Go North East Fleet Archive Go North East's 4919
March 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has been sold to Gateshead Central Taxis.
December 2016 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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Following the recent cascade of corporate liveried Scania L94UB/Wright Solar vehicles from Deptford, this vehicle has been withdrawn from service at Percy Main.
November 2016 Go North East
To replace Volvo B10BLE/Wright Renown 4916 (X916 WGR) which has incurred defects uneconomical to repair, this vehicle has been reinstated at Percy Main Depot.
October 2016 Go North East Photograph by Alex Ferguson
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This vehicle has been withdrawn from service at Riverside Depot.
October 2016 Go North East
Due to changes associated with Nexus miscellaneous works contracts last month, this vehicle has been withdrawn from service at Riverside Depot.
June 2016 Go North East Photograph by Lee Calder
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Originally added to commemorate the company's centenary year in 2013, this vehicle has had its 'Northern' fleet names stripped ahead of the introduction of a new company corporate livery.
August 2015 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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This vehicle has received modifications at Thornton Brothers, Ashington, and as such is now DDA-compliant. This means that this vehicle does not need to be withdrawn from service prior to 1 January 2016 (like all other non-DDA compliant single deckers).
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.
September 2006 Go North East Photograph by Carlisle Bus Group
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This vehicle has received "The Highwayman" branding. This brand identity encompasses services 95/96 (Newcastle - Gateshead - Lobley Hill - Dunston - MetroCentre), 97 (Newcastle - Gateshead - Lobley Hill - Whickham - Fellside Park - Swalwell - MetroCentre) and 98/X98 (Whickham - Newcastle). The brand refers to a legend from the Lobley Hill area, where all of these services operate. The story takes place around Western Gateshead in the 1800s, and is a piece of folklore regarding highwayman (robbers who stole from travellers, usually travelling by horse).
August 2006 Go North East Photograph by Carlisle Bus Group
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Prior to new branding being launched; this vehicle has been treated to a mid-life refurbishment at Thornton Brothers, Ashington, which includes an external repaint into a plain lime green base livery, and internal work including deep cleaning of the interior of the vehicle, renewal of floor coverings, cleaning all seat frames and refurbishing seats, and repainting all ceiling covings, side panels, drivers cab and handpoles.
July 2017 Go North East
Having previously carried "TEN" branding, this vehicle has been repainted into a dark green base livery. As part of ongoing improvements to services on the Tyne Valley, Go North East will re-brand its "TEN" 10/10A/10B/10X services as "Tyne Valley Ten" on a green base livery, moving away from the silver livery which the vehicles allocated to these services have carried... see more
July 2017 Go North East
Prior to entering service, this vehicle has been fitted with the tagline "Never miss your stop | Many of our buses have next stop screens and announcements", and has also been fitted with the relevant feature symbol vinyls.
July 2008 Go North East
Following service changes effective Sunday 30th March 2008, this vehicle has received "Pink Panthers" branding. This brand name was first used on a fleet of Optare Solos from Chester-le-Street to operate new service D4 in Durham starting 2 October 2006. The service was unsuccessful and withdrawn on 31 December 2006. The small fleet of pink Solos were sent to Percy Main, a big user of the... see more
July 2010 Go North East
This vehicle, which carries a plain yellow base livery, has arrived into the Go North East fleet, and is currently being prepared for service at Saltmeadows Road Depot. This vehicle has an engine which is to the state of the art Euro V EEV (Enhanced Environmental Vehicle) specification, and is to be deployed on the recently awarded "QuayLink" contract (which was previously operated by... see more