Go North East Fleet Archive Go North East's 3980
January 2018 Go North East
This vehicle has been sold for scrap to Alpha Recovery, Weetslade.
September 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has been withdrawn from service at Deptford Depot.
September 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Chester-le-Street Depot to Deptford.
September 2017 Go North East Photograph by R855 PRG
https://www.flickr.com/photos/142814434@N05/37356129121/
Following the loss of Miscellaneous Works and scholars contracts, this vehicle has transferred from Deptford Depot to Chester-le-Street. Though originally expected to be withdrawn from 3rd September 2017; this vehicle will instead be retained until after the Great North Run, to assist in the coverage of extra vehicle requirements for this event (up to an additional 90 buses).
February 2016 Go North East Photograph by Peter Barclay
https://www.flickr.com/photos/27204054@N07/25233245255/
Having previously carried 'Northern' fleet names, this vehicle has been repainted into Go North East's corporate livery.
October 2009 Go North East Photograph by Carlisle Bus Group
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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 EVL49, this vehicle has been acquired by Go North East and allocated fleet number 3980. It is currently at Thornton Brothers, Ashington, undergoing a pink repaint and full refurbishment.
October 2017 Go North East
Prior to returning to service, this vehicle has received Go North East's corporate livery. This example carries the tagline "Recharge your batteries | Many of our buses have power sockets on board"
October 2019 Go North East
Due to the delay in the entry into service of the new ADL Enviro400 vehicles at Consett, and changes already being made to drivers duties and running boards based on double-deck vehicles being in service at Consett, this vehicle has temporarily entered service at Saltmeadows Road Depot (in Brighton & Hove base livery), allowing similar examples in Go North East livery to be temporarily... see more
October 2012 Go North East
This vehicle has entered service at Chester-le-Street Depot on "Angel" service 21 (Newcastle - Chester-le-Street - Durham).
October 2011 Go North East
Following the entry into service of the new Optare Solo SR M890 Hybrid/Optare vehicles at Deptford on "Sunderland Connect" service 700, this vehicle has transferred from Deptford Depot to Saltmeadows Road. It has lost its 'Hybrid countdown' vinyl on the nearside and offside, and gained "Nexus" branding.