Go North East Fleet Archive Go North East's 8260
May 2016 Go North East
This vehicle has been sold for scrap to Trevor Wigley & Son Bus Ltd, Barnsley.
January 2016 Go North East Photograph by Guy Park-Royal
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Although originally expected to be withdrawn on Monday 18th January 2016, the CB1 shuttle service operated for an extended period until Monday 25th January 2016 and this vehicle continued to see use for a further few days following the withdrawal of the CB1 shuttle service. It has now been withdrawn from service at Riverside Depot, and has now been moved to Saltmeadows Road Depot whilst awaiting disposal.
January 2016 Go North East Photograph by Guy Park-Royal
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With Transbus MPD/Transbus Mini Pointer 563 (NK53 TLN) having been deployed on the new ASDA A1/A2/A3 contract, this vehicle has been temporarily reinstated at Riverside Depot to operate the CB1 shuttle bus, which is in operation between the St Andrews Drive stop at Chowdene and Sainsburys. The shuttle service is in operation until Monday 18th January 2016, for the duration of the footbridge closure.
January 2016 Go North East
Having previously been in storage at Deptford Depot following withdrawal, this vehicle has now been moved to Saltmeadows Road Depot whilst awaiting disposal.
December 2015 Go North East
Following the arrival of Wright Renown bodied Volvo B10BLEs from other depots at Deptford, this vehicle has been withdrawn from service at Deptford Depot.
May 2008 Go North East Photograph by Carlisle Bus Group
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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. Following repaint, it also transferred from Deptford Depot to Percy Main.
April 2011 Go North East
This vehicle has received "Cobalt Clipper" branding, with sub-branding for services 309/310.
April 2016 Go North East
Ahead of upcoming service changes, due to commence from Sunday 22nd May 2016, which will see "SimpliCity" service 2 reduced to a 15-minute frequency, this vehicle has had the frequency on the cant rail revised to reflect the new frequency.
April 2016 Go North East
This vehicle has had its sub-branding for "Fast Cats" services X35/X36 removed.
April 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has returned to service at Deptford Depot, where it will be allocated to "Wear Xpress" service X5 (Sunderland - Hartlepool).