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North East bus operators and local authorities set to continue face covering awareness week with activities across the region

North East bus operators and local authorities set to continue face covering awareness week with activities across the region

News   •   Sep 30, 2020 13:31 BST

The North East’s bus operators, working with the local authorities, are continuing to highlight the importance of wearing a face covering on public transport as part of their ‘Face Covering Awareness Week’.

£3million investment into new, clean buses for express route between Easington Lane, Washington and Newcastle

£3million investment into new, clean buses for express route between Easington Lane, Washington and Newcastle

News   •   Sep 28, 2020 15:56 BST

Go North East, the region’s largest bus operator, has invested £3million into 13 new, clean, safe and super comfy buses for its express X1 service that runs between Easington Lane and Newcastle, serving Hetton-le-Hole, Houghton-le-Spring, Shiney Row, Washington Galleries, Wrekenton and Gateshead.

Go North East adds disposable face coverings to its buses as part of NEbus’ face covering awareness week

Go North East adds disposable face coverings to its buses as part of NEbus’ face covering awareness week

News   •   Sep 28, 2020 10:12 BST

Go North East, the region’s largest bus operator, has put disposable face coverings on its buses for its drivers to issue, as part of NEbus’ ‘Face Covering Awareness Week’, from 28 September until 4 October.

NEbus, Nexus and local authorities come together to highlight face covering message with face covering awareness week

NEbus, Nexus and local authorities come together to highlight face covering message with face covering awareness week

News   •   Sep 25, 2020 18:41 BST

​The North East’s bus operators, working with the local authorities, have come together to highlight the importance of wearing a face covering on public transport.

Go North East pledges to add extra capacity when buses get full as the region returns to school and work

Go North East pledges to add extra capacity when buses get full as the region returns to school and work

News   •   Sep 10, 2020 17:14 BST

As more people start returning to work, school and college, the region’s buses are starting to fill up a little more, but Go North East is here to keep you moving and there is still plenty of capacity in the system.

Extra buses, including a classic 1964 Northern General Routemaster, deployed to keep people moving as schools return

Extra buses, including a classic 1964 Northern General Routemaster, deployed to keep people moving as schools return

News   •   Sep 07, 2020 18:32 BST

The region's largest bus operator, Go North East, has deployed 56 extra buses from today to ensure there is sufficient extra capacity on its network as more schools and workers return and use the region’s buses.

More buses and better value tickets introduced by Go North East with service enhancements from Saturday

More buses and better value tickets introduced by Go North East with service enhancements from Saturday

News   •   Sep 04, 2020 09:17 BST

From tomorrow (Saturday 5 September), Go North East are introducing a whole host of improvements to its bus services and tickets to make it easier for people to get out and about and to help support local shops, businesses, leisure venues, schools and colleges. There will also be minor changes to a small number of services.

Join us in Consett for the launch of our new X-lines buses

Join us in Consett for the launch of our new X-lines buses

News   •   Sep 03, 2020 11:33 BST

​Tomorrow (Friday 4 September), we’ll be in Consett from 10.30am until 3pm promoting our £4.5million investment into new and refreshed, clean, safe and comfy buses.

First new registration 70 plate bus hits the road

First new registration 70 plate bus hits the road

News   •   Sep 02, 2020 11:24 BST

As the clock ticked over to a new month at 00:01 on Tuesday 1st September, bus operator Go North East put into service what is believed to be the UK’s first 70 plate bus as the new registration mark period started.

Express bus routes between Middlesbrough and Newcastle set for major upgrade

Express bus routes between Middlesbrough and Newcastle set for major upgrade

News   •   Sep 02, 2020 09:48 BST

Go North East, the region’s largest bus operator, is set to introduce a major upgrade to its express X9 and X10 routes, that run between Middlesbrough and Newcastle via the A19, serving Stockton, Norton, Billingham, Peterlee, Dalton Park, Heworth and Gateshead.