Go North East Fleet Archive Go North East's 9160
August 2010 Go North East
This vehicle has been returned to Dawson Rentals.
August 2010 Go North East
Following the entry into service of nine new Optare Versas on the "QuayLink" Q1/Q2 contract after a launch on Tuesday 10th August 2010, this vehicle has been withdrawn from service at Saltmeadows Road Depot.
July 2010 Go North East
This vehicle has entered service at Saltmeadows Road Depot, on "QuayLink" services Q1/Q2.
July 2010 Go North East Photograph by Ray Parnaby Bus Stop Photos
http://www.flickr.com/photos/60503103@N02/18686814084/
Pending delivery of nine yellow Optare Versas, with engines to the state of the art Euro V EEV (Enhanced Environmental Vehicle) specification, which are to be deployed on the recently awarded "QuayLink" contract (which was previously operated by Stagecoach North East with Designline Olymbus diesel-electric hybrid vehicles manufactured in New Zealand), this vehicle has arrived at Saltmeadows Road Depot, and is currently undergoing preparation for service. The operation of "QuayLink" services Q1/Q2 transfers on 18th July 2010, which is when this vehicle will enter service.
April 2007 Go North East
This vehicle has been repainted into a purple cream base livery, and has also received "The Drifter" branding, for services 60 (Sunderland - Seaham - Parkside) and 61 (Sunderland - Murton).
April 2016 Go North East
This vehicle has received the orange variant of the revised "Loop" branding.
April 2016 Go North East
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.
April 2011 Go North East
This vehicle has entered service at Washington Depot.