Arriva North East Fleet Arriva North East's 7556
October 2018 Arriva North East Photograph by Cyule Buses
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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 emdjt42
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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 1918, has arrived at Arriva North East and is now undergoing preparation for service.
November 2016 Arriva North East
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.... see more
November 2015 Arriva North East
This vehicle, which was previously with Arriva London as fleet number VLW117, 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 Arriva London North's Enfield Depot. It is thought that this vehicle, amongst others, will be allocated to Ashington Depot, to... see more
November 2016 Arriva North East
With the ending of the summer season timetable on "MAX" service X93 (Middlesbrough - Whitby - Scarborough), this vehicle has transferred from Redcar Depot to Belmont, where it will be allocated to "MAX" service X46 (Durham - Crook - Tow Law), with the other vehicles in this batch.
November 2016 Arriva North East
With the ending of the summer season timetable on "MAX" service X93 (Middlesbrough - Whitby - Scarborough), this vehicle has transferred from Redcar Depot to Belmont, where it will be allocated to "MAX" service X46 (Durham - Crook - Tow Law), with the other vehicles in this batch.