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
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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
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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
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This vehicle has transferred from Riverside Depot to Chester-le-Street, to be trialled on "Angel" service 21 (Newcastle - Durham).
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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
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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.
January 2017 Go North East
Following the cascade of Scania N94UD/East Lancs OmniDekka 6132 (YN04 GJF) from Stanley Depot to Percy Main, this vehicle has transferred from Percy Main to Stanley in exchange, providing a replacement for a Volvo Olympian/Northern Counties Palatine 2 withdrawn due to not complying with DDA / PSVAR regulations.
January 2008 Go North East
This vehicle has received "Washington Street Shuttle" branding, for the local minibus services operating out of Washington Depot.
January 2017 Go North East
Following the use of 3822 (S822 OFT) on a small excursion hosted by Go North East on 31st December 2016 to commemorate the ending of mainstream Olympian operation, allowing enthusiasts to ride a Volvo Olympian one last time, and take some final photographs of the type at locations commonly served by the type in the lead up to its withdrawal from the fleet, this vehicle has been withdrawn from... see more
January 2015 Go North East
Ahead of upcoming service changes, this vehicle has lost its special centenary livery, having been repainted into a plain purple base livery.