Go North East Fleet Archive Go North East's 5357
August 2013 Go North East Photograph by
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This vehicle, which has been in storage at Smiles Engineering, Newcastle upon Tyne, whilst being dismantled for spare parts, has now been sold for scrap to Alpha Recovery, Weetslade.
December 2012 Go North East Photograph by emdjt42
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Having been withdrawn from service at Gateshead Depot; this vehicle has been moved to Smiles Engineering, Newcastle upon Tyne, where it will be stored and used for spare parts. It is thought that the engine will be used on similar 5350 (BX54 UCR), and other parts distributed amongst the other articulated Mercedes Citaro 0530G/Mercedes Citaro vehicles at Gateshead Depot.
December 2012 Go North East Photograph by Matt D Williamson
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Because the internal layout is unsuitable for Go North East use without modification, this vehicle has been withdrawn from service at Gateshead Depot.
November 2012 Go North East Photograph by Matt D Williamson
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This vehicle has entered service at Gateshead Depot.
November 2012 Go North East Photograph by Sean Blair
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This vehicle has gained LED destination displays, ahead of its entry into service at Gateshead Depot, as a spare vehicle for "Citylink" service 58.
October 2012 Go North East Photograph by North East Malarkey
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Previously with Go-Ahead London Central as fleet number MAL66, this vehicle has been acquired by Go North East and allocated fleet number 5357. It is unknown at this stage whether the vehicle will be used in service or merely used for spare parts.
May 2009 Go North East
This vehicle has been repainted into a plain yellow base livery and has transferred from Ashington Depot to Stanley.
May 2015 Go North East
Following a number of publicity events to promote the investment into new vehicles for services 45 and 46, this vehicle has entered service at Stanley Depot. On Sundays; when the PVR of the "Coast & Country" services is reduced, this vehicle will be allocated to service X71 (Consett - Newcastle). This provides customers on these services with premium features such as free Wi-Fi and... see more
May 2017 Go North East
With "Toon Link" service 12 being upgraded with the former "Blaydon Racers" branded Mercedes Citaro 0530N/Mercedes Citaro vehicles, now internally refurbished and repainted into a plain black base livery, this vehicle has transferred from Riverside Depot to Stanley. Upcoming service changes in May will see the "Toon Link" brand encompass services 6, X30/X31 and... see more
May 2016 Go North East
This vehicle has entered service at Deptford Depot, on "Prince Bishops" services 20/20A/X20 (South Shields - Durham).