Consultation on proposed service changes
We are proposing to make some changes to services from 24 July. Please take the time to have your say in our customer consultation.
DUO – save 25% when you travel together
From Monday (16 May) we’re launching DUO, our new range of money saving tickets for two people who are travelling together.
Go North East to host open day event at Gateshead Riverside depot on 15 May
On Sunday 15 May, the region’s largest bus operator, Go North East, will be throwing open the doors at its Gateshead Riverside bus depot for a jubilee-themed community open day.
Go North East celebrates 6,185 years of combined service at 70th Long Service Awards
On Friday night, Go North East hosted its 70th Long Service Awards dinner to celebrate colleagues who had reached 25, 30, 35, 40, 45 and 50 years of service.
Businesses get on board County Durham’s UK City of Culture 2025 bid
One business that has gone the extra mile is Go North East, which has wrapped one of its buses with Durham 2025 branding. Featuring bright colours and an eye-catching design, the bus will help to spread the word about the bid across County Durham, Sunderland and Newcastle.
Go North East bus drivers visit care home to say thank you to much-loved customer
Go North East bus drivers from the company’s Deptford depot in Sunderland recently visited Donwell House Care Home in Washington to say thank you to one of its most well-known customers.
Go North East scoops gold accolade at National Express Awards
Go North East, the region’s largest bus company, was recognised at the end of last month at the National Express Operator Awards, picking up the ‘Golden Spanner’ award for exceptional engineering standards.
Kids go free with Go North East this Easter
Go North East, the region’s largest bus company, has launched a new kids go free initiative to help make family travel even more affordable.
Easter buses – 15-18 April
Looking to get out and about over the Easter weekend? Here's our handy guide.
Go North East announces return of Toon Tour
To celebrate English Tourism Week, Go North East has announced the return of the popular Toon Tour open-top sightseeing bus from Saturday 9 April. The service will run every weekend, bank holiday and during school holidays from Saturday 9 April until Friday 27 May, then daily from Saturday 28 May until Sunday 4 September. It will then return for four further days on 17, 18, 24 and 25 September.
Queen’s Platinum Jubilee bus continues the region’s link with the British Monarch
Go North East, the region’s largest bus operator, has repainted one of its modern, low-emission Euro 6, double-decker buses in a special livery to commemorate Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee year.
Go North East wins gold at prestigious awards
Go North East brought the gold back from the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) Annual Awards for Excellence on Thursday night, fighting off stiff competition from fellow finalists Transport for London and Reading Buses to win the award for Passenger Transport Excellence.
Go North East colleagues choose charities of the year, with £30,000 already donated across the region
Depot teams at Go North East, the region’s largest bus company, have chosen a charity to support at each company location, following nominations from colleagues of causes that are very close to their hearts.
Go North East champions its inspiring women on International Women’s Day
From apprentices to senior management, there are women in all kinds of roles at Go North East, including driving, engineering, marketing, customer services, payroll administration, service control and supervisory jobs, depot management, recruitment, training, support roles and more.
X-lines X1 to return to normal from 27 March
Thanks to our ongoing recruitment efforts, we’re happy to confirm that our X-lines X1 service will return to normal from Sunday 27 March.
Service changes in Newcastle and North Tyneside from 27 March
We will be implementing some service changes to better match service capacity to long-term demand expectations.
Hexham service changes from Monday 14 March
From Monday 14 March, following customer feedback, we will be making minor changes to the capacity and times of services X85 and 687.
Go North East recognised at Gateshead Edge Awards
Last month, during National Apprenticeship Week, apprentices and their employers were recognised for their dedication and commitment in Gateshead College’s annual Apprenticeship Edge Awards.