Go North East Fleet Archive Go North East's 9098
June 2017 Go North East
Following a period of use at Go North East on demonstration, this vehicle has been returned to Alexander Dennis.
May 2017 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
http://www.flickr.com/photos/83823112@N03/34923916161/
This vehicle has transferred from Chester-le-Street Depot to Crook, for a week-long trial on "The Castles Express" service X21 (Newcastle - Bishop Auckland), to compare against the Wright StreetDecks allocated to this service.
May 2017 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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This vehicle has entered service at Chester-le-Street Depot, and will be trialled on "Angel" service 21 (Newcastle - Durham).
May 2017 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
http://www.flickr.com/photos/83823112@N03/34059032573/
Following a period of use in November and December 2016, this vehicle has returned to Go North East for further demonstration trials. The vehicle will first be allocated to "Angel" service 21, as a continuation to the original trial, to evaluate suitability compared to the current allocation of Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 bodied Volvo B5LHs.
December 2016 Go North East
Following a period of use at Go North East on demonstration, this vehicle has been returned to Alexander Dennis.
November 2016 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
http://www.flickr.com/photos/83823112@N03/30968458560/
This vehicle has transferred from Riverside Depot to Chester-le-Street, to be trialled on "Angel" service 21 (Newcastle - Durham).
November 2016 Go North East Photograph by Gary James Mitchelhill
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This vehicle has entered service at Riverside Depot, and is being trialled on "Tyne Tees Xpress" services X9/X10 (Newcastle - Middlesbrough).
November 2016 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
http://www.flickr.com/photos/83823112@N03/31063709011/
Having recently been displayed at the Euro Bus Expo 2016 at the NEC in Birmingham, this vehicle has now been acquired by Go North East for a two-week demonstration period. Allocated fleet number 9098 in Go North East's fleet, the company is the first in the country to receive this demonstrator vehicle, having been delivered with just 1000 miles on the odometer. During its first week with Go North East; the vehicle will be allocated to "Tyne Tees Xpress" services X9/X10, to evaluate suitability compared to the current allocation of Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 bodied Volvo B9TLs. During its second week with Go North East; the vehicle will be allocated to "Angel" service 21, to evaluate suitability compared to the current allocation of Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 bodied Volvo B5LHs.
June 2007 Go North East
This vehicle has been repainted into a plain yellow base livery, and has also received "Blaydon Racers" branding, for services 10/11 (Rowlands Gill / Blackhall Mill - Rockwood Hill - Crawcrook - Blaydon - MetroCentre - Newcastle City Centre) and 31/32 (Winlaton - Blaydon - Newcastle Business Park - Swalwell - Dunston - Newcastle).
June 2007 Go North East
This vehicle has been repainted into a plain yellow base livery.
June 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.
June 2015 Go North East
This vehicle has been repainted into a plain yellow base livery. Following funding withdrawals from Newcastle City Council and Gateshead Council, the future of the "QuayLink" services (which Go North East operates under contract to Nexus) was unknown. It was announced earlier this year that Go North East has stepped in to save the "QuayLink", and, from 26th July 2015, will... see more