Go North East Fleet Archive Go North East's 8247
October 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has been sold for scrap to Alpha Recovery, Weetslade.
April 2017 Go North East
In line with the gradual cascade of Scania L94UB/Wright Solars 4961 - 4965 to Riverside's Driver Training fleet following the completion of modifications at Thornton Brothers, Ashington, this vehicle has been withdrawn from service.
January 2008 Go North East Photograph by Ian Hignett
http://www.flickr.com/photos/28976745@N07/8812933886/
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 Photograph by Peter Barclay
http://www.flickr.com/photos/27204054@N07/5117156399/
Prior to new branding being launched and this vehicle's cascade to Gateshead Depot, it has been repainted into a plain maroon base livery.
April 2007 Go North East
This vehicle has been repainted into a purple cream base livery, and has also received "The Drifter" branding, for services 60 (Sunderland - Seaham - Parkside) and 61 (Sunderland - Murton).
April 2011 Go North East
This vehicle has entered service at Washington Depot.
April 2008 Go North East
Prior to new branding being launched, this vehicle has been repainted into a plain pink base livery.
April 2015 Go North East
This vehicle, which carries a white base livery, has arrived into the Go North East fleet, and is currently being prepared for service at Saltmeadows Road Depot. This vehicle, and the other three in the batch, are amongst some of the final dealer stock Volvo B9TL/Wright Eclipse Gemini 2s available, with the majority of other dealer stock Wright bodied Volvo B9TLs now having been acquired by bus... see more