Arriva North East Fleet Arriva North East's 4661
November 2016 Arriva North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
Arriva North East has teamed up with Stagecoach, Northumberland County Council and Cumbria County Council to bring customers a brand new and improved 685 service between Newcastle, Corbridge, Hexham, Haltwhistle, Brampton and Carlisle. As part of the improvements to service 685; a new brand (Cross Pennine) has been designed by Best Impressions, which this vehicle has now gained following repaint. It has also been refurbished internally. Unlike the other vehicles refurbished for the service, this vehicle's leather seats do not feature the harrier bird and Cross Pennine logo. As part of the vehicle's refurbishment, it has been fitted with free customer Wi-Fi as well as USB power sockets.
January 2019 Arriva North East
In order to remove the branded spare vehicle from Belmont's fleet allocation and to aid flexibility of allocations to "Sapphire" specification services at the depot, this vehicle has had its sub-branding for service 6 stripped.
January 2019 Arriva North East
In order to provide the depot with more flexibility for vehicle allocation; this vehicle has had its "Frequenta" branding, as well as sub-branding for service 64, stripped.
January 2017 Arriva North East
This vehicle has transferred from Ashington Depot to Jesmond.
January 2018 Arriva North East
Between January 6th 2018 and January 14th 2018, Network Rail engineers will renew 19 units of 'switches and crossings' which are part of the complicated track layout at Newcastle. As such, Northern services usually running from Newcastle to Carlisle are instead starting from/terminating at Metrocentre, with rail replacement bus services in operation between Newcastle and Metrocentre,... see more