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new Optare Versas on the "QuayLink" Q1/Q2 contract after a launch on Tuesday 10th August 2010, this vehicle has been withdrawn from service at Saltmeadows Road Depot.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.
November 2013 Go North East
Prior to transfer to Chester-le-Street Depot; this vehicle has received "Lambton Worm" branding, with sub-branding for services 34/34A.
November 2013 Go North East
Following the introduction of new Wright Streetlite vehicles on "Drifter" service 60 (Sunderland - Parkside), this vehicle has been repainted into a purple base livery. It will be re-allocated to service 39 (Pennywell - Doxford Park), and fall under the "SimpliCity" brand.
November 2013 Go North East
This vehicle has entered service at Gateshead Depot, on "Citylink" service 58, replacing the older articulated Mercedes Citaro vehicles previously allocated to the service. This bus also features free passenger Wi-Fi and Next Stop Announcements.
November 2013 Go North East
This vehicle has entered service at Gateshead Depot, on "Citylink" service 58, replacing the older articulated Mercedes Citaro vehicles previously allocated to the service. This bus also features free passenger Wi-Fi and Next Stop Announcements.