Go North East to host open day event at Gateshead Riverside depot this Sunday
This Sunday, 25 July, the region’s largest bus operator, Go North East, will be throwing open the doors at its Gateshead Riverside bus depot for a free entry open day event joined with the nearby Metrocentre Bus Rally.
Join us in Consett for the launch of our new X-lines buses
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.
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.
North East bus company hosts groundbreaking gender diversity conference as part of moves to get more women on the buses
Last week Go North East, the region’s largest bus operator and part of the Go-Ahead Group plc which was founded in Gateshead, hosted a ‘Women in Bus’ conference at Newcastle’s Vermont Hotel as part of the group’s Women in Bus initiative to increase gender diversity in bus roles.
NE1 Newcastle Restaurant Week – 20-26 January
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Go North East raises funds for Gateshead Foodbank at special farewell bus event
The region’s largest bus company, Go North East, welcomed hundreds of people to its special farewell bus event in Gateshead earlier this month.
Special event to mark hard working bus fleet bowing out after nearly 20 years
Local bus operator Go North East is holding a farewell event between 11am and 4pm on Sunday 15 December to mark the imminent retirement of its once large fleet of Scania L94 buses, a type that has served the North East for nearly 20 years.
Go North East partners with NE1 Can programme to showcase career opportunities to 160 students
Go North East, the region’s largest bus company, has welcomed 160 students from schools including Walker Riverside Academy and Percy Hedley, as part of the NE1 Can programme, to its Gateshead Riverside depot to showcase its career and apprenticeship opportunities.
Go North East shines a light on special 10th anniversary edition of Lumiere Durham
Go North East, the region's largest bus company, proudly supported Lumiere Durham on the 10th anniversary of the UK’s largest light festival.
£720,000 investment from Go North East in state of the art environmentally friendly buses for its X30 route
Go North East, the region’s largest bus operator, has invested £720,000 in 3 brand-new, state of the art, environmentally friendly buses for its X30 route which serves Consett, Catchgate, Annfield Plain, Stanley, Sunniside, Whickham, Dunston and Newcastle.
The Great Geordie Songbook – guide and competition
We've got a pair of tickets up for grabs for The Great Geordie Songbook at Sage Gateshead on Sunday 3 November.
Saltwell Park Fireworks – Saturday 2 November
We'll be running a special bus service from Gateshead Interchange as well as our regular services that stop outside the park entrance on Durham Road.
Chester-le-Street Riverside Fireworks – 3 November
Chester-le-Street Riverside Fireworks is back on Sunday 3 November and we've got 5 pairs of tickets to give away.
10 fang-tastic things to do this Halloween
It's that time of year again, and there are plenty of fang-tastic activities around the region for families to enjoy. Have a look at our spooktacular guide and see what takes your fancy!
Go North East drivers ranked amongst the UK’s best at national Bus Driver of the Year competition
Bus drivers Joanne Keenan, from Washington, and Sean Wheatley, from Chester-le-Street, have been acknowledged as two of the best in the UK at this year’s national Bus Driver of the Year competition.
North East bus operators to showcase their accessible buses
North East bus operators are holding a special event this Saturday to showcase accessibility on local bus services.
Go North East pull out all the stops to mark their 39th Great North Run a success
Since the UK’s biggest half marathon began way back in 1981, Go North East has provided baggage and transport services to tens of thousands of participants and supporters each year.
North East bus operators call for greater collaboration to address congestion and help improve air quality in setting out their vision for the future
Bus operators from across the North East, including Go North East, Arriva, Stagecoach and a number of smaller operators, set out their vision for the future of the region’s buses earlier this week at the launch of ‘NEbus’, the re-invigorated operators association of local bus companies.