Arriva North East Fleet Arriva North East's 1532
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.
July 2015 Arriva North East Photograph by Matthew Jimmison
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This vehicle has entered service at Belmont Depot.
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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 3121). 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 2018 Arriva North East
This vehicle has transferred from Belmont Depot to Blyth. Its sub-branding for service X12 (Middlesbrough - Newcastle) has been removed.
October 2017 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
October 2018 Arriva North East
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. It still presently retains sub-branding for service 306.
October 2016 Arriva North East
This vehicle has received "The Great North Road Routes" branding, promoting the combined 7-minute frequency of services 43/44/45 between Newcastle City Centre, Gosforth, Regent Centre and Wideopen. As part of the upgrade, this vehicle has also been fitted with free passenger Wi-Fi.