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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.
April 2012 Go North East
Ahead of service changes taking place on 11th November 2012, which will see the frequency of "Silver Arrows" services 2A/2C to be increased to provide a bus on each route every 20 minutes (providing a combined 10-minute frequency between Sunderland City Centre, Chester Road and Penshaw), this vehicle has undergone repaint into a plain silver base livery. The bodywork panels had been... see more
April 2016 Go North East
This vehicle has received the revised "Red Arrows" branding.
April 2017 Go North East
Presently unbranded; this vehicle has returned to service at Riverside Depot, where it will see allocation to services 12/12A (Newcastle - Winlaton).
April 2016 Go North East
Prior to the service changes taking place on Sunday 17th April 2016, this vehicle has transferred from Chester-le-Street Depot to Washington, allowing a period of driver familiarisation on the Scania OmniCity vehicle type.