Go North East Fleet Go North East's 3967
July 2018 Go North East
Following temporary loan to Chester-le-Street Depot, this vehicle has been returned to Riverside Depot's Special Events Fleet.
May 2018 Go North East Photograph by jack sparrow bus and train photography
This vehicle has transferred from Riverside Depot's Special Events Fleet to Chester-le-Street on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages.
November 2017 Go North East
Following the end of the Sunderland Illuminations event; this vehicle has been returned to Riverside Depot, where it will be stored until the next Special Event.
October 2017 Go North East
Sunderland Illuminations are back for 2017, with lights spreading sparkle from St Peters Church all along the seafront. Roker Park will be transformed into a Festival of Light, with a Disney theme. The Park will be open every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, from 5 October to 5 November plus every night at half term, from 5pm – 10pm each night. In order to transport visitors to the event; Go North East are operating a special Park & Ride service, numbered 101. The service will run from Thursday 5 October - Sunday 5 November on Thursdays, Friday, Saturdays and Sundays, plus every day during half term week (23-27 October). As such; this vehicle has transferred from Percy Main Depot to Deptford, to operate this special service.
October 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Riverside Depot's Special Events Fleet to Chester-le-Street, on temporary loan, to assist in the coverage of extra vehicle requirements on "DFDS Seaways" service 327.
September 2017 Go North East
Following the end of the two-phase Major Line Closure taking place between Monday 31st July and Saturday 2nd September 2017 to allow for work at Northumberland Park station and track and bridge renewal work which forms part of the £350m Metro: all change modernisation programme, this vehicle has moved into a newly-formed Special Events and Private Hire fleet. This Special Events fleet comprises of various coaches and double-deck buses: these should not be allocated to public services, but will be brought into service to operate Park & Ride contracts, shuttle services, and other services associated with special events. These vehicles also remain available for Private Hire.
December 2015 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
Having previously carried 'Northern' fleet names, this vehicle has been repainted into Go North East's corporate livery.
February 2014 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
Following the closure of Gateshead and Winlaton depots, this vehicle has been transferred to the brand new Riverside Depot. Riverside Depot replaces the existing depots at Sunderland Road in Gateshead and Winlaton which date back to the days of the tramways.
July 2009 Go North East Photograph by emdjt42
This vehicle has gained "Angel" branding and has entered service at Chester-le-Street Depot.
February 2009 Go North East Photograph by
Previously with Go-Ahead London General as fleet number EVL27, this vehicle has been acquired by Go North East and allocated fleet number 3967. It is currently at Thornton Brothers, Ashington, undergoing a pink repaint and full refurbishment.
September 2007 Go North East
Prior to new branding being launched, this vehicle's front end has been repainted into a plain pink base livery.
September 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has entered service at Deptford Depot, to be allocated to "Sunderland Connect" service 700. Optare has supplied this loan vehicle for a duration of up to four weeks, whilst they undertake longevity testing on Optare Solo SR M925 Hybrid/Optare 640 (NK62 DWY), as this vehicle is now five years old.
September 2016 Go North East
Since the withdrawal of Oxfordshire County Council subsidies on 20th July 2016, Thames Travel has been operating the Bicester Town bus services 22 and 23 on a commercial basis. These services run at a loss of approximately £4,500 per week and therefore this decision was a temporary arrangement, while Thames Travel continued discussions with several local stakeholders to pool existing... see more
September 2006 Go North East
Having recently been repainted, this vehicle has now received "Saltwell Park" branding for services 53/54, which operate a circular service between Newcastle City Centre, Gateshead and Saltwell Park.