Go North East Fleet Go North East's 708
February 2018 Go North East
Following temporary loan to Stanley Depot, this vehicle has now returned to service at Chester-le-Street.
January 2018 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Chester-le-Street Depot to Stanley, on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages.
January 2018 Go North East
The operation of the Durham Cathedral Bus 40/40A/40B services has transferred from Stanley Depot to Chester-le-Street, following the award of further Durham County Council contracts from 28th January 2018. As such, this vehicle has also transferred from Stanley Depot to Chester-le-Street.
December 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has been fitted with a rear advertisement to promote contactless payments being available on Go North East's buses, similar to those fitted to the rear of the "Venture" branded Optare Solo SR M890 vehicles.
October 2017 Go North East
Reflecting changes to Durham County Council contracts; this vehicle has transferred from Peterlee Depot to Stanley, where it will join sister Optare Solo M710SE/Optare 706 (WK58 EAE) which is already allocated to the depot. With no preference of which vehicle should be allocated to which service, Stanley Depot has seen the additional requirement for two extra minibuses having been awarded with the five-year contract to operate the Durham Cathedral Bus 40/40A/40B services, previously operated by Stanley Travel.
March 2017 Go North East Photograph by Matthew Jimmison
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This vehicle has transferred from Deptford Depot to Peterlee.
March 2017 Go North East
Although intended to be allocated to Peterlee Depot for Nexus-secured service 168, this vehicle has entered service at Deptford Depot.
February 2017 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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Prior to entering service, this vehicle has been repainted into Go North East's new corporate livery.
February 2017 Go North East
Prior to entering service, this vehicle has had its seats re-trimmed into Go North East's standard blue 'Go' moquette.
February 2017 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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New to Western Greyhound of Summercourt as fleet number 703 in January 2009, this vehicle passed to Plymouth Citybus in December 2014 where it gained fleet number 208. This vehicle has now been acquired by Go North East, where it has received fleet number 708. It is currently undergoing preparation for service at Saltmeadows Road Depot.
February 2014 Go North East
This vehicle has entered service at Percy Main Depot on "Cobalt Clipper" service 309 (Newcastle - Blyth) and 310 (Newcastle - North Shields).
February 2007 Go North East
Ahead of transfer to Stanley Depot where this vehicle will be allocated to "The Diamond" services 43/44, this vehicle has gained "The Diamond" branding, albeit without sub-branding for the 43/44 services. Early expansion of the Go-Ahead Northern empire saw the acquisition of certain smaller competing bus operators in North East England, during the late 1980s and early 1990s.... see more
February 2007 Go North East
This vehicle has been repainted into Go North East's new red, yellow and blue 'swoop-style' fleet livery, and has also been fitted with new LED destination displays.
February 2008 Go North East
This vehicle has been repainted into a plain white base livery, providing spare coverage in the event of a branded vehicle being unavailable for service.