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.
Go North East to team up with the Great Run Company to start this year’s Great North 10k
Go North East, the region’s largest bus company, has teamed up with The Great Run Company to get this year’s Great North 10k underway.
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.
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.
Beer gardens and outdoor spaces across the North East
Here's our handy guide, so you can enjoy a nice cold pint and some pub grub at some of the region's finest beer gardens and outdoor spaces.
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 spread festive cheer across the region
Throughout December, bus drivers and support teams from the region’s largest bus company will be spreading festive cheer by wearing festive clothing.
Go North East launches game-changing electric buses in Newcastle and Gateshead
Go North East has today launched the region’s first fully-electric bus fleet in the North East, which are capable of all-day service with a single overnight charge, supporting the company’s commitment to improve air quality.
Extra buses, including a classic 1964 Northern General Routemaster, deployed to keep people moving as schools return
The region's largest bus operator, Go North East, has deployed 56 extra buses from today to ensure there is sufficient extra capacity on its network as more schools and workers return and use the region’s buses.
Go North East launches new ‘Bus Out to Help Out’ offer to help support local evening economy
Following the success of the Government’s ‘Eat Out to Help Out’ initiative, the region’s largest bus operator, Go North East has launched a new ‘Bus Out to Help Out’ offer to help people get out and about and support local restaurants and pubs further.
£4.5million investment in better than ever buses for Consett
Go North East, the region’s largest bus operator, is making public transport in Consett better than ever, thanks to a £4.5million investment into new and refreshed, clean, safe and comfy buses.
Go North East launches new, better than ever bus ticketing initiatives
The region’s largest bus operator, Go North East, is launching new, better than ever bus ticketing initiatives from September to help encourage people back onto its clean, safe and comfy buses.
Get set to safely and affordably return to school by bus with new school tickets and extra buses from Go North East
Go North East, the region’s largest bus company, has launched a new ‘School Tripper’ bus ticket to help school and college students travel safely and securely.
Super-green bus trial takes next steps at Go North East
A north-British built full-electric bus from manufacturer Optare has returned to Go North East, the region’s largest bus operator.
Further increases to services from Saturday 5 September
We'll be making further changes to help support local shops, businesses, leisure venues, schools and colleges.
Go North East commits to improving air quality with further electric bus trials ahead of investment
Go North East, the region’s largest bus company, is undertaking a trial of a full electric Optare MetroCity single deck bus on its services around Newcastle and Gateshead, including the Saltwell Park 53 and 54, CityLink 57 and Quaylink Q3.
Go North East adopts the sunflower lanyard scheme to help customers with hidden disabilities
Go North East is the first bus operator in the North East to join the scheme, which has also been adopted in the region for travel by rail operator LNER and Newcastle Airport, helping people with ‘hidden’ conditions such as autism, hearing loss and multiple sclerosis.
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 saves the jobs of five engineers following collapse of National Holidays
Four mechanics and one fourth year apprentice were all interviewed and offered positions at Go North East and have now joined the company’s workforce, bringing a wealth of further experience to an award-winning engineering team.