Arriva North East Fleet Arriva North East's 7415
October 2018 Arriva North East Photograph by MCW 1987
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Following the inward transfer of four ADL Enviro 400s at Ashington for use primarily on "MAX" service X20, this vehicle has transferred from Ashington Depot to Jesmond, to be used primarily on "MAX" service 306.
January 2016 Arriva North East Photograph by Matthew Jimmison
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This vehicle has received "MAX" branding, with sub-branding for service X20 (Alnwick - Newcastle).
January 2016 Arriva North East
This vehicle has entered service at Ashington Depot.
January 2016 Arriva North East Photograph by Steven Hodgson, John Soutar and Mark McCann
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This vehicle has entered service at Ashington Depot.
November 2015 Arriva North East
This vehicle, which was previously with Arriva London as fleet number VLW125, has been acquired by Arriva North East. This vehicle is currently being converted to single-door configuration, as well as being repainted and refurbished to "MAX" specification at Thornton Brothers, Ashington. It is thought that this vehicle, amongst others, will be allocated to Ashington Depot, to upgrade service X20 (Newcastle - Alnwick) to "MAX" specification.
March 2018 Arriva North East
In order to standardise the Arriva North East and Arriva Yorkshire double-deck fleets, an exchange of Wright Eclipse Geminis is taking place. Arriva North East will lose their Volvo B5 Hybrid vehicles following the end of their Volvo maintenance contract, in exchange for more-familiar VDL DB300 examples. This vehicle has now transferred to the Arriva Yorkshire fleet.
March 2017 Arriva North East
Following the completion of repaint and refurbishment to "MAX" specification, this vehicle has returned to service at Blyth Depot.
March 2016 Arriva North East
As part of Nexus' £350m Metro 'all change' modernisation programme, there are no trains running between Tynemouth and Shiremoor in either direction from 19th March until 2nd April, to allow for track replacement work. 8.7 kilometres of 50-year-old-tracks and track beds between Tynemouth and Shiremoor are being replaced so that the new track will last 50 years more. This... see more
March 2018 Arriva North East
In a bid to standardise the fleets at Arriva North East and Arriva Yorkshire, the two divisions are undertaking a swap of double-deck vehicle allocations. Arriva North East will receive further VDL DB300/Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 vehicles, and will lose the entire batch of ten Volvo B5LH/Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 vehicles. The exchange of vehicles suits the business needs of both divisions: it is... see more