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June 2017 Go North East
Having carried the East Durham variant of the "indiGo" branding since transferring to Percy Main from Peterlee back in March, this vehicle has now had the East Durham variant stripped and replaced by the North Tyne variant.
March 2017 Go North East
Following the transfer of Optare Solo M710SE/Optare 707 (WK58 EAF) from Deptford to Peterlee to operate "indiGo East Durham" service 206; this vehicle has transferred from Peterlee Depot to Percy Main, 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, hence increasing the PVR of the minibus network at Percy Main.
September 2015 Go North East
This vehicle has been fitted with free customer Wi-Fi.
August 2015 Go North East Photograph by R855 PRG
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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 Peterlee Depot.
July 2015 Go North East
Prior to entering service, this vehicle has received "indiGo" branding for the local network of services operating out of Peterlee Depot.
July 2015 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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This vehicle, which carries a plain pink 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 £1,800,000, Go North East has ordered fourteen Optare Solo SR minibuses to be launched on the "East Durham" network of services at Peterlee Depot. The services will be re-branded as "indiGo", promoting connections to Durham, Sunderland, Newcastle, Middlesbrough and beyond. These brand new buses 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. They are also fitted with free passenger Wi-Fi and Next Stop Announcements.
July 2007 Go North East
This vehicle has gained "Angel" branding.
July 2007 Go North East
This vehicle has received "Highwayman" branding. This brand identity encompasses services 95/96 (Newcastle - Gateshead - Lobley Hill - Dunston - MetroCentre), 97 (Newcastle - Gateshead - Lobley Hill - Whickham - Fellside Park - Swalwell - MetroCentre) and 98/X98 (Whickham - Newcastle). The brand refers to a legend from the Lobley Hill area, where all of these services operate. The story... see more
July 2017 Go North East
Prior to returning to service at Riverside Depot; this vehicle has received "The Crusader" branding, with sub-branding for service 27 (South Shields - Newcastle).
July 2007 Go North East
This vehicle has been repainted into a plain yellow base livery.