Go North East Fleet Go North East's 3996
April 2020 Go North East
Following completion of all required vehicle re-allocations; this vehicle has been temporarily withdrawn from service due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and has been officially delicensed (SORN'd), enabling Go North East to obtain a tax refund.
January 2020 Go North East
In order to isolate dual-door configuration buses at Saltmeadows, where they should only be allocated to Nexus Miscellaneous Works services, the scholars contracts at Riverside will now instead be operated from Saltmeadows. Provincial specification vehicles will instead be allocated to contracts from Riverside, where they are more likely to be allocated to services on the frontline core commercial network between schools, on weekends, and during school holidays. As such, this vehicle has transferred from Saltmeadows Road Depot to Riverside.
January 2020 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Riverside Depot to Saltmeadows Road.
October 2019 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Percy Main Depot to Riverside, in order to operate the private scholars contract 850/851.
March 2018 Go North East Photograph by Stealth: 5307, 5332
https://www.flickr.com/photos/62209150@N03/40324686924/
Following the entry into service of the former Go-Ahead London General Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 bodied Volvo B9TLs at Stanley; this vehicle has transferred from Stanley Depot to Percy Main, to enable the withdrawal of older Plaxton President bodied Volvo B7TLs.
August 2017 Go North East Photograph by Lee Calder
https://www.flickr.com/photos/128497080@N03/37216849270/
This vehicle has received the tagline "Stay Connected | Many of our buses have free WiFi on board"
December 2016 Go North East Photograph by Matt Edwards
https://www.flickr.com/photos/69815857@N07/32199260322/
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 and customer values of Go North East.
December 2016 Go North East
This vehicle has had its seats re-trimmed into Go North East's standard blue 'Go' moquette.
July 2016 Go North East Photograph by FergiZA600
https://www.flickr.com/photos/61673445@N08/28415373502/
This vehicle has entered service at Stanley Depot.
July 2016 Go North East
Having previously carried fleet number 6134, this vehicle has been re-numbered 3996 and allocated to Stanley Depot. It will undergo inspection prior to entering service. All previous fleet history is available on the link below: http://northeastbuses.co.uk/fleet/item.php?operatorF=2&fleetnoF=6135a
May 2019 Go North East
As a result of recent service changes and consequent re-allocations, this vehicle has lost its "Prince Bishops" branding having been repainted into Go North East's 2019 fleet livery. The experimental blue front end has now been discontinued, and no further repaints are intended to include this colour on the front.
May 2015 Go North East
Following a number of publicity events to promote the investment into new vehicles for services 8 and 78, this vehicle has entered service at Chester-le-Street Depot on "Coast & Country" services 8/78.
May 2019 Go North East
In line with service changes and the introduction of new brand identities, there were a large number of vehicle re-allocations which took place on Sunday 19 May, the significance of which have been likened to the South Shields and Bishop Auckland depot closures in 2005 and 2006 respectively. This vehicle has transferred from Percy Main Depot to Deptford, where it will be allocated to the revised... see more
May 2017 Go North East
Having incurred defects uneconomical to repair, this vehicle has been withdrawn from service at Chester-le-Street Depot. The Wi-Fi equipment fitted to this vehicle will be removed and fitted to another vehicle in the fleet.