Fleet 's
February 2007 Go North East Photograph by Carlisle Bus Group
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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 simplification of the services which operate between Durham and Newcastle, via Stanley.
February 2007 Go North East Photograph by Carlisle Bus Group
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Ahead of transfer to Stanley Depot where this vehicle will be allocated to "The Diamond" services 43/44, this vehicle has gained "The Diamond" branding, albeit without sub-branding for the 43/44 services. Early expansion of the Go-Ahead Northern empire saw the acquisition of certain smaller competing bus operators in North East England, during the late 1980s and early 1990s. Northern acquired JH Hammell (Diamond) on 30th December 1994, which this brand refers to.
December 2006 Go North East Photograph by Carlisle Bus Group
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Prior to new branding being launched, this vehicle has been repainted into a plain orange base livery.
August 2015 Go North East
Having visited Edinburgh earlier this month and evaluated by Lothian Buses' company management, this vehicle has now been acquired by Go North East for a demonstration trial to compare against other new single deckers available on the market, namely the integral Wright Streetlite Micro-Hybrid.
August 2003 Go North East
This vehicle has received "Ferrylink" branding, for Nexus-secured service 333 which operates between North Shields Ferry Terminal, North Shields Town Centre, Royal Quays, and the North Shields Fish Quay.
August 2008 Go North East
This vehicle has been repainted into a plain yellow base livery.
August 2010 Go North East
This vehicle has entered service at Saltmeadows Road Depot. The Dennis Dart/Caetano vehicles that were operating this service on a temporary basis have been returned to the hirer.