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.
Bus use in the North East grows for the first time in a decade as national statistics show services are now some of the best in the UK
Recent statistics from the Department for Transport show that the number of bus trips made across the North East rose in the last year for the first time in over a decade.
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.
Learn about the North East’s buses and their vision for the future this Wednesday, including fun for all the family
Bus operators from across the North East of England will be holding a public engagement event, including activities for people of all ages, as the launch of ‘NEbus’, the new name for the region’s bus operators’ association, takes places on Wednesday (28 August) in Times Square at Newcastle’s Life Science Centre.