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February 2007 Go North East Photograph by Carlisle Bus Group
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This vehicle has transferred from Gateshead Depot to Stanley, and has received sub-branding for the 43/44 services having received "The Diamond" branding whilst still based at Gateshead. The new branding replaces the temporary branding introduced to services 40, 43, 43A, 43B and 44 (vehicles wearing standard fleet livery with Stanley Shuttle vinyls applied), in line with the simplification of the services which operate between Durham and Newcastle, via Stanley.
February 2007 Go North East
Ahead of transfer to Stanley Depot where this vehicle will be allocated to "The Diamond" services 43/44, this vehicle has gained "The Diamond" branding, albeit without sub-branding for the 43/44 services. Early expansion of the Go-Ahead Northern empire saw the acquisition of certain smaller competing bus operators in North East England, during the late 1980s and early 1990s. Northern acquired JH Hammell (Diamond) on 30th December 1994, which this brand refers to.
December 2006 Go North East Photograph by Carlisle Bus Group
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Prior to new branding being launched, this vehicle has been repainted into a plain orange base livery.
February 2015 Go North East
Following service revisions in Sunderland last month which saw a number of changes to service and consequent re-allocations, this vehicle has gained "SimpliCity" branding, with sub-branding for services 2/2A.
February 2014 Go North East
This vehicle has entered service at Percy Main Depot, primarily acting as a spare vehicle for "Cobalt Clipper" services 309/310. When not required to cover for a branded vehicle on "Cobalt Clipper" services 309/310, it should instead be allocated to "Coaster" service 1 as first priority.
February 2017 Go North East
New to Western Greyhound of Summercourt as fleet number 960 in September 2009, this vehicle passed to Plymouth Citybus in December 2014 where it gained fleet number 222. This vehicle has now been acquired by Go North East, where it has received fleet number 712. It is currently undergoing preparation for service at Saltmeadows Road Depot.
February 2016 Go North East
It is believed that Go North East has ordered five new 'Solo SR' vehicles from Optare, to be deployed on Hexham's "Tynedale Links" network of services. As a consequence; some of the Transbus MPD/Transbus Mini Pointer vehicles currently allocated are due to be withdrawn. To support the product launch of the five new buses at Hexham, Optare has therefore supplied Go North... see more