Go North East Fleet Go North East's 8247
January 2008 Go North East
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In line with service changes effective 27th January 2008, this vehicle has transferred from Deptford Depot to Gateshead. It has also been fitted with a new LED front destination display, but retains the flipdot side and rear displays. In addition, it has received "The Crusader" branding, with sub-branding for the new 27 service, which operates between Newcastle City Centre and South Shields, via Gateshead, Heworth, Hebburn and Jarrow.
December 2007 Go North East
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Prior to new branding being launched and this vehicle's cascade to Gateshead Depot, it has been repainted into a plain maroon base livery.
4 years ago Go North East
This vehicle has gained "Venture" branding.
2 years ago Go North East
Ahead of service changes in Sunderland due to commence later this month which will see "Silver Arrows" services 2A/2C and "SimpliCity" service 42 merged to form one service, being allocated thirteen "SimpliCity" branded Optare Versas, this vehicle has lost its "SimpliCity" branding, prior to its transfer out of Deptford Depot.
3 years ago Go North East
To allow Peterlee Depot to have an additional spare vehicle, this vehicle has transferred from Deptford Depot to Saltmeadows, for use on service 27X. This has resulted in the transfer of MPD 564 to Peterlee (which was previously based at Saltmeadows).
10 years ago Go North East
Prior to new branding being launched, this vehicle has been repainted into a plain pink base livery.