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.
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.
Go North East trials electric double-decker bus on popular Angel 21 route
The bus will be trialled on the service for one week from Monday 28 February, serving Brandon, Durham, Arnison Centre, Chester-le-Street, Birtley, Low Fell, Gateshead and Newcastle.
Driver Recruitment Event in Sunderland on 24 February
On Thursday 24 February, between 10am and 2pm, you’ll be able to pop along to Park Lane in Sunderland, where teams from the region’s bus companies will be on hand to have a chat about being a bus driver, and guide you through the application process.
Over 100 new bus driver and engineer roles now available at Go North East
There are 85 bus driving jobs up for grabs, as well as 16 engineering vacancies – why not pop along to Go North East's recruitment open day on Sunday 6 February?
Go North East expands workforce following recruitment drive
The region’s leading bus company has teamed up with Gateshead College and hired 11 new engineering apprentices to expand its highly skilled workforce.
Christmas and New Year buses
Whether you’re commuting to and from work, looking for that special Christmas gift, visiting friends and family, or heading to a Christmas event, we have your festive travel needs wrapped up.
Major fares discounts continue and no evidence of safety risks found as bus boss encourages people to get back on board public transport
Go North East has extended its summer saving fares offers, and is improving its offering even further by introducing new money saving tickets in North Tyneside, which will include journeys into Newcastle.
Newcastle United season ticket holders travel free on Tyne and Wear public transport for first home game
Newcastle United fans can travel for free across Tyne and Wear, on most buses, Metro, train and Shields ferry, when travelling with a 2021-22 season ticket for the first home fixture of the season.
Better fares and revitalised buses launched across the City of Sunderland to aid the region’s recovery
Go North East has launched a new blanket fare offer with a headline maximum single fare of just £1.70 for any journey, and other offers across the region, as part of its summer saving fares campaign.
The offers cover the whole City of Sunderland area, and the bus company hopes to extend them longer term if the take up is good and more people get on board the region’s buses.
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Better bus fares launched across County Durham and beyond to encourage more people to use clean and safe buses as the region recovers
Go North East has launched a new blanket fare offer for those travelling around County Durham with a headline maximum single fare of just £2 for any journey, and other offers across the region, as part of its summer savings fares campaign.
Better bus fares launched across Gateshead borough and beyond to encourage more people to use clean and safe buses as the region recovers
Go North East has launched a new blanket fare offer for those travelling around Gateshead with a headline maximum single fare of just £1.70 for any journey, and other offers across the region, as part of its summer savings fares campaign.
It also hopes to extend them longer term if the take up is good enough and more people get on board the region’s buses.
The offers follow the success of Go
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 a
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 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.