Arriva North East Fleet Arriva North East's 1483
February 2020 Arriva North East
This vehicle has received exhaust modifications, increasing the Euro standard of this bus from Euro 5 to Euro 6.
December 2018 Arriva North East Photograph by Tony Kuy
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This vehicle has received sub-branding for "MAX" service X12 (Middlesbrough - Newcastle).
October 2018 Arriva North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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As a result of the inward transfer of four Volvo B7TL/Wright Eclipse Gemini at Jesmond for use on "MAX" service 306, this vehicle has been released for transfer to Belmont Depot for use on "MAX" service X12. Its sub-branding for service 306 has been stripped.
July 2017 Arriva North East Photograph by dbp dearingbuspix
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This vehicle has received "MAX" branding, with sub-branding for service 306 (Whitley Bay - Tynemouth - North Shields - Coast Road - Newcastle). The combined 'up to every 7 minute' frequency with the "MAX" 308 service is promoted in the branding.
April 2017 Arriva North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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Following the completion of repaint and refurbishment to "MAX" specification, this vehicle has returned to service at Jesmond Depot.
February 2017 Arriva North East
This vehicle has moved from Jesmond to Jesmond (Under Repair), whilst being refurbished and repainted to "MAX" specification. It is thought that "Coastliner" services 306/308 are both being upgraded to "MAX" specification. The existing Volvo B5LH/Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 allocation will be retained on service 308, but service 306 will be revised to operate with VDL SB200/Wright Pulsar 2 vehicles, with the existing "Coastliner" branded Wright Streetlite DF/Wright Streetlite Max Micro-Hybrid allocation deployed elsewhere.
November 2018 Arriva North East
This vehicle has transferred from Jesmond Depot to Blyth, in order to replace Volvo B7TL/Wright Eclipse Gemini 7410 (LG52 DDJ) which has transferred in the opposite direction.
November 2016 Arriva North East
This vehicle has received a special promotional livery to support the Royal British Legion's Poppy Appeal.
November 2015 Arriva North East
This vehicle has been sold to Yorkshire Tiger.
November 2019 Arriva North East
Following the end of the summer peak vehicle requirement in Whitby; this vehicle has transferred from Redcar Depot to Darlington, for use on the Polar Express Park & Ride service that will be in operation in the lead up to Christmas.