Go North East Fleet Go North East's 9084
February 2018 Go North East Photograph by aptyldsley
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This vehicle has entered service at Riverside Depot, seeing allocation to services 67 (Metrocentre - Wardley) and 69 (Winlaton - Wardley).
January 2018 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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This vehicle has been allocated to Riverside Depot, and is currently being used for driver familiarisation prior to entering service at Riverside Depot. It is intended to be allocated to services 67 (Wardley - Metrocentre) and 69 (Wardley - Winlaton), replacing HOptare Versa V1110/Optare 8307 (NK09 FVH) which currently serves this purpose at Riverside Depot.
January 2018 Go North East Photograph by emdjt42
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Prior to entering service, this vehicle has been fitted with advertisement frames and vinyls to complete the company's corporate livery. This example has received the tagline "Never miss your stop | Many of our buses have next stop screens and announcements".
January 2018 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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This vehicle was one of two new to Courtney Buses of Finchampstead in September 2014 for the 126 - 129 group of services, operating between Reading, Twyford and Wokingham. Thought to be returned to Optare in April 2015 owing to ongoing reliability issues, the pair have been used by Optare as demonstration/loan vehicles since. This example is thought not to have seen use since 2015, whereas sister YJ64 DZL has been slightly more active, seeing use with Richard Bros and latterly BL Travel. With "Lambton Worm" branded Optare Versa V1110/Optare 8303 (NK09 FCD) having sustained severe fire damage due to an electrical fault whilst operating the final journey of the day on "Lambton Worm" service 34A on 17th August 2017, Optare have supplied this vehicle as a courtesy vehicle on long-term loan to cover for it. Numbered 9084 in Go North East's fleet for the duration of its stay, it is expected to be allocated to Riverside Depot. It has additionally been repainted into Go North East's corporate livery, and will be treated like one of Go North East's own vehicles during its loan period, being fitted with standard fleet livery vinyls, advertisement frames, and a cab area assault screen, prior to entering service.
June 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Chester-le-Street Depot to Crook, on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages.
June 2007 Go North East
This vehicle has been repainted into a plain yellow base livery.
June 2015 Go North East
Following a number of publicity events to promote the investment into new vehicles for services 45 and 46, this vehicle has entered service at Stanley Depot on "Red Kite" services 45/46.
June 2017 Go North East
From Monday 5th June 2017, Go North East will operate a home-to-school contract on behalf of Durham County Council on an emergency basis. Numbered 5030, the service will operate from Chester-le-Street Depot. As such, this vehicle has transferred from Hexham Depot to Chester-le-Street, where it will see allocation to the new scholars service.