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
https://www.flickr.com/photos/ipswichbuspage/27441435222/
This vehicle has been sold to Ensign Bus Co., Purfleet.
February 2014 Go North East
https://www.flickr.com/photos/danielgrahamm/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
https://www.flickr.com/photos/stagecoachuk/16270800888/
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
https://www.flickr.com/photos/stagecoachuk/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
https://www.flickr.com/photos/25217592@N03/23589218426/
Prior to new branding being launched, this vehicle has been repainted into a plain orange base livery.
January 2016 Go North East
In January 2014; Go North East fitted a white LED destination display to Riverside-based Optare Versa V1170/Optare 5390 (NL63 YAY), as a trial to compare against the standard amber displays. Go North East has now fitted a larger display, with more LEDs, to this vehicle, as a trial to compare against 5390's white 144x19 display. It is a 160x24 display, which is the same size used in the rear... see more
January 2016 Go North East
This vehicle has entered service at Hexham Depot.
January 2016 Go North East
This vehicle has been sold for scrap to Trevor Wigley & Son Bus Ltd, Barnsley.
January 2008 Go North East
This vehicle has received "Washington Street Shuttle" branding, for the local minibus services operating out of Washington Depot.