Go North East Fleet Archive Go North East's 3974
January 2020 Go North East
This vehicle has been sold for scrap to Alpha Recovery, Weetslade.
October 2019 Go North East
Following MOT expiry, this vehicle has been withdrawn from service at Riverside.
September 2018 Go North East
Following changes to Nexus Miscellaneous Works contracts, which has seen Go North East being awarded with over 70 contracts for the 2018/19 academic year, this vehicle has been formally allocated to Riverside Depot. The Special Events Fleet, in which this vehicle was previously allocated, now only comprises of three coaches, which still remain available for Private Hire and rail replacement contracts.
August 2018 Go North East
Following temporary loan to Chester-le-Street Depot, this vehicle has now been returned to Riverside Depot's Special Events Fleet.
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This vehicle has transferred from the Special Events Fleet at Riverside Depot to Chester-le-Street, on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages.
July 2018 Go North East
Following the end of the Sunderland Tall Ships event, this vehicle has returned to the Special Events Fleet based at Riverside Depot.
July 2018 Go North East Photograph by emdjt42
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This vehicle has entered service within the Special Events Fleet based at Deptford Terrace, seeing allocation to the Park & Ride services in operation for the Sunderland Tall Ships 2018 event, covering sites at Deptford Terrace, Downhill, Herrington Country Park, Fulwell and Stadium of Light. As this vehicle is fitted with an LED destination display, it is also expected to see use on the Tall Ships internal site shuttle.
July 2018 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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This vehicle is now in storage at Deptford Terrace pending the commencement of the Sunderland Tall Ships contracted services.
July 2018 Go North East
Following the transfer of three Scania N94UD/East Lancs OmniDekka vehicles to Riverside Depot to operate Nexus Miscellaneous Works contracts, this vehicle has moved into the 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.
April 2018 Go North East
With Go North East having been awarded a further Nexus Miscellaneous Works until the end of the academic school year, due to Nightingale Coaches having this contracts stripped from them following poor performance on these services, this vehicle has been formally allocated to Riverside Depot and no longer forms part of the Special Events Fleet. The services that Go North East will start to operate from 23rd April 2018 are the 106/143/103 group of services.
March 2018 Go North East
Following allocation to Percy Main Depot, this vehicle has now been returned to Riverside Depot.
February 2018 Go North East
Due to an increased vehicle requirement for the "DFDS Seaways" 327 service over the next fortnight, this vehicle has been allocated to Percy Main as part of the Special Events Fleet.
February 2018 Go North East
Following temporary loan to Deptford Depot, this vehicle has now been returned to the Special Events Fleet at Riverside Depot.
December 2017 Go North East Photograph by Peter Barclay
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This vehicle has transferred from Washington Depot to Deptford, on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages whilst Mercedes Citaro vehicles in Deptford's fleet undergo refurbishment at Bus & Coach World, Blackburn.
December 2017 Go North East Photograph by Lee Calder
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Following temporary loan to Deptford Depot; this vehicle has now transferred to Washington Depot, on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages whilst Mercedes Citaro vehicles in Washington's fleet undergo refurbishment at Bus & Coach World, Blackburn.
November 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Riverside Depot's Special Events Fleet to Chester-le-Street, on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages.
September 2017 Go North East
Following temporary loan to Chester-le-Street Depot, this vehicle has returned to the Special Events and Private Hire fleet at Riverside.
September 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Riverside Depot's Special Events Fleet to Chester-le-Street, on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages.
September 2017 Go North East
Following the loss of Miscellaneous Works and scholars contracts, 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.
April 2016 Go North East
Having previously carried 'Northern' fleet names, this vehicle has been repainted into Go North East's corporate livery.
November 2009 Go North East Photograph by emdjt42
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This vehicle has gained "Angel" branding and has entered service at Chester-le-Street Depot.
August 2009 Go North East
Previously with Go-Ahead London General as fleet number EVL43, this vehicle has been acquired by Go North East and allocated fleet number 3974. It is currently at Thornton Brothers, Ashington, undergoing a pink repaint and full refurbishment.
January 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has been treated to a partial repaint into Go North East's new corporate livery. The new livery design is a a lot more eye-catching and features a two-tone base livery, with the traditional key colour of red towards the front of the bus, and non-metallic dark blue towards the back. It is thought that further vinyls will be added at a later date, in order to reflect the quality... see more
January 2014 Go North East
This vehicle has entered service at Deptford Depot on "Fab Fifty Six" service 56 (Sunderland - Newcastle).
January 2018 Go North East
This vehicle has returned to service at Riverside Depot.
January 2018 Go North East
This vehicle has entered service at Crook Depot on "The Castles Express" service X21 (Newcastle - Durham - Bishop Auckland).