Driver Recruitment Event in Sunderland on 24 February
On Thursday 24 February, between 10am and 2pm, you’ll be able to pop along to Park Lane in Sunderland, where teams from the region’s bus companies will be on hand to have a chat about being a bus driver, and guide you through the application process.
Major fares discounts continue and no evidence of safety risks found as bus boss encourages people to get back on board public transport
Go North East has extended its summer saving fares offers, and is improving its offering even further by introducing new money saving tickets in North Tyneside, which will include journeys into Newcastle.
Better fares and revitalised buses launched across the City of Sunderland to aid the region’s recovery
Go North East has launched a new blanket fare offer with a headline maximum single fare of just £1.70 for any journey, and other offers across the region, as part of its summer saving fares campaign.
The offers cover the whole City of Sunderland area, and the bus company hopes to extend them longer term if the take up is good and more people get on board the region’s buses.
The region’s larg
Better bus fares launched across Gateshead borough and beyond to encourage more people to use clean and safe buses as the region recovers
Go North East has launched a new blanket fare offer for those travelling around Gateshead with a headline maximum single fare of just £1.70 for any journey, and other offers across the region, as part of its summer savings fares campaign.
It also hopes to extend them longer term if the take up is good enough and more people get on board the region’s buses.
The offers follow the success of Go
Summer saving fares to make getting on Go North East buses an even better option
From Monday 2 August, following the success of its £1 evening fare offer, Go North East will be introducing a range of summer saving fares to help people’s money go further and get more people back on board buses, in an effort to boost the region’s local economy.
The ticket offers are designed to offer a range of very simple headline fares with easy-to-understand fare zones that match borough a
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
Go North East bus worker and daughter make face masks for customers during coronavirus pandemic
Lynn Gamblin, a revenue clerk at Go North East has been busy helping support the company and its customers by making face coverings during the coronavirus crisis.
Go North East unveils multi-coloured bus to celebrate the work of its team in bringing communities together
Today, the North East’s largest bus operator, Go North East has unveiled a retro multi-coloured bus to celebrate the work of its team in bringing communities together, celebrating diversity, the company’s pride in transport, its colleagues and the people of the North East.
Go North East launches new flexible tickets for part-time workers and those only travelling on occasional days
The company has recognised that some workplaces are still not fully open and social distancing remains in place, so a new range of ‘Flexi 5’ tickets have been introduced to cater for the more flexible style of working the region is seeing at the moment.
New tools to help bus passengers prove a hit during COVID-19 crisis
In just two months, the new website has clocked up over one million page views despite many people being unable to travel in that period due to lockdown.
Go North East launches innovative features to help with social distancing on board its buses
Go North East, in partnership with information technology solutions provider Passenger, have added a new innovative feature to their website to boost customer confidence as bus services return with the easing of coronavirus travel restrictions.