Go North East Fleet Go North East's 5280
May 2017 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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This vehicle has returned to service at Riverside Depot, where it will see allocation to "Citylink" service 57 (Wardley - Hadrian Park).
April 2017 Go North East Photograph by Hydro: NK08 MXY
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Prior to returning to service at Riverside Depot; this vehicle has received "Citylink" branding, with sub-branding for service 57. The livery design has been slightly revised in line with the new features being available on the bus, and the cant rail has been revised to show the standardised design, with the text showing the words "Buses run early til late • Into the heart of the city up to every 20 minutes".
April 2017 Go North East Photograph by Alistair
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This vehicle has returned to Go North East following internal refurbishment and repaint into a plain blue base livery. It is currently undergoing preparation for service at Saltmeadows Road Depot prior to allocation to Riverside Depot.
March 2017 Go North East
Having been temporarily withdrawn from service, this vehicle has now been released for internal refurbished and repaint at Bus & Coach World, Blackburn. The extensive refurbishment work includes, but is not limited to, external repaint; deep cleaning of the interior of the vehicle; renewal of floor coverings; cleaning all seat frames and re-trimming seats into leather with USB sockets on the back of every seat; fitting blue accent lighting underneath seats to provide extra light on the gangway; and fitting Next Stop Announcements.
February 2017 Go North East
Following the entry into service of new Wright Streetlite DF/Wright Streetlite Max Micro-Hybrid vehicles on "The 49" service 49, this vehicle has been stripped of "Blaydon Racers" branding prior to being released for internal refurbishment and repaint at Bus & Coach World, Blackburn.
February 2017 Go North East
Prior to being released for internal refurbishment and repaint at Bus & Coach World, Blackburn, this vehicle has been withdrawn from service at Riverside Depot.
January 2017 Go North East
Prior to impending cascade following the entry into service of new Wright Streetlite DF/Wright Streetlite Max Micro-Hybrid vehicles on "The 49" service 49, this vehicle has been fitted with free customer Wi-Fi.
December 2015 Go North East
To reflect frequency changes to Blaydon following service changes at the end of October 2015, this vehicle's tagline of 'up to every 10 minutes' has been altered to 'up to every 20 minutes'.
December 2014 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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This vehicle, which previously carried "Blaydon Racers" branding, has been repainted into a plain red base livery, and has also gained the revised version of the "Blaydon Racers" branding.
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.
October 2012 Go North East Photograph by Matt D Williamson
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This vehicle has transferred from Deptford Depot to Winlaton, to upgrade the "Blaydon Racers" 49 service, allowing the dual-door Wright Renown bodied Volvo B10BLEs currently operating on this service to cascade elsewhere.
October 2012 Go North East Photograph by Matt D Williamson
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This vehicle has transferred from Deptford Depot to Winlaton, to upgrade the "Blaydon Racers" 49 service, allowing the dual-door Wright Renown bodied Volvo B10BLEs currently operating on this service to cascade elsewhere.
September 2012 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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Ahead of impending cascade, this vehicle has been de-branded and as such no longer carries "Red Arrows" branding.
September 2012 Go North East Photograph by Northern Bus Photos
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As a temporary measure, this vehicle has transferred from Washington Depot to Deptford. The vehicle presently retains "Red Arrows" branding.
December 2009 Go North East
Having previously carried "Red Arrows" branding, this vehicle has been repainted into a plain red base livery. The vehicle re-gained "Red Arrows" branding at a later date.
July 2007 Go North East
This vehicle has entered service at Washington Depot.
July 2007 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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Ahead of its entry into service, this vehicle has received "Red Arrows" branding.
July 2007 Go North East
This vehicle, which carries a plain red base livery, has arrived into the Go North East fleet, and is currently being prepared for service at Saltmeadows Road Depot.
November 2016 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Washington Depot to Chester-le-Street, on temporary loan, due to Optare MetroDecker demonstrator 9099 (YJ16 DFG) being off service.
November 2016 Go North East
This vehicle has entered service at Washington Depot. It should act as a dedicated spare vehicle for the "indiGo Washington" network - should any of the branded vehicles on services 82/83/85/86 be unavailable, this vehicle should be allocated instead.
November 2011 Go North East
Ahead of the arrival of ex-London articulated Mercedes Citaros which are to be allocated to "Citylink" service 58, this vehicle has been repainted into a plain orange base livery, where it is expected to be re-allocated to Stanley Depot for use on "Diamond" services 43/44.
November 2013 Go North East
This vehicle has entered service at Gateshead Depot, on "Citylink" service 58, replacing the older articulated Mercedes Citaro vehicles previously allocated to the service. This bus also features free passenger Wi-Fi and Next Stop Announcements.