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Go North East celebrates Clean Air Day with over £10million investment into green, safe and clean buses

Go North East celebrates Clean Air Day with over £10million investment into green, safe and clean buses

News   •   Oct 08, 2020 09:01 BST

It’s Clean Air Day today (8th October), and the region’s largest bus company, Go North East, is celebrating its contribution to improving the region’s air quality and repeating its reassurance that bus travel is safe, clean and essential to reducing congestion and improving air quality.

New and upgraded express buses set to soar from Consett to Newcastle through red kite country

New and upgraded express buses set to soar from Consett to Newcastle through red kite country

News   •   Jul 31, 2020 09:55 BST

Go North East, the region’s largest bus company, is upgrading its X45, X46 and X47 services that soar through red kite country, serving Consett, Rowlands Gill, Metrocentre and Newcastle, with buses running directly up to every 10 minutes.

£720,000 investment from Go North East in state of the art environmentally friendly buses for its X30 route

£720,000 investment from Go North East in state of the art environmentally friendly buses for its X30 route

News   •   Nov 07, 2019 13:19 GMT

​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.

Go North East celebrates Clean Air Day with announcement of £12m investment in environmentally friendly buses to make buses even better and help tackle rising congestion

Go North East celebrates Clean Air Day with announcement of £12m investment in environmentally friendly buses to make buses even better and help tackle rising congestion

News   •   Jun 20, 2019 07:00 BST

​Go North East, the region’s largest bus company, is celebrating Clean Air Day with the announcement of a £12 million investment in 54 high-specification environmentally friendly buses to help revolutionise bus travel across the region.

Go North East apprenticeships drive industry award wins

Go North East apprenticeships drive industry award wins

News   •   Mar 05, 2019 17:15 GMT

This National Apprenticeship Week (4 - 8 March 2019), the region’s biggest bus operator, Go North East is celebrating its young talent making a big impact – including two industry award-winning apprentices.

Why I’m living proof that apprenticeships work

Why I’m living proof that apprenticeships work

News   •   Mar 04, 2019 09:00 GMT

To mark the start of National Apprenticeship Week 2019 (4-8 March), former apprentice Colin Barnes - now engineering director at Go North East, shares his views on the value of apprenticeships, from his own experiences to heading up the company’s award-winning bus and coach engineering and maintenance scheme.

Electric buses to hit the streets of Newcastle and Gateshead

Electric buses to hit the streets of Newcastle and Gateshead

News   •   Feb 06, 2019 14:35 GMT

Following an announcement by the Buses Minister Nusrat Ghani MP, bus operator Go North East and Nexus the Tyne and Wear Passenger Transport Executive, have been awarded funding in the latest round of the Government's Ultra-Low Emission Bus Scheme.

The face behind the voice: Meet Go North East’s on-bus announcer