Go North East Fleet Go North East's 3970
January 2018 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from the Special Events Fleet at Riverside Depot to Stanley, on temporary loan, to provide a replacement vehicle in Stanley's fleet whilst their own double-deck vehicles undergo internal repaint and re-trim to improve the internal quality standard on these vehicles.
December 2017 Go North East
In line with Volvo Olympian/Northern Counties Palatine 2 3832 (S832 OFT) returning to service following gearbox repairs, this vehicle has returned to the Special Events and Private Hire fleet at Riverside.
December 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has been formally allocated to Riverside Depot, on temporary loan, to be allocated to the private Jewish Scholars Contract services 850/851, due to Volvo Olympian/Northern Counties Palatine 2 3832 (S832 OFT) being off service for a faulty gearbox.
November 2017 Go North East
Following temporary loan to Deptford Depot, this vehicle has now been returned to Riverside Depot's Special Events Fleet.
November 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Riverside Depot's Special Events Fleet to Deptford, on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages whilst Mercedes Citaro vehicles in Deptford's fleet undergo refurbishment at Bus & Coach World, Blackburn.
November 2017 Go North East
Following temporary loan to Chester-le-Street Depot, this vehicle has returned to the Special Events and Private Hire fleet at Deptford.
October 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Deptford Depot's Special Events Fleet to Chester-le-Street, on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages.
October 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Riverside Depot to Deptford, remaining in the Special Events fleet, to assist with vehicle requirements for the Sunderland Illuminations 101 Park & Ride service.
October 2017 Go North East
Following temporary loan to Chester-le-Street Depot, this vehicle has now been returned to Riverside Depot's Special Events Fleet.
October 2017 Go North East
Following the cascade of the former "Tyne Tees Xpress" branded Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 bodied Volvo B9TLs after the Masters Golf event, this vehicle has moved into a newly-formed Special Events and Private Hire fleet. This Special Events fleet comprises of various coaches and double-deck buses: these should not be allocated to public services, but will be brought into service to operate Park & Ride contracts, shuttle services, and other services associated with special events. These vehicles also remain available for Private Hire.
September 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Riverside Depot's Special Events Fleet to Chester-le-Street, on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages.
December 2015 Go North East
Having previously carried 'Northern' fleet names, this vehicle has been repainted into Go North East's corporate livery.
February 2014 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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Following the closure of Gateshead and Winlaton depots, this vehicle has been transferred to the brand new Riverside Depot. Riverside Depot replaces the existing depots at Sunderland Road in Gateshead and Winlaton which date back to the days of the tramways.
November 2009 Go North East Photograph by Northern Bus Photos
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This vehicle has gained "Angel" branding and has entered service at Chester-le-Street Depot.
September 2009 Go North East
Previously with Go-Ahead London General as fleet number EVL39, this vehicle has been acquired by Go North East and allocated fleet number 3970. It is currently at Thornton Brothers, Ashington, undergoing a pink repaint and full refurbishment.
February 2012 Go North East
This vehicle has now entered service at Chester-le-Street Depot. Following a period of driver familiarisation, this vehicle will see primary allocation to "Angel" service 21.
February 2015 Go North East
Following service revisions in Sunderland last month which saw a number of changes to service and consequent re-allocations, this vehicle has gained "SimpliCity" branding, with sub-branding for services 2/2A.
February 2017 Go North East
New to Western Greyhound of Summercourt as fleet number 701 in January 2009, this vehicle passed to Plymouth Citybus in December 2014 where it gained fleet number 206. This vehicle has now been acquired by Go North East, where it has received fleet number 706. It is currently undergoing preparation for service at Saltmeadows Road Depot.
February 2007 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Gateshead Depot to Stanley, and has received sub-branding for the 43/44 services having received "The Diamond" branding whilst still based at Gateshead. The new branding replaces the temporary branding introduced to services 40, 43, 43A, 43B and 44 (vehicles wearing standard fleet livery with Stanley Shuttle vinyls applied), in line with the... see more