Go North East Fleet Go North East's 5424
November 2016 Go North East
Based on the results of the new cant rail design trialled on Wright Streetlite DF/Wright Streetlite Max Micro-Hybrid 5432 (NK16 BYP); this vehicle has been fitted with the same cant rail design, with the view of using a similar design on other branded vehicles too.
May 2016 Go North East Photograph by aureolindn
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This vehicle has entered service at Deptford Depot, on "Prince Bishops" services 20/20A/X20 (South Shields - Durham).
May 2016 Go North East Photograph by Ray Parnaby Bus Stop Photos
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Prior to entering service, this vehicle has gained "Prince Bishops" branding.
May 2016 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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This vehicle, which carries a purple 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 £3.7m, this batch of vehicles are believed to be in line to upgrade "Prince Bishops" services 20/20A/X20. This batch of vehicles are fitted with free customer Wi-Fi, three-pin power sockets and USB connections and Next Stop audio-visual announcements. Internally; 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.
May 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has received "Black Cats" branding. "Black Cats" is the new brand identity being introduced to encompass a variety of different frequent services in and around the city of Sunderland, promoting the cheap and competitively priced day and weekly tickets available for travel in the city (£3.65 for a day ticket, and £12.15 for a weekly ticket).
May 2017 Go North East
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.
May 2010 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Washington Depot to Deptford, where it will see allocation to "Silver Arrows" services 2A/2C and "Laser" service 35, to compare against the Mercedes Citaro vehicles allocated to these services.
May 2015 Go North East
Ahead of its entry into service, this vehicle has been branded as "Red Kite", with sub-branding for services 45/46.