Go North East Fleet Go North East's 5330
September 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has been temporarily withdrawn from service at Riverside Depot and released for internal refurbished and repaint at Bus & Coach World, Blackburn.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.
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This vehicle has been fitted with free customer Wi-Fi.
August 2015 Go North East
This vehicle has received the new "The Crusader" branding.
March 2015 Go North East
This vehicle has been repainted into a plain silver base livery, ahead of the "Crusader" brand being re-launched.
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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.
March 2013 Go North East
This vehicle has received "Crusader" branding.
March 2013 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Hexham Depot to Gateshead, where it will be allocated to "Crusader" service 27, displacing the Volvo B10BLE/Wright Renown vehicles currently allocated.
December 2012 Go North East
Ahead of the entry into service of new Volvo B9TL/Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 vehicles entering service on "TEN" service 10, this vehicle has been de-branded.
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The colour section of this vehicle's destination display was fitted to the wrong side of the display in build, meaning that the route number was not being displayed in colour. The destination display on this vehicle has now been modified so that the colour route number panel is on the correct side of the display.
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As part of ongoing improvements to the local network of services along the Tyne Valley corridor, service 602 has been withdrawn and replaced by an extended service 10, operating every ten minutes between Newcastle, Metrocentre and Crawcrook, continuing every 20 minutes to Prudhoe, Corbridge and Hexham. In line with these service changes, this vehicle has received "TEN" branding.
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After buying Arriva North East's operations from Hexham Depot in March, Go North East has worked closely with stakeholders to improve the service being provided for customers. As part of these improvements, this vehicle has been ordered to upgrade the 602 service, operating between Newcastle and Hexham. Currently devoid of route branding pending service changes later this month, this vehicle has entered service at Hexham Depot, on service 602.
July 2010 Go North East
This vehicle, which carries a plain silver base livery, has arrived into the Go North East fleet, and is currently being prepared for service at Saltmeadows Road Depot. It is of 'Gold Standard' specification; featuring full CCTV coverage and recording, information screens, and comfortable seats for all including priority seating with a wheelchair bay for elderly and disabled customers.
September 2016 Go North East
Prior to entering service, this vehicle has received "indiGo" branding for the local network of services operating out of Washington Depot.
September 2016 Go North East
Due to a reduction in spare vehicles at Deptford and an upcoming PVR increase at Chester-le-Street on the Ushaw College DU2 service until Easter 2017, this vehicle has transferred from Deptford Depot to Chester-le-Street.
September 2006 Go North East
Prior to new branding being launched, this vehicle has been repainted into Go North East's new red, yellow and blue 'swoop-style' fleet livery.
September 2007 Go North East
Prior to new branding being launched, this vehicle's front end has been repainted into a plain pink base livery.