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Go North East electric bus in Newcastle

Go-Ahead backs 'Net Zero' plan as it launches first fully electric bus fleet in the North East

  • Go-Ahead cements its position as the UK’s largest operator of electric buses with new ‘clean, green’ fleet across the North East
  • Government’s Ultra-Low Emission Fund helps to fund £2 million move, which takes electric buses to Newcastle and Gateshead​​​​​​
  • The move helps Go-Ahead accelerate towards target of operating a ‘net zero’ bus fleet by 2035
  •  Transport Secretary Grant Shapps hails move as example of industry “actively supporting” Government’s ambitions to end the UK’s contribution to climate change
Young passenger on Hedingham bus

30 new electric buses in 2020 secures The Go-Ahead Group’s position as largest operator of electric buses in the UK

LONDON – The Go-Ahead Group is delighted to announce that Brighton & Hove Bus and Go North East have been named by Transport Minister Nusrat Ghani as recipients of funding for a new wave of ultra-low emission buses.