Go North East Fleet Archive Go North East's 3976
October 2019 Go North East
This vehicle has been sold for scrap to Alpha Recovery, Weetslade.
September 2019 Go North East Photograph by Stephen Cardwell
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Due to a low-bridge strike, this vehicle has been withdrawn from service at Riverside.
September 2018 Go North East Photograph by NorthEast England Bus Photos
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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.
May 2018 Go North East
Following temporary loan to Washington Depot, this vehicle has been returned to Riverside Depot's Special Events Fleet.
April 2018 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Riverside Depot's Special Events Fleet to Washington, on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages.
April 2018 Go North East
Following the cascade of younger Scania N94UD/East Lancs OmniDekka vehicles to Chester-le-Street Depot, this vehicle has returned to the Special Events Fleet at Riverside Depot.
October 2017 Go North East Photograph by R855 PRG
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In order to allow the conversion of scholars service 28S from single-deck to double-deck, this vehicle has been formally allocated to Chester-le-Street. As such, one fewer double-deck vehicles will be allocated to the Special Events fleet and this vehicle will replace Scania L94UB/Wright Solar 4945 (NK51 OLJ), which transferred to Riverside Depot last week.
September 2017 Go North East Photograph by Ken Weaver
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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.
January 2016 Go North East
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
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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.
December 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 EVL45, this vehicle has been acquired by Go North East and allocated fleet number 3976. 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
This vehicle has received a special promotional livery to advertise the "Night Bus" N56 service. It is intended to act as a mobile advertisement for the service on the daytime 56 route, raising awareness of the 24-hour operation of the service on Saturdays.
October 2016 Go North East
Following the entry into service of the former Thames Travel Optare Solo M880/Optare vehicles, fleet numbers 701 to 704, this vehicle has transferred from Washington Depot to Stanley, to operate the Tesco Consett T1/T2 services.
October 2016 Go North East
This vehicle has been withdrawn from service at Riverside Depot.