Go North East Fleet Go North East's 4960
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 8300 (NK09 FVA) 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 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has entered service at Deptford Depot, acting as a spare vehicle for "Black Cats" services 2/2A (Silksworth - Washington) and 39 (Doxford Park - Pennywell). When not required to operate either of these services, it should be allocated to other services at Deptford which are allocated Wright Streetlites, such as "Drifter" service 60 and "Prince Bishops"... see more
July 2015 Go North East
This vehicle has received "Quaylink" branding. It carries the purple variation of Go North East's "Quaylink" branding for services Q1/Q2.
July 2017 Go North East
Following the entry into service of new Wright Streetlites on "Black Cats" services 2/2A and 39, this vehicle has transferred from Deptford Depot to Riverside. At Riverside; this vehicle should act as a spare vehicle for services allocated Optare Versas which do not have any premium features such as Wi-Fi and Next Stop Announcements (such as services 67/69 and 88/88A).
July 2011 Go North East
Go North East has introduced a new service, numbered X3 and branded as "Red Arrows", which this vehicle is now allocated to at Deptford Depot. The new X3 service runs from Sunderland to Newcastle via East Boldon, Boldon ASDA, Heworth and Gateshead, completing the journey in around 53 minutes. The company has introduced a new Weekly Saver ticket, available to buy for £15, allowing... see more