Go North East Fleet Go North East's 5366
October 2013 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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This vehicle has entered service at Washington Depot on the new ?Connections4? service 4 (Houghton-le-Spring - Heworth).
October 2013 Go North East
Ahead of its entry into service, this vehicle has gained ?Connections4? branding, with sub-branding for service 4 (Heworth - Houghton-le-Spring). ?Connections4? is the new brand name for service 4, which directly replaces the ?MetroLINK? brand name for service M1, with no changes to the existing route or timetable. It promotes the connections available on the service ?for? Heworth Interchange, Concord, Washington Galleries, Shiney Row and Houghton-le-Spring.
September 2013 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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This vehicle, which carries a midnight blue base livery, has arrived into the Go North East fleet. It is currently being prepared for service at Saltmeadows Road Depot. Representing an investment of approximately £2,000,000, Go North East has ordered a batch of eleven Euro 5 Mercedes Citaro heavy-weight single-deckers to be launched on ?MetroLINK? service M1 at Washington Depot. These brand new buses feature high-backed seating, free on-board passenger Wi-Fi, and ?Next Stop? audio-visual announcements.
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.
November 2015 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred to Chester-le-Street Depot, on temporary loan, to provide extra vehicles for the Durham Lumiere event.
November 2015 Go North East
This vehicle has received modifications at Thornton Brothers, Ashington, and as such is now DDA-compliant. This means that this vehicle does not need to be withdrawn from service prior to 1 January 2016 (like all other non-DDA compliant single deckers).
November 2016 Go North East
This vehicle has entered service at Washington Depot. It should act as a dedicated spare vehicle for "Red Arrows" service X1, improving the quality of service provided to passengers when a branded vehicle is unavailable. It will also be allocated to the weekend-only service X88 (Concord - Metrocentre).