‘Don’t drive, get driven’ says Go North East in latest ad


Don’t drive, get driven. That’s the powerful message from Go North East in their latest TV and social media campaign, as they seek to boost the ‘X’ appeal of their interurban X-Lines network. The express network features high-spec buses and coaches linking Newcastle and Gateshead with large towns and cities all across the North East. […]

#AYearOfBuses 185: AD122 Hadrian’s Wall Country Bus

AD122 Hadrians Wall Bus

Granted, today’s winner on #AYearOfBuses is a bit of a shoehorn – but we’ve included AD122, the Hadrian’s Wall Country Bus here for good reason… Run by Go North East, the AD122 Hadrian’s Wall Country Bus links Hexham with Haltwhistle, connecting with the 185 (it’s day 185 on #AYearOfBuses, today) at Haltwhistle to create a […]

#AYearOfBuses 166: X66 Metrocentre – Gateshead

Metrocentre X66

Today’s winner on #AYearOfBuses comes with its own family of colourful gnomes! Go North East’s Metrocentre shuttle, the X66, runs every few minutes between Gateshead Interchange and the intu Metrocentre. It’s currently home to a fleet of navy blue branded Wright Streetlites, which feature their own array of colourful characters. Herbert, Sherbet, Maggot and Rusty […]

#AYearOfBuses 145: Red Kite Newcastle – Consett

Red Kite 45

There aren’t many buses you’ll find with a pair of beady eyes drilling into you as it approaches – but that’s exactly what you’re getting today on #AYearOfBuses. Go North East’s Red Kite 45 links Consett with the Metrocentre and Newcastle’s Eldon Square bus station. A mix of single and double decker buses carry Red […]

#AYearOfBuses 131: Toonlink Newcastle – Stanley

Toonlink 131

We’re going doon Toon! Today’s winner here on #AYearOfBuses is Go North East’s Toonlink X31. Go North East is well-known for its array of quirky brands, and today’s entry here on #AYearOfBuses is no different! Toonlink is a network of routes running southwest out of Newcastle and Gateshead towards the former colliery town of Stanley. The […]

Go-Ahead unveils the new look for East Yorkshire

EYMS Enviro400

Go-Ahead has unveiled its new look for East Yorkshire Motor Services. The Go North East-owned subsidiary unveiled the first two buses to feature the new branding, an ex-demonstrator ADL Enviro400 and an MCV-bodied Volvo B7RLE single decker, outside Hull’s KCOM stadium earlier today (5 March). It’s a radical departure from the EYMS of old – gone […]

#AYearOfBuses 9: X9 Newcastle – Middlesbrough

X9 bus

Today’s ‘super swanky’ entry for #AYearOfBuses is Go North East’s X9 and X10. Connecting Newcastle with Gateshead and Middlesbrough, seven new Volvo B5TLs burst into life on the X9 and X10 during 2017. Representing an investment of £1.6million, they come packed with free WiFi, contactless payments, USB power and – interestingly – ‘gaming tables’, featuring popular […]

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