Go North East Fleet Archive Go North East's 4922
August 2017 Go North East Photograph by Lee Calder
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This vehicle has been sold to A-Line Coaches, Pelaw.
August 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has been withdrawn from service at Riverside Depot.
July 2017 Go North East
A large number of double-deck vehicles are required over the summer months, due to Go North East being awarded with the contracts to operate additional services for special events and Metro Replacement. As such; this vehicle, which would have otherwise been withdrawn in line with the cascade of Optare Versas from Deptford Depot to Riverside, has instead been moved into a float/reserve capacity at Riverside Depot, and will be allocated to a Miscellaneous Works running board normally allocated a double-deck vehicle, but does not contractually require this capacity during school holidays, releasing the double-deck vehicle normally allocated for Metro Replacement work.
October 2016 Go North East
Following its earlier withdrawal, this vehicle has been reinstated at Riverside Depot. Volvo B10BLE/Wright Renown 4897 (V987 ETN), which has a lower net book value and interest from a buyer expressed, will be withdrawn in its place.
October 2016 Go North East
Following the transfer of Scania L94UB/Wright Solar 4929 (Y929 ERG) from Chester-le-Street Depot to Riverside, this vehicle has been withdrawn from service at Riverside Depot.
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 This means that this vehicle does not need to be withdrawn from service prior to 1 January 2016 (like all other non-DDA compliant single deckers).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 been repainted into a plain white base livery, providing spare coverage in the event of a branded vehicle being unavailable for service.
January 2016 Go North East
Ahead of new Optare Solo SR minibuses arriving at Hexham Depot to upgrade some of the "Tynedale Links" services which currently operate with Transbus Mini Pointer Darts; this vehicle has been repainted into a plain yellow base livery with a blue strip above the windows, providing a consistent brand design with the new vehicles due for delivery shortly.
January 2014 Go North East
This vehicle has entered service at Deptford Depot on "Fab Fifty Six" service 56 (Sunderland - Newcastle).
January 2008 Go North East
This vehicle has received "Washington Street Shuttle" branding, for the local minibus services operating out of Washington Depot.
January 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has entered service at Riverside Depot, acting as a dedicated spare vehicle for services 49/49A.