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December 2007 Go North East Photograph by simply|buses
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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.
July 2007 Go North East Photograph by Carlisle Bus Group
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This vehicle has been repainted into a plain yellow base livery.
November 2013 Go North East
Following the entry into service of new Wright Streetlite vehicles at Deptford Depot on "Drifter" service 60, this vehicle has transferred from Deptford Depot to Chester-le-Street.
November 2015 Go North East
This vehicle has received "Northern" branding, which is the new brand name for services 6 and X70/X71. As part of recent service changes, new service 6 was introduced as a replacement for the northern section of the old "Diamond" 43/44 services, so the name is appropriate for the route as well as commemorating the company's heritage with a fresh modern outlook on the... see more
November 2013 Go North East
Following the entry into service of new Wright Streetlite vehicles on "Drifter" service 60, resulting in the cascade of some of the Optare Versas previously allocated to service 39, this vehicle has transferred from Deptford Depot to Washington, for use on services W5/W6.
November 2013 Go North East
Following the introduction of new Wright Streetlite vehicles on "Drifter" service 60 (Sunderland - Parkside), this vehicle has been repainted into a purple base livery. It will be re-allocated to service 39 (Pennywell - Doxford Park), and fall under the "SimpliCity" brand.