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.
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.
Region’s largest bus operator welcomes new bus strategy and stands ready to deliver in partnership with councils
Today (15 March) the Government has published Bus Back Better, the long-term National Bus Strategy for England outside London.
Go North East gears up for getting children back to school safely and securely
Go North East, the region’s largest bus company, is gearing up to get children back to school safely and securely from Monday 8 March.
Go North East celebrates its apprentices ahead of National Apprenticeship Week
Ahead of National Apprenticeship Week (8 – 14 February 2021), award-winning bus company Go North East is celebrating its engineering apprentices who help keep the wheels moving on over 600 buses.
Go North East to celebrate LGBT+ History Month
Colleagues at Go North East will be marking LGBT+ History Month throughout February with a range of activities.
Go North East launches one of the UK’s first dedicated vaccination shuttle bus services
Go North East has today launched one of the UK’s first dedicated vaccination shuttle bus services, which serves the NHS Nightingale Hospital North East in the Sunderland International Innovation Centre, near to the Nissan factory.
Go North East lightens mood across the region on Blue Monday
To help lighten the mood across the region, Go North East’s drivers and support teams dressed as colourfully as possible to help lift the spirits of colleagues and customers.
New dedicated bus stop improves access to the vaccination centre at Centre for Life
A new dedicated bus stop at the Centre for Life vaccination centre, as well as a travel guide to the centre and other clinics across the region.
BeatCovidNE campaign backed by Go North East
Go North East, the region’s largest bus company, has offered its services to help with the BeatCovidNE campaign that’s driven by the North East’s local authorities.
Temporary COVID bus timetables from 16 January
From Saturday 16 January, we will be making some temporary changes to our services in light of the government’s latest COVID restrictions.
Go North East Santa bus spreads much-needed joy and laughter
Over the last couple of weeks, Go North East’s team have been getting out and about to wish people a Merry Christmas.
Go North East organises £12,000 donation to foodbanks across the region
The donations are being made following Go North East not handling change throughout the pandemic, so any extra money left by customers is being put back into the community to ensure it benefits those that need it most, which will include many families who have been negatively affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Go North East to serve Tyneview Retail Park in Prudhoe from 2 January
From 2 January, Go North East will be extending its Tyne Valley Ten service 10B to serve Tyneview Retail Park, helping improve access to shops and facilities for the residents of Prudhoe, Crawcrook and Ryton.
New year, new links as Go North East is set to serve Peel Retail Park in Washington from 2 January
From 2 January, Go North East will be improving access to shops and facilities at Peel Retail Park in Washington.
Go North East’s dancing bus drivers are back
Earlier in the year at the height of the pandemic, team members from Go North East’s Consett depot created a hilarious video to the tunes of Queen’s ‘I Want to Break Free’ and Madness’ ‘House of Fun’, whilst delivering an important message about staying at home.