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March 2018 Go North East
This vehicle previously held a temporary reserve role in the fleet at Chester-le-Street Depot following vehicle re-allocations, pending the award of Nexus contracts effective 18th March 2018. It has now returned to full service at Chester-le-Street. Go North East has retained many of the contracts they already operated, with the contracts for services W2 (Whitley Bay - Brierdene) and K3 (Forest Hall - Four Lane Ends - Freeman Hospital) also being awarded to Go North East. Pending delivery of new minibus vehicles in June; there is a current shortage of minibus vehicles to operate these contracts, and a number of temporary service and vehicle allocations need to take place.
March 2018 Go North East
Following the cascade of Optare Versa V1110/Optare 8298 (NK09 FUW) to Chester-le-Street, this vehicle has entered a reserve role in the fleet at Chester-le-Street. Although originally earmarked for withdrawal; Go North East has been awarded a number of minibus contracts, effective 18th March 2018, meaning that this vehicle needs to be temporarily retained to allow for other cascades, pending delivery of new minibuses for the Durham Cathedral Bus 40/40A/40B services and the Chester-le-Street Town Services.
July 2009 Go North East
This vehicle has entered service at Deptford Depot on "Drifter" service 60.
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 The service was unsuccessful and withdrawn on 31 December 2006.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 2017 Go North East
This vehicle, which carries a red and blue base livery, has arrived into the Go North East fleet. It is currently being prepared for service at Saltmeadows Road Depot. Manufactured by Wrightbus in Northern Ireland, this batch of vehicles feature the latest Euro 6 Micro-Hybrid engines with the cleanest vehicle emissions standards. Unlike previous examples in the fleet, they therefore feature a... see more
July 2007 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Stanley Depot to Gateshead, and has received "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... see more