Go North East Fleet Go North East's 3832
December 2016 Go North East
Following the transfer of Volvo Olympian/Northern Counties Palatine 2 3830 (S830 OFT) from Stanley Depot to Riverside to evaluate suitability as a replacement vehicle for Volvo Olympian/Northern Counties Palatine 2 3824 (S824 OFT) which requires a new gearbox, it has been found that the former requires floor repairs, so this vehicle has also transferred from Stanley Depot to Riverside for the same purpose.
December 2007 Go North East
This vehicle has received "Yellow Bus" branding. "Yellow Bus" is Go North East's new brand for vehicles in the fleet which operate special services such as school buses, miscellaneous peak-time services and special event shuttle services. Yellow was adopted as a standard color for North American school buses beginning in 1939. The colour, which became known as "school bus yellow" in America, was selected because black lettering on that specific hue was easiest to see in the semi-darkness of early morning and late afternoon. For the same reasons, Go North East has adopted the idea for its own fleet.
November 2007 Go North East
This vehicle has been repainted into a plain yellow base livery and the extended luggage bays on this vehicle have also been removed.
April 2013 Go North East
Go North East stated in a customer consultation to review the 9 and X3 services that the company wished to increase the frequency of service 9 (Sunderland - Boldon - Jarrow - North Shields) to every 20 minutes across the whole route and introduce route branding to the service. Customers did not favour these plans, and alternative service changes being introduced meant that the plan to brand 5247,... see more
April 2007 Go North East
This vehicle has been repainted into a purple cream base livery, and has also received "The Drifter" branding, for services 60 (Sunderland - Seaham - Parkside) and 61 (Sunderland - Murton).
April 2011 Go North East
This vehicle has entered service at Washington Depot.
April 2016 Go North East
Prior to the service changes taking place on Sunday 17th April 2016, this vehicle has transferred from Chester-le-Street Depot to Washington, allowing a period of driver familiarisation on the Scania OmniCity vehicle type.