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.
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.
Extra antibacterial treatments and hand sanitisers on all buses as Go North East introduces further measures to protect bus users and make services even safer
Go North East, the region’s largest bus operator, is taking further steps to make sure its buses are the cleanest and safest they can be during the coronavirus pandemic.
Back to school safely travel guide
New safety measures, bus bubbles, extra buses and a new School Tripper bus ticket.
Go North East is 'Good to Go' as it achieves VisitBritain’s accreditation
As the country begins to emerge from restrictions on travel, work and shopping, Go North East, the region’s largest bus operator, has been accredited with ‘Good to Go’, a new UK-wide tourism industry standard and consumer mark from VisitBritain.
Go North East bus worker steps forward to support the North East Ambulance Service during coronavirus pandemic
Nathan stepped forward to provide vital support for the ambulance service, helping clean and drive patient transport vehicles.
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
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.
Service changes from Monday 1 June
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 buses continue to operate with emergency timetables for key workers and essential journeys
Go North East, the region’s largest bus company, is continuing to operate its services to emergency timetables to connect key workers and those making essential journeys.
Go North East bus drivers set to wear red, white and blue to commemorate VE Day
This bank holiday weekend, Go North East is doing things a little differently in an effort to bring a bit of cheer and smiles to people’s faces, and make the whole weekend stand out compared to any other during lockdown.
Go North East team members create COVID-19 theatrical production and raise money for University Hospital of North Durham’s children’s ward
Team members at Go North East’s depot in Consett have created a theatrical production explaining life on the buses during lockdown and have also raised money for the Treetops Children’s Ward at University Hospital of North Durham.
Go North East will celebrate key workers tonight with ‘Clap for our Carers’ activities at its depots and regional hospitals
Tonight (Thursday 23 April), the region’s largest bus company, Go North East will celebrate key workers with ‘Clap for our Carers’ 8pm activities across its depots, whilst also joining the NHS at Hexham General Hospital.
New website helps key workers and those using Go North East for essential journeys
The North East’s largest bus company has brought forward the launch of its new website to help key workers and those making essential journeys during the coronavirus crisis and beyond.
Hundreds of Go North East bus drivers spread Easter weekend cheer by wearing colourful clothing in support of fellow key workers
Hundreds of bus drivers, as well as support teams, wore colourful clothing and fancy dress over the weekend to spread some Easter cheer in support of fellow key workers.
Why your bus driver might be wearing bright, colourful clothing this Easter weekend
The Go North East uniform is set to change this Easter weekend, with colourful clothes being worn to champion fellow key workers.
Go North East shines a rainbow over its colleagues and fellow key workers
The company is saying a huge thank you to its colleagues and fellow key workers with a series of initiatives during the coronavirus crisis.
Go North East’s unsung bus drivers and support teams praised by fellow key workers
Praise has flooded in for drivers and support teams who are helping keep the region moving, ensuring key workers, including NHS staff and essential shop workers, can get to their workplaces to provide vital services.
Go North East continues to keep the wheels moving during coronavirus situation with changes from 23 March
At these unprecedented times, the region’s largest bus company, Go North East, are working hard to maintain services but customer demand and available resources are significantly reducing, so from Monday 23 March the bus operator will still be running routes but to Sunday frequencies.