Go North East Fleet Archive Go North East's 4842
January 2017 Go North East
Having been sold to Ensign Bus Co., Purfleet, in October 2015, without yet being sold on for further service, this vehicle has now been sold for scrap to MC Tractors, Ely.
October 2015 Go North East Photograph by Colin H,
http://www.flickr.com/photos/80052812@N00/27441435222/
This vehicle has been sold to Ensign Bus Co., Purfleet.
February 2014 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
http://www.flickr.com/photos/83823112@N03/12277092326/
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.
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
http://www.flickr.com/photos/55509539@N05/16273333669/
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.
January 2007 Go North East Photograph by mcwmetrobus2001
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Prior to new branding being launched, this vehicle has been repainted into a plain orange base livery.
August 2004 Go North East
This vehicle has been repainted into a two-tone white and blue base livery, and has also 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 2012 Go North East
This vehicle, which carries a red base livery, has arrived into the Go North East fleet. Equipped with free Wi-Fi and Next Stop Announcements, this vehicle is currently being prepared for service at Saltmeadows Road Depot. Once prepared for service; it will be allocated to Washington Depot for use on "Red Arrows" service X1, displacing the remaining single deckers allocated.
August 2012 Go North East
This vehicle has entered service at Washington Depot.
August 2016 Go North East
This vehicle, which carries a plain pink base livery, has arrived into the Go North East fleet. It is currently being prepared for service at Saltmeadows Road Depot. It will be transferred to Washington Depot in due course. Representing an investment of approximately £950,000; Go North East has ordered seven Optare Solo SR minibuses to upgrade its 82/82A/82B/83 services, operating from... see more