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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.
August 2018 Go North East Photograph by Exploring North East Buses
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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 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.
October 2015 Go North East
This vehicle has received "Northern" branding, which is the new brand name for services 6 and X70/X71. As part of recent service changes, new service 6 was introduced as a replacement for the northern section of the old "Diamond" 43/44 services, so the name is appropriate for the route as well as commemorating the company's heritage with a fresh modern outlook on the... see more
October 2017 Go North East
Having previously carried a plain red base livery, this vehicle has been repainted into a plain black base livery. It is planned for this vehicle to receive a promotional livery.
October 2012 Go North East
Ahead of its entry into service, this vehicle has gained "angel" branding, with sub-branding for service 21 (Newcastle - Chester-le-Street - Durham).
October 2006 Go North East
Prior to new branding being launched, this vehicle has been repainted into a plain lime green base livery.