Arriva North East Fleet Arriva North East's 1531
September 2015 Arriva North East Photograph by Matthew Jimmison
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This vehicle has received "Sapphire" branding, with sub-branding for service 6.
August 2015 Arriva North East Photograph by Stuart Phin
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This vehicle has entered service at Belmont Depot.
June 2015 Arriva North East Photograph by
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This vehicle is one of a batch of ten VDL SB200/Wright Pulsar 2 vehicles which has been acquired by Arriva North East from the North West division (where it previously carried fleet number 3120). It is currently undergoing repaint and refurbishment to "Sapphire" specification at Thornton Brothers, Ashington. It is thought that this batch of vehicles will be allocated to service 6 at Belmont Depot, which is in-line to be upgraded to "Sapphire" specification.
October 2016 Arriva North East
Ahead of the "Frequenta" brand being launched on service 15 at Stockton, this vehicle has been repainted into Arriva's corporate livery, minus the cowhorn.
October 2015 Arriva North East
This vehicle has gained generic "MAX" branding.
October 2016 Arriva North East
This vehicle has received "MAX" branding, with sub-branding for service X16 (Newcastle - Morpeth - Kirkhill).
October 2016 Arriva North East
With the allocation of "Frequenta" service 63 being split between VDL SB200/Wright Pulsar 2 and Temsa Avenue vehicles, the latter type require repaint following the recent repainting and branding of the former type. This vehicle has now been treated to a partial repaint which sees the removal of the cowhorn from the normal corporate livery, prior to gaining "Frequenta"... see more