Go North East Fleet Go North East's 6918
July 2018 Go North East Photograph by Adam Nicholson
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This vehicle has entered service within the Special Events Fleet based at Deptford Terrace, seeing allocation to the Park & Ride services in operation for the Sunderland Tall Ships 2018 event, covering sites at Deptford Terrace, Downhill, Herrington Country Park, Fulwell and Stadium of Light.
July 2018 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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Following preparation for service, including fitment of a new ticket machine and large "Park & Ride" vinyls covering the old rollerblind destination displays, this vehicle has now been allocated to the Special Events Fleet and is now in storage at Deptford Terrace pending the commencement of the Sunderland Tall Ships contracted services.
May 2018 Go North East Photograph by Gary James Mitchelhill
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Previously with Go-Ahead London Central as fleet number WVL269, this vehicle has now joined the Go North East fleet. Numbered separately from other double-deck vehicles in the fleet; it is one of a batch of 34 in the process of being amalgamated into the Go North East fleet, for exclusive use over the summer on Special Events and contracts (such as the Sunderland Tall Ships Park & Ride services). Members of the batch will only be retained in the fleet beyond summer if Go North East is awarded Miscellaneous Works Nexus contracts from September 2018. The batch of 19 WVL Volvo B7TLs have been released from Go-Ahead London following the loss of services 68 and 468 from 1st April 2018 to Abellio London and Arriva London South.
July 2016 Go North East
Originally added to commemorate the company's centenary year in 2013, this vehicle has had its 'Northern' fleet names stripped ahead of the introduction of a new company corporate livery.
July 2015 Go North East
This vehicle has been repainted into a plain yellow base livery. Following funding withdrawals from Newcastle City Council and Gateshead Council, the future of the "QuayLink" services (which Go North East operates under contract to Nexus) was unknown. It was announced earlier this year that Go North East has stepped in to save the "QuayLink", and, from 26th July 2015, will... see more
July 2008 Go North East
Following service changes effective Sunday 30th March 2008, this vehicle has received "Pink Panthers" branding. This brand name was first used on a fleet of Optare Solos from Chester-le-Street to operate new service D4 in Durham starting 2 October 2006. The service was unsuccessful and withdrawn on 31 December 2006. The small fleet of pink Solos were sent to Percy Main, a big user of the... see more
July 2012 Go North East
Ahead of the arrival of new Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 bodied Volvo B9TL vehicles for services X9/X10, this vehicle has been painted into a maroon base livery with a large gold 'X' painted towards the rear of the vehicle. It is believed that this vehicle will be retained at Gateshead Depot as a branded spare vehicle for "Tyne Tees Xpress" services X9/X10.