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Go North East launches new flexible tickets for part-time workers and those only travelling on occasional days

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.

New tools to help bus passengers prove a hit during COVID-19 crisis

New tools to help bus passengers prove a hit during COVID-19 crisis

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

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.

Go North East launches innovative features to help with social distancing on board its buses

Go North East launches innovative features to help with social distancing on board its buses

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.

New AI based technology tool helps passengers plan journeys and find space on buses

New AI based technology tool helps passengers plan journeys and find space on buses

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

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

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.

Service changes from Monday 1 June

Service changes from Monday 1 June

News   •   May 26, 2020 13:36 BST

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

Go North East team members will again wear colourful clothing this bank holiday weekend

News   •   May 22, 2020 08:49 BST

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.

Go North East champions its team members with thank you video

Go North East champions its team members with thank you video

News   •   May 15, 2020 13:20 BST

Go North East championed its team members in a thank you video, following weeks of praising fellow key workers during the weekly ‘Clap for our Carers’ activities.