Go North East - Articles and news items

Contactless payments now available on Quaylink Q3

Industry news  •  22 June 2017  •  Eurotransport

Go North East passengers using the Q3 Quaylink service can now board more efficiently with contactless payment options.

Cleaner greener buses for Go North East

Industry news  •  10 September 2014  •  Go North East

Thirty of Go North East’s Volvo B9 double deck buses are to be retrofitted with hybrid flywheel technology after north east councils worked together to win a slice of Government money…

Hi-tech buses keep passengers connected on the go

Industry news  •  16 July 2014  •  Go North East

Wifi has quickly become part of the fabric of everyday life. Nowadays, everyone expects to be able to get good wifi connections wherever they go – and, wherever possible, for free…

Go North East welcomes latest passenger satisfaction figures

Industry news  •  26 March 2014  •  Go North East

Go North East has welcomed the latest bus passenger satisfaction figures from Passenger Focus…

New super depot tops off £30m investment at Go North East

Industry news  •  29 January 2014  •  Go North East

Go North East has officially opened a brand new £8.5 million super depot, bringing its investment in the region to £30 million over the last two years…

Christmas comes early in Consett

Industry news  •  16 December 2013  •  Go North East

A fleet of 12 brand new buses has been introduced onto the town’s ‘Venture’ bus routes…

New bus fleet takes to the road in Washington and Houghton

Industry news  •  21 October 2013  •  Go North East

Eleven new Mercedes buses have entered service on ‘Connections 4,’ the new name and number for Go North East’s M1 service…

A first for the region: new ‘talking’ buses launched

Industry news, News  •  28 June 2013  •  Go North East

Go North East has become the first bus operator in the region to introduce innovative onboard audio-visual announcements…

Cyber boost for north east bus passengers

Industry news, News  •  29 May 2013  •  Go North East

Thousands of local bus users are receiving a cyber boost as free internet access is introduced on four popular bus routes…

Go North East is phasing out paper bus tickets

Industry news, News  •  18 April 2013  •  Go North East

Bus users who currently buy its weekly paper tickets will have to swap over to smartcard or mobile…

New Managing Director for Brighton & Hove

Industry news, News  •  22 January 2013  •  Go-Ahead Group

Go North East Commercial Director Martin Harris has been appointed Managing Director of Brighton & Hove Bus Company…

New Green Angels take to the road!

Industry news, News  •  6 November 2012  •  Go North East

A fleet of green angels have took to the roads of the north east, the result of a £4.5 million investment by Go North East…

Ticketing supplement

Issue 3 2012, Supplements  •  26 June 2012  •  Suvi Rihtniemi, Executive Director, Helsinki Regional Transport Authority / Philippe Vappereau, President of Ixxi and Chairman of Calypso Networks Association / Lindsay Robertson, Director of Member Services, ITSO Ltd / Stephen King, Marketing & Sales Manager, Go North East

Redesigning Helsinki’s fare and ticketing system (Suvi Rihtniemi, Executive Director, Helsinki Regional Transport Authority)
Calypso developments: benefits, technology and implementations (Philippe Vappereau, President of Ixxi and Chairman of Calypso Networks Association)
Making a ‘smart’ move (Lindsay Robertson, Director of Member Services, ITSO Ltd)
The key to transforming the passenger ticketing experience (Stephen King, Marketing & Sales Manager, Go North East)

Go Ahead for new £7.7m bus depot

Industry news, News  •  28 May 2012  •  Go North East

Planning permission has been granted for a new purpose built bus depot for Go North East, which will see £7.7m of investment in the region…

Go North East selects Corethree to offer mobile ticketing to bus passengers

Industry news, News  •  1 February 2012  •  Corethree

Go North East, has partnered with Corethree to develop a mobile ticketing solution for passengers…