Arriva North East Fleet Arriva North East's 1406
June 2020 Arriva North East Photograph by stuart phin
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Arriva North East's Darlington-based bus driver Steve Foster unexpectedly died overnight on Wednesday, June 10. The 54-year-old, who had worked in the region for almost three decades, regularly drove service X1. This bus, which was once branded as "The Best One" for service X1, was regularly driven by Steve. To mark his passing, this bus has been dedicated to Steve Foster, being named after him and also emblazoned with a rainbow.
January 2020 Arriva North East
This vehicle has returned to full service at Darlington, having previously been in a reserve capacity.
June 2018 Arriva North East Photograph by Carlisle Bus Group
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The temporary transfer of service work to Stockton has come to an end and returned to its home depot, therefore this vehicle has transferred from Stockton Depot to Darlington.
April 2018 Arriva North East Photograph by Tony Kuy
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This vehicle has transferred from Darlington to Stockton.
March 2016 Arriva North East
This vehicle has gained generic "MAX" branding.
March 2016 Arriva North East
This vehicle has gained generic "MAX" branding.
March 2016 Arriva North East Photograph by Matthew Jimmison
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This vehicle has moved from Darlington (Under Repair) to Darlington, having returned to service after being refurbished and repainted to "MAX" specification.
February 2016 Arriva North East Photograph by Cobalt271
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This vehicle has moved from Darlington to Darlington (Under Repair), whilst being refurbished and repainted to "MAX" specification.
July 2017 Arriva North East
With this batch of buses having been officially unveiled at Ashington Leisure Centre by local MP Ian Lavery on July 21st 2017, this vehicle has now entered service at Ashington Depot.
July 2017 Arriva North East
This vehicle has received "MAX" branding, with sub-branding for service 308 (Blyth - Whitley Bay - Coast Road - Newcastle). The combined 'up to every 7 minute' frequency with the "MAX" 306 service is promoted in the branding.
July 2017 Arriva North East
With this batch of buses having been officially unveiled at Ashington Leisure Centre by local MP Ian Lavery on July 21st 2017, this vehicle has now entered service at Ashington Depot.
July 2017 Arriva North East
This vehicle, which carries a two-tone blue base livery, has arrived into the Arriva North East fleet. It is currently being prepared for service at Ashington Depot. Representing an investment of approximately £2.9m, this batch of vehicles have been ordered to replace the older ADL Enviro400s currently allocated to "Sapphire" services X21/X22 (Newbiggin - Ashington - Newcastle).... see more