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.
March 2008 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Deptford Depot to Percy Main, and has received "Wallsend Links" branding. This brand is being launched in line with service changes effective 30th March 2008. As part of these changes, which coincides with a large cash investment into new buses, service 305 (Newcastle - Hadrian Park - Wallsend) will be replaced by "Citylink" service 58... see more
March 2016 Go North East
This vehicle has received the revised "Tynedale Links" branding, in line with the launch of the new Optare Solo SR minibuses on some of the "Tynedale Links" network of services.
March 2008 Go North East
This vehicle has received "Coaster" branding for service 1 (Gateshead - Newcastle - Byker - Wallsend - Whitley Bay).
March 2007 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Washington Depot to Chester-le-Street.