Go North East Fleet Go North East's 5401
August 2017 Go North East
Following temporary loan to Crook Depot, this vehicle has returned to service at Chester-le-Street.
August 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Chester-le-Street Depot to Crook, on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages.
May 2017 Go North East
Following temporary loan to Crook Depot, this vehicle has returned to service at Chester-le-Street.
May 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Chester-le-Street Depot to Crook, on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages.
May 2017 Go North East
Following temporary loan to Crook Depot, this vehicle has returned to service at Chester-le-Street.
May 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Chester-le-Street Depot to Crook, on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages.
February 2017 Go North East
Following temporary loan to Crook Depot, this vehicle has returned to service at Chester-le-Street.
February 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Chester-le-Street Depot to Crook, on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages.
December 2016 Go North East Photograph by Lee Calder
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Following temporary loan to Crook Depot, this vehicle has returned to service at Chester-le-Street.
December 2016 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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This vehicle has transferred from Chester-le-Street Depot to Crook, on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages.
August 2016 Go North East Photograph by Hydro: NK08 MXY
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As part of an ongoing partnership with Beamish Museum, this vehicle has received a promotional livery to advertise Beamish. The livery promotes connections to the museum from all around the region.
October 2015 Go North East Photograph by Dan's Bus Photos
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Recent service changes have seen the PVR of the "Red Kite" 45/46 services increase by one vehicle, and to allow the "Red Kite" branded allocation to be carry consecutive fleet numbers (5409 - 5418), 5409 (NK15 ENY) was transferred from Chester-le-Street Depot to Stanley and this vehicle was transferred from Stanley Depot to Chester-le-Street in exchange.
May 2015 Go North East Photograph by C522LJR
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Following a number of publicity events to promote the investment into new vehicles for services 8 and 78, 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 power sockets, and the company can also claim for an enhanced rate of BSOG payment (an extra 6p per kilometre), thus making the Sunday operation of this service more commercially viable. In addition; when not required to cover for a branded vehicle on "Coast & Country" services 8/78 or "Red Kite" services 45/46, this vehicle will be allocated to services X43 on weekdays and the seasonal Beamish Museum 128 service on Saturdays.
April 2015 Go North East
Ahead of its entry into service, this vehicle has received Go North East's corporate livery.
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This vehicle, which carries a red base livery, has arrived into the Go North East fleet, and is currently being prepared for service at Saltmeadows Road Depot. Once prepared for service, it is expected to be allocated to Stanley Depot, to act as a spare vehicle for services 8/78 (Sunderland - Chester-le-Street - Stanley - Consett), representing an investment of approximately £2,500,000. It is the Micro-Hybrid version of the Wright Streetlite, which is 11.5m in length. The Micro Hybrid recovers energy lost from braking to power the vehicle electrics and compressed air systems, saving up to 10% in fuel costs. The interior specification for this batch of vehicles has been completely overhauled: they feature Esteban Civic V3 seating complete with e-leather; two-colour Tarabus 'Wood Effect' flooring; and blue accent lighting, which is fitted underneath seats, to provide extra light on the gangway.
November 2016 Go North East
Having recently been displayed at the Euro Bus Expo 2016 at the NEC in Birmingham, this vehicle has now been acquired by Go North East for a two-week demonstration period. Allocated fleet number 9098 in Go North East's fleet, the company is the first in the country to receive this demonstrator vehicle, having been delivered with just 1000 miles on the odometer. During its first week with Go... see more
November 2012 Go North East
Allocated fleet number 9136 during its time at Go North East, this vehicle has now entered service at Washington Depot. Following a period of driver familiarisation, this vehicle will see primary allocation to "Red Arrows" service X1.
November 2014 Go North East
Following the withdrawal of Volvo B10M/Plaxton Premieres 7078 (S978 ABR) and 7079 (S979 ABR), this vehicle has been reinstated permanently within the Driver Training fleet and will not be disposed of as originally planned.
November 2015 Go North East
Having previously carried "Red Arrows" branding, this vehicle has been repainted into a plain red base livery. It is thought that this will coincide with a re-branding scheme of the "Red Arrows" branded vehicles once all vehicles have been repainted.