Go North East Fleet Go North East's 686
September 2016 Go North East Photograph by emdjt42
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This vehicle has entered service at Washington Depot on "indiGo" services 82, 82A, 82B and 83. To maximise the amount of mileage operated by these fuel-efficient vehicles which are eligible for an enhanced rate of BSOG payment, it will also be allocated to services 85 and 86 on evenings and Sundays.
September 2016 Go North East Photograph by Crusader: NK08 MXY, The 9: BJ10 VUS,
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Prior to entering service, this vehicle has received "indiGo" branding for the local network of services operating out of Washington Depot.
September 2016 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. It will be transferred to Washington Depot in due course. Representing an investment of approximately £950,000; Go North East has ordered seven Optare Solo SR minibuses to upgrade its 82/82A/82B/83 services, operating from Washington Depot. The services will be re-branded as "indiGo", similar to the batch of Optare Solo SR minibuses which entered service at Peterlee Depot in August 2015, and then the later batch which entered service at Percy Main Depot in March 2016. 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.
February 2017 Go North East
Prior to entering service, this vehicle has been repainted into Go North East's new corporate livery.
February 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has been sold for scrap to Alpha Recovery, Weetslade.
February 2009 Go North East
Following accident damage repairs, this vehicle has been repainted into a plain yellow base livery and has received "Yellow Bus" branding. It has also returned to service at Chester-le-Street Depot.
February 2007 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Gateshead Depot to Stanley, and has received sub-branding for the 43/44 services having received "The Diamond" branding whilst still based at Gateshead. The new branding replaces the temporary branding introduced to services 40, 43, 43A, 43B and 44 (vehicles wearing standard fleet livery with Stanley Shuttle vinyls applied), in line with the... see more