Arriva North East Fleet Arriva North East's 7554
October 2018 Arriva North East Photograph by John Jackson
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Due to a decrease in passenger numbers, "MAX" service X12 no longer warrants the use of a double-deck vehicle. As such, this vehicle has transferred from Belmont Depot to Ashington, to be used primarily on "MAX" service X20.
August 2018 Arriva North East Photograph by Matthew Jimmison
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Though intended to be allocated to Ashington Depot longer-term, this vehicle has now entered service at Belmont Depot. It still retains sub-branding for services 202/203 (Leeds - Huddersfield) from its previous use at Arriva Yorkshire.
August 2018 Arriva North East
In order to standardise the Arriva North East and Arriva Yorkshire double-deck fleets, an exchange of these is taking place. Arriva North East will lose four of their VDL Geminis, in exchange for four ADL Enviro 400s. As such; this vehicle, previously with Arriva Yorkshire as their 1916, has arrived at Arriva North East and is now undergoing preparation for service.
May 2017 Arriva North East
In September 2015, Arriva North East extended the X20 service from Amble to Alnwick, with buses running hourly on Monday to Saturday daytimes via Warkworth and Alnmouth Station, creating new links and improving the service on the corridor between Alnwick and Amble. As part of these changes, allocations of "MAX" branded vehicles were revised. The X20 service, which was primarily allocated... see more
May 2018 Arriva North East
This vehicle has transferred from Darlington Depot to Stockton, as a result of the transfer of one board's worth of work on "MAX" service X66.
May 2017 Arriva North East
Following the completion of repaint and refurbishment to "MAX" specification, this vehicle has returned to service at Jesmond Depot.
May 2016 Arriva North East
Ahead of the "Frequenta" brand being launched on services 49/49A at Belmont, this vehicle has been repainted into Arriva's corporate livery, minus the cowhorn.