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March 2018 Go North East Photograph by C522LJR
This vehicle has entered service at Stanley Depot. Of the batch of thirteen former Go-Ahead London Volvo B9TL/Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 vehicles to be acquired by Go North East, six are to be branded for the "Toon Link" X70/X71 services, while the remaining seven are to carry Go North East's corporate livery. Three of the examples in Go North East's corporate livery are to be allocated to services 15/15A, and the remaining four act as spare vehicles for the double-deck services based at Stanley.
February 2018 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
Prior to entering service at Go North East, this vehicle has received Go North East's corporate livery. This example has been fitted with the tagline, "It's our fantastic people - all 2000 of them - that make the wheels on our buses go round and round"
February 2018 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
This vehicle has been delivered to Go North East, following internal refurbishment and repaint into Go North East's corporate base livery at Bus & Coach World, Blackburn.
November 2017 Go North East
New in October 2012, this vehicle was previously with Go-Ahead London General as fleet number WVL497 at Putney Garage.It was recently displaced from Go-Ahead London's fleet and purchased by Go North East, in line with the contract for service 22 (Putney Common - Oxford Circus) being retained by London General with a new allocation of 22 Hybrid double-deck vehicles (a mixture of new Volvo B5LH/MCV EvoSeti plus existing examples already in the fleet), from 21st October 2017.Representing an investment of over £1.5 million, 13 of these buses (WVL496 - WVL508) have now been acquired by Go North East. They will be refurbished and repainted at Bus & Coach World, Blackburn, prior to assimilation into Go North East's fleet.As part of the refurbishment at Bus & Coach World, Blackburn, the entire batch will undergo exterior repaint, centre door conversion, fitment of an entrance door ramp, seats re-trimmed including extra padding, seat legs, hand grabs and hand poles repainted, buggy bay created, with free customer Wi-Fi and new white LED destination displays also fitted.Mechanically, this entire batch of buses have been fitted with a new Ecolife campaigned gearbox.
March 2016 Go North East
Ahead of its entry into service, this vehicle has received "Tynedale Links" branding.
March 2007 Go North East
This vehicle has been repainted into a plain lilac base livery, and has also received "Cross Tyne" branding for services 9 (Sunderland - Wallsend) and 9A (Sunderland - North Shields).
March 2008 Go North East
This vehicle has received "The Centurion" branding, with sub-branding for services 75/76 and 85/86. This brand was first introduced to Percy Main services 305, 315/316 and 325/326 using Dennis Dart MPD, Dennis Dart SPD and Dennis Lance SLF/Wright Pathfinders in standard livery with logos applied, but a re-launch of the brand coincides with service changes effective 30th March 2008. As... see more
March 2011 Go North East
Presently retaining "Route 19" branding; this vehicle has transferred from Percy Main Depot to Deptford, in exchange for Dennis SPD/Transbus Super Pointers 8238 - 8241 which will be allocated to service 19 instead.