Go North East Fleet Go North East's 3997
June 2019 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
Following the recent announcement that the Stagecoach operated City Sightseeing tour of Newcastle will not be returning this season, Go North East has decided to launch their own trial operation of a part replacement seasonal open top bus service. As such; this vehicle, which was previously in the East Yorkshire fleet as 883 (897 EYX), has been acquired and numbered 3997 within the Go North East fleet.
August 2015 Go North East
Armed with a pair of scissors and dressed in his very own bus driver uniform; 11-year-old schoolboy Peter Witham landed his dream job thanks to a heart-felt letter to Go North East's Managing Director, and cut the ribbon at a publicity launch at Crimdon Dene to declare the 14 brand new indiGo buses officially open for business. Following the publicity launch, this vehicle entered service at... see more
August 2018 Go North East
Having previously carried Go-Ahead London's corporate livery, this vehicle has now been repainted into Go North East's corporate livery and has also been fitted with Hanover LED destination displays. This example carries the tagline "No change? | Get your bus ticket on your phone with our mobile app"
August 2013 Go North East
Ahead of upcoming service changes which will see "Coaster" service 1 extend to Wrekenton via Low Fell and Harlow Green, replacing service 24 and providing customers on this route with a direct service to Newcastle, this vehicle has been repainted into a plain blue base livery. It is expected that the "Coaster" brand will be revised in line with the service changes, and the new... see more
August 2016 Go North East
Ahead of the commencement of the new contract for "Sunderland Connect" service 700, this vehicle has been repainted into a plain green base livery. The three "Sunderland Connect" branded vehicles gained a promotional wrap-style advertisement to celebrate Christmas in Sunderland during the festive season in 2014. The removal of the wrap-style advertisement in January 2015... see more