Go North East Fleet Archive Go North East's 9097
July 2017 Go North East
Following a period of use at Go North East on demonstration, this vehicle has been returned to Evobus.
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Following use on the temporary shuttle bus, numbered S25, in Eighton Banks and Wrekenton, this vehicle has transferred from Riverside Depot to Hexham. It will be allocated to "Tynedale Links" services X81/185/681 to compare against the low-carbon emission Optare Solo SRs currently allocated to these services, as originally planned when it was previously allocated to Hexham.
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Although not used at Hexham Depot during its time allocated there; this vehicle has transferred from Hexham Depot to Riverside, where it will see allocation to a free shuttle bus in operation between Monday 15th May and Friday 19th May, due to the X25 service being diverted between Wrekenton and Portobello as a result of a road closure at Eighton Banks. During this time, the X25 service will divert via Long Bank, A1 on-slip, A1, A1 off-slip and Mill House roundabout, with Newcastle bound services diverting from Portobello onto A1, Eighton Lodge roundabout and Long Bank to Wrekenton. The shuttle bus will run between Wrekenton Bus Link and Mill House Roundabout, connecting with the diverted X25 service.
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This vehicle has transferred from Riverside Depot to Hexham, where it, following installation of a new Ticketer ticket machine, will be allocated to "Tynedale Links" services X81/185/681 to compare against the low-carbon emission Optare Solo SRs currently allocated to these services.
May 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has entered service at Riverside Depot, and used on a Private Hire function.
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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 will provide buses every five or six minutes along routes serving the hospital, town centre/rail station, Kennington and Park Farm.
September 2015 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Crook Depot to Percy Main, where it will see allocation to "Cobalt Clipper" services 309/310, providing a comparison against the GKN flywheel modified Volvo B9TL/Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 vehicle on these services.
September 2012 Go North East
Ahead of impending cascade, this vehicle has been de-branded and as such no longer carries "Red Arrows" branding.
September 2016 Go North East
This vehicle has been repainted into a plain pink base livery. Once prepared for service; this vehicle will be allocated to Washington Depot, and the recently introduced "indiGo" brand will be expanded to encompass services 85/86.
September 2014 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Riverside Depot to Deptford, on temporary loan, as a replacement for Volvo B7TL/Plaxton President 6042 (V306 LGC), which recently transferred to Deptford Depot with outstanding defects which need to be repaired at Riverside.