Go North East expands workforce following recruitment drive
The region’s leading bus company has teamed up with Gateshead College and hired 11 new engineering apprentices to expand its highly skilled workforce.
Christmas and New Year buses
Whether you’re commuting to and from work, looking for that special Christmas gift, visiting friends and family, or heading to a Christmas event, we have your festive travel needs wrapped up.
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.
Newcastle United season ticket holders travel free on Tyne and Wear public transport for first home game
Newcastle United fans can travel for free across Tyne and Wear, on most buses, Metro, train and Shields ferry, when travelling with a 2021-22 season ticket for the first home fixture of the season.
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.
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Better bus fares launched across County Durham 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 County Durham with a headline maximum single fare of just £2 for any journey, and other offers across the region, as part of its summer savings fares campaign.
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
Major expansion of Bus and Metro multi-operator ticketing to include County Durham and Northumberland, plus new smartcard season tickets in Tyne and Wear
Network One, the travel ticket covering any bus, the Metro and ferry, has been extended to include travel in County Durham and Northumberland making it easier for people to travel around the region using buses and the Tyne and Wear Metro.
100th anniversary of the first motorbus service between North Shields and Blyth
To mark the occasion the company has painted a double decker bus into vintage ‘Tynemouth’ colours, resembling the original company, which operated as a subsidiary of Northern General and is today’s Go North East.
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.
QuayCity Q3 route improvements in Newcastle from 12 June
From Saturday 12 June, service Q3 will operate both ways on City Road in Newcastle. This means journeys towards Great Park will operate from Walker Road via City Road and Quayside, stopping at new stops outside Premier Inn, Opto, and directly outside the Law Courts.
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.
May Bank Holidays – 3 and 31 May
Our buses will run to Sunday timetables during the Early May and Spring Bank Holidays on 3 May and 31 May.
Region’s largest bus operator welcomes new bus strategy and stands ready to deliver in partnership with councils
Today (15 March) the Government has published Bus Back Better, the long-term National Bus Strategy for England outside London.
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 celebrates its apprentices ahead of National Apprenticeship Week
Ahead of National Apprenticeship Week (8 – 14 February 2021), award-winning bus company Go North East is celebrating its engineering apprentices who help keep the wheels moving on over 600 buses.
Go North East to celebrate LGBT+ History Month
Colleagues at Go North East will be marking LGBT+ History Month throughout February with a range of activities.
Go North East launches one of the UK’s first dedicated vaccination shuttle bus services
Go North East has today launched one of the UK’s first dedicated vaccination shuttle bus services, which serves the NHS Nightingale Hospital North East in the Sunderland International Innovation Centre, near to the Nissan factory.