Go North East Fleet Go North East's 8309
June 2017 Go North East
Following repaint, this vehicle has transferred from Deptford Depot to Riverside. At Riverside, it will operate services 67 (Metrocentre - Wardley) and 69 (Winlaton - Wardley).
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 "Recharge your batteries | Many of our buses have power sockets on board"
April 2016 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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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 Peter Barclay
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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.
November 2013 Go North East Photograph by Andrew Lancaster
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Following the introduction of new Wright Streetlite vehicles on "Drifter" service 60 (Sunderland - Parkside), this vehicle has been repainted into a purple base livery. It will be re-allocated to service 39 (Pennywell - Doxford Park), and fall under the "SimpliCity" brand.
November 2013 Go North East
Following the entry into service of new Wright Streetlite vehicles at Deptford Depot on "Drifter" service 60, this vehicle has been de-branded and as such no longer carries "Drifter" branding.
July 2009 Go North East Photograph by Peter Barclay
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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.
July 2007 Go North East
This vehicle has gained "Angel" branding.
July 2007 Go North East
This vehicle has received "Angel" branding.
July 2008 Go North East
Following service changes effective Sunday 30th March 2008, this vehicle has received "Pink Panthers" branding. This brand name was first used on a fleet of Optare Solos from Chester-le-Street to operate new service D4 in Durham starting 2 October 2006. The service was unsuccessful and withdrawn on 31 December 2006. The small fleet of pink Solos were sent to Percy Main, a big user of the... see more
July 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 should act as a spare vehicle for services allocated Optare Versas which do not have any premium features such as Wi-Fi and Next Stop Announcements (such as services 67/69 and 88/88A).