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January 2018 Go North East
Following the cascade of Optare Solo SR M890/Optare 648 (NL63 XZV) from Stanley Depot to Riverside, this vehicle has transferred from Riverside Depot to Deptford in exchange for Optare Solo SR M890/Optare 628 (NK61 DBZ) which is now allocated to Riverside. It aims to allow fleet numbers of minibuses to be consecutively numbered, following the transfer of similar Optare Solo SR M900/Optare 637 (NK12 HCD) to Deptford to operate the Nexus-secured 516 service between South Shields and South Tyneside Hospital.
April 2017 Go North East Photograph by neilharrison
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Following the completion of the repainting programme for the former "Venture" branded minibuses cascaded to Percy Main; this vehicle has transferred from Percy Main Depot to Riverside, enabling the cascade and withdrawal of further Transbus MPD/Transbus Mini Pointer vehicles from the fleet.
March 2017 Go North East
In line with service changes which have seen Nexus-secured service 353 revised to operate commercially and part of Percy Main's "indiGo North Tyne" network as an extension of service 42, this vehicle has transferred from Riverside Depot to Percy Main. At Percy Main; this vehicle will allow two of the existing spare "indiGo" branded Optare Solo SR M890/Optare vehicles to instead form part of the PVR of the "indiGo North Tyne" 40/41/42/42A services, with this vehicle instead becoming the spare.
February 2017 Go North East Photograph by Tony Kuy
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Ahead of upcoming service changes which will see Nexus-secured service 353 revised to operate commercially and part of Percy Main's "indiGo North Tyne" network as an extension of service 42; this vehicle has been repainted into Go North East's new corporate livery, having previously carried "Nexus" branding. This example carries the tagline "Our buses run 35 million miles a year - that's like going to the moon and back 72 times"
February 2015 Go North East
All of Saltmeadows Road's operations have transferred to Riverside Depot, which has resulted in the transfer of this vehicle from Saltmeadows Road Depot to Riverside. It is not yet known what the future will hold for Saltmeadows Road Depot, but maintenance and repairs, repaints and re-trims, and the storage of new vehicles, is still expected to be held at Saltmeadows Road Depot for the foreseeable future.
September 2012 Go North East Photograph by Tony Kuy
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This vehicle has entered service at Saltmeadows Road Depot.
August 2012 Go North East
Ahead of its entry into service, this vehicle has received "Nexus" branding. Whilst it does not carry specific sub-branding, this vehicle should remain allocated to service 353, owing to a higher capacity being contractually required on this service.
August 2012 Go North East
This vehicle, which carries a grey and red base livery, has arrived into the Go North East fleet, and is currently being prepared for service at Saltmeadows Road Depot. It will be allocated to Saltmeadows Road Depot's low-cost unit comprising of Nexus-secured services.
August 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has received the tagline "Stay Connected | Many of our buses have free WiFi on board"
August 2015 Go North East
Armed with a pair of scissors and dressed in his very own bus driver uniform; 11-year-old schoolboy Peter Witham landed his dream job thanks to a heart-felt letter to Go North East's Managing Director, and cut the ribbon at a publicity launch at Crimdon Dene to declare the 14 brand new indiGo buses officially open for business. Following the publicity launch, this vehicle entered service at... see more
August 2013 Go North East
After 11 months of the experimental OK1 service operating; Go North East extended the service from Darlington to Middlesbrough, providing a direct bus link from the Wear Valley area, and to attract new users. The service was revised to terminate at Bishop Auckland northbound, as this corridor faced the biggest competition with Arriva North East, and just four journeys per day started/terminated at... see more
August 2012 Go North East
Ahead of impending cascade, this vehicle has been repainted into a green and yellow base livery, later gaining "Angel" branding.