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new Optare Versas on the "QuayLink" Q1/Q2 contract after a launch on Tuesday 10th August 2010, this vehicle has been withdrawn from service at Saltmeadows Road Depot.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.
January 2008 Go North East
In line with service changes effective 27th January 2008, this vehicle has transferred from Deptford Depot to Gateshead. It has also been fitted with a new LED front destination display, but retains the flipdot side and rear displays. In addition, it has received "The Crusader" branding, with sub-branding for the new 27 service, which operates between Newcastle City Centre and South... see more
January 2015 Go North East
In line with a major network review in Sunderland commencing 25th January 2015; this vehicle is now allocated to "Laser" services 35/35A and 36, operating between Low Moorsley, Chester-le-Street, Houghton-le-Spring, Sunderland and Boldon Cinema. At the moment, it carries no route branding.
January 2014 Go North East
This vehicle has entered service at Deptford Depot on "Fab Fifty Six" service 56 (Sunderland - Newcastle).
January 2008 Go North East
In line with service changes effective 27th January 2008, this vehicle has transferred from Deptford Depot to Gateshead. It has also been fitted with a new LED front destination display, but retains the flipdot side and rear displays. In addition, it has received "The Crusader" branding, with sub-branding for the new 27 service, which operates between Newcastle City Centre and South... see more