Arriva North East Fleet Archive Arriva North East's 1310
February 2018 Arriva North East Photograph by James' Bus Photos
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Due to poor mechanical condition and lacklustre reliability; this vehicle has been returned to Arriva Yorkshire, where it retains the same fleet number. It was internally refurbished with e-leather seating and repainted into the new Arriva fleet livery, whilst at Thornton Brothers, Ashington.
October 2017 Arriva North East
This vehicle has moved from Belmont to Belmont (Under Repair), whilst undergoing repaint at Thornton Brothers, Ashington.
July 2017 Arriva North East Photograph by Lee Calder
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In order to upgrade the 56/57/57A/86 group of services, this vehicle has entered service at Belmont Depot. Acting as direct replacements for the Optare Solos currently allocated to these services, the displaced minibuses are expected to cascade to Blyth Depot in order to allow for the withdrawal of the Mini Pointer Darts allocated to service 1.
June 2017 Arriva North East
This vehicle; which was previously with Arriva Yorkshire as 1310 in their fleet, has been acquired by Arriva North East. Retaining the same fleet number; this vehicle is currently undergoing preparation for service at Belmont Depot, prior to entering service.
January 2016 Arriva North East
Although not used in service, this bus officially remained in reserve capacity for the duration of its stay at Stockton Depot. It has now transferred to Blyth Depot.
January 2018 Arriva North East
This vehicle has been repainted into Arriva's new corporate livery. The company's new corporate identity, which includes a new logo and brighter colours, will be applied across the group in a phased introduction. The group said a 'cost effective and evolutionary approach' will be taken, which will see the new colours and livery rolled out from Q1 2017 as and when vehicles and... see more
January 2017 Arriva North East
Following temporary use at Jesmond after the completion of repairs, this vehicle has now returned to service at Redcar Depot.
January 2017 Arriva North East
This vehicle has received "Frequenta" branding, with generic "Frequent connections into Stockton" branding, enabling this vehicle to be used as a spare for both services 7 (Stockton - Yarm) and 15 (Roseworth - Stockton - Thornaby).