Arriva North East Fleet Arriva North East's 7545
July 2017 Arriva North East Photograph by Tony Kuy
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With this batch of buses having been officially unveiled at Ashington Leisure Centre by local MP Ian Lavery on July 21st 2017, this vehicle has now entered service at Ashington Depot.
July 2017 Arriva North East Photograph by emdjt42
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This vehicle has received "Sapphire" branding, with sub-branding for services X21/X22 (Newbiggin - Ashington - Newcastle). This batch of vehicles is the first in the region to receive the new "Sapphire" branding, which is currently being rolled out across the Arriva UK Group.
July 2017 Arriva North East Photograph by Ray Parnaby Bus Stop Photos
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This vehicle, which carries a two-tone blue base livery, has arrived into the Arriva North East fleet. It is currently being prepared for service at Ashington Depot. Representing an investment of approximately £2.9m, this batch of vehicles have been ordered to replace the older ADL Enviro400s currently allocated to "Sapphire" services X21/X22 (Newbiggin - Ashington - Newcastle). Internally; they feature Esteban Civic V3 seating complete with e-leather, free Wi-Fi, 'Next Stop' audio-visual announcements and USB charging points.
October 2016 Arriva North East
To allow for modernisation work, there are no Metro trains operating between Benton and North Shields in either direction on Saturday 8th October 2016 and Sunday 9th October 2016. Arriva North East has been awarded with the contract to operate replacement bus service, number 900, which calls at or near to all stations between Four Lane Ends and North Shields. To allow double-deck vehicles to be... see more
October 2016 Arriva North East
Having previously carried "Nexus" branding, this vehicle has been repainted into Arriva's corporate livery and has transferred from Jesmond Depot to Blyth.
October 2016 Arriva North East
Following repaint and refurbishment to "MAX" specification, this vehicle has entered service at Belmont Depot.
October 2016 Arriva North East
This vehicle has received "Frequenta" branding, with sub-branding for service 63 (Middlesbrough - Redcar).