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This vehicle has been withdrawn from service at Deptford Depot.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 Though originally expected to be withdrawn from 3rd September 2017; this vehicle will instead be retained until after the Great North Run, to assist in the coverage of extra vehicle requirements for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
https://www.flickr.com/photos/55509539@N05/12929012983/
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 2012 Go North East
This vehicle has entered service at Chester-le-Street Depot on "Angel" service 21 (Newcastle - Chester-le-Street - Durham).
October 2017 Go North East
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.
October 2007 Go North East
This vehicle has been repainted into a plain white base livery, providing spare coverage in the event of a branded vehicle being unavailable for service.
October 2015 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Deptford Depot to Chester-le-Street, where it will see allocation to the new DU2 service (Durham City Centre - Ushaw College). The new contract is due to commence from Monday 5th October 2015.