go North East celebrates Pride Month with sponsorship and activities
The bus company sponsored Pride Radio’s ‘What Pride Means to Me’ documentary, and a number of Go North East’s team members also provided soundbites for it.
Major expansion of Bus and Metro multi-operator ticketing to include County Durham and Northumberland, plus new smartcard season tickets in Tyne and Wear
Network One, the travel ticket covering any bus, the Metro and ferry, has been extended to include travel in County Durham and Northumberland making it easier for people to travel around the region using buses and the Tyne and Wear Metro.
100th anniversary of the first motorbus service between North Shields and Blyth
To mark the occasion the company has painted a double decker bus into vintage ‘Tynemouth’ colours, resembling the original company, which operated as a subsidiary of Northern General and is today’s Go North East.
Go North East hosts a week-long celebration of diversity, inclusivity, health and wellbeing
Last week, Go North East hosted ‘Everyone Matters Week’ for its team members, to celebrate, and prompt discussion about, diversity, inclusivity, mental health and wellbeing.
Go North East celebrates its green credentials on Clean Air Day
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.
QuayCity Q3 route improvements in Newcastle from 12 June
From Saturday 12 June, service Q3 will operate both ways on City Road in Newcastle. This means journeys towards Great Park will operate from Walker Road via City Road and Quayside, stopping at new stops outside Premier Inn, Opto, and directly outside the Law Courts.
Renowned YouTuber features region’s largest bus company and its state-of-the-art electric buses
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.
Go North East to celebrate English Tourism Week with seasonal services and vintage bus journeys this bank holiday weekend
Last month, Go North East launched a series of seasonal services to help give the staycation market a boost, and the region’s largest bus operator is now taking it one step further to celebrate the final few days of English Tourism Week this bank holiday weekend.
New 24/7 bus services plus overnight journeys for shift workers, including at Nissan and Follingsby Amazon
Go North East is set to help give the local economy another boost, with the introduction of 24/7 timetables on three services, plus overnight journeys for shift workers which includes Nissan and Follingsby Park.
Go North East launches £1 evening fare offer to help give local economy a boost
We've introduced a £1 fare offer that's valid for any single journey on any of our buses after 7pm each evening.
Go North East calls for next generation of apprentices
One of the region’s leading bus companies is on the hunt for apprentice engineers to bolster its growing and highly skilled team of home-grown talent.
May Bank Holidays – 3 and 31 May
Our buses will run to Sunday timetables during the Early May and Spring Bank Holidays on 3 May and 31 May.
Leave your car at home twice a month for the good of the planet, urges Go North East
Switching one in 25 car journeys to public transport would save the UK two million tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions.
Beer gardens and outdoor spaces across the North East
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 continues important work to recognise hidden disabilities and raise awareness of autism
It’s World Autism Awareness Week (29 March – 4 April), which is marked in the UK by the National Autistic Society, with tomorrow (2 April) being World Autism Awareness Day.
Go North East set to launch seasonal services to give the staycation market a boost
Go North East, the region’s largest bus operator, is launching a number of seasonal services to help give the region’s staycation market a boost, in addition to its normal local bus network which also offers some great days out connections across the region.