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June 2017 Go North East
Following the entry into service of new Wright Streetlites on "Black Cats" services 2/2A and 39, this vehicle has transferred from Deptford Depot to Riverside. At Riverside, this vehicle will act as a temporary replacement for VDL SB120/Wright Merit 8266 (NK04 ZNE), which has been withdrawn having sustained defects uneconomical to repair. The Metrocentre Shuttle S1 service is due to be withdrawn from Sunday 23rd July and replaced by an extended X66 service on a lower frequency, when this vehicle will be cascaded to operate services 67 (Metrocentre - Wardley) and 69 (Winlaton - Wardley) at Riverside.
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June 2017 Go North East
In line with the entry into service of new Wright Streetlites on services 2/2A; this vehicle, which was previously allocated to these services and branded as "SimpliCity", has been repainted into Go North East's corporate livery. This example carries the tagline "It's our fantastic people - all 2000 of them - that make the wheels on our buses go round and round"
April 2016 Go North East Photograph by Peter Barclay
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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.
February 2015 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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Following service revisions in Sunderland last month which saw a number of changes to service and consequent re-allocations, this vehicle has gained "SimpliCity" branding, with sub-branding for services 2/2A.
October 2013 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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Ahead of the introduction of new Wright Streetlite vehicles on "Drifter" service 60 (Sunderland - Parkside), this vehicle has been repainted into a purple base livery. It is expected that once the new vehicles enter service on service 60, this vehicle will be re-allocated to service 39 (Pennywell - Doxford Park), and will fall under the "SimpliCity" brand.
July 2009 Go North East
This vehicle has entered service at Deptford Depot on "Drifter" service 60.
July 2009 Go North East
Ahead of its entry into service; this vehicle has received "Drifter" branding, with sub-branding for service 60.
July 2009 Go North East
This vehicle, which carries a plain green base livery, has arrived into the Go North East fleet, and is currently being prepared for service at Saltmeadows Road Depot. It is of 'Gold Standard' specification; featuring full CCTV coverage and recording, information screens, and comfortable seats for all including priority seating with a wheelchair bay for elderly and disabled customers.
May 2017 Go North East
Upcoming service changes in May will see the "Toon Link" brand encompass services 6, X30/X31 and X70/X71 with a mixed allocation of Scania OmniCitys and Scania OmniDekkas. This vehicle has consequently received "Toon Link" branding, following repaint.
May 2016 Go North East
This vehicle has entered service at Deptford Depot, on "Prince Bishops" services 20/20A/X20 (South Shields - Durham).
May 2007 Go North East
This vehicle has been repainted into a plain yellow base livery.
May 2017 Go North East
Following a recent £2.8 million investment in 30 smart new Mercedes minibuses for Stagecoach's town services in Ashford, Go North East has acquired this similar Mercedes Sprinter minibus for a four-week trial in their fleet, numbered 9097. Stagecoach announced the launch of the high-spec minibus service, effective Sunday 12th February and branded ‘little & often’, which... see more