Go North East Fleet Archive Go North East's 4899
July 2018 Go North East Photograph by Sean Blair
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This vehicle has been sold for scrap to Alpha Recovery, Weetslade.
May 2018 Go North East
Retained beyond its initial expected withdrawal date to replace Transbus MPD/Transbus Mini Pointer 559 (NK53 TKY) in the fleet at Riverside, this vehicle's MOT has now expired and as such has been withdrawn from service at Riverside Depot. It will be replaced in the fleet at Riverside by Optare Solo SR M890/Optare 722 (KY63 VTA) once this vehicle is prepared for service following delivery.
September 2017 Go North East
Following the end of the two-phase Major Line Closure taking place between Monday 31st July and Saturday 2nd September 2017 to allow for work at Northumberland Park station and track and bridge renewal work which forms part of the £350m Metro: all change modernisation programme, this vehicle has moved into a float/reserve capacity. Though presently remaining based at Riverside; it is intended for this vehicle to transfer to Deptford Depot, where it will cover for Mercedes Citaro vehicles away for internal refurbishment and repaint at Bus & Coach World, Blackburn.
February 2016 Go North East
This vehicle has returned to service at Riverside Depot, following temporary loan to Hexham Depot.
January 2016 Go North East Photograph by Jack Alexander McArdle
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To replace Volvo B10BLE/Wright Renown 4897 (V987 ETN) at Hexham Depot following its return to Riverside, this vehicle has transferred to Hexham Depot on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages.
January 2016 Go North East
Following temporary loan to Stanley Depot, this vehicle has returned to service at Riverside.
January 2016 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Riverside Depot to Stanley, on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages.
January 2016 Go North East
Following the arrival of similar 4896 (V986 ETN) at Stanley, this vehicle has returned to service at Riverside Depot.
January 2016 Go North East
Whilst similar Volvo B10BLE/Wright Renown 4896 (V986 ETN) is undergoing PSV test, this vehicle has transferred from Riverside Depot to Stanley, on temporary loan. 4896 (V986 ETN) is intended to replace 5160 (T810 CBW), which was withdrawn from service at Stanley last month. 5160 (T810 CBW) was originally retained at Stanley Depot, as a float/reserve vehicle, due to the early withdrawal of Dennis Trident/East Lancs Lolyne 3874 (W184 SCU) following accident damage.
August 2015 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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This vehicle has received modifications at Thornton Brothers, Ashington, and as such is now DDA-compliant. This means that this vehicle does not need to be withdrawn from service prior to 1 January 2016 (like all other non-DDA compliant single deckers).
March 2007 Go North East Photograph by Carlisle Bus Group
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Following the withdrawal of the 775 service (Sunderland - Consett) and the restructure of the routes along this corridor, this vehicle has received "Lime" branding, featuring the tagline "cross county connection".
November 2006 Go North East
Prior to new branding being launched, this vehicle has been repainted into a plain lime green base livery.
June 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has entered service at Deptford Depot on "Black Cats" services 2/2A (Silksworth - Washington) and 39 (Doxford Park - Pennywell). The Optare Versas currently allocated to services 2/2A are in line to be cascaded to another depot, whilst the Scania L94s currently allocated to service 39 are in line to cascade to services 38 and 61 at Deptford.
June 2017 Go North East
This vehicle, which carries a light red base livery, has arrived into the Go North East fleet. It is currently being prepared for service at Saltmeadows Road Depot. Manufactured by Wrightbus in Northern Ireland, this batch of vehicles feature the latest Euro 6 Micro-Hybrid engines with the cleanest vehicle emissions standards. Unlike previous examples in the fleet, they therefore feature a... see more
June 2016 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Stanley Depot to Chester-le-Street, on temporary loan.
June 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has entered service at Deptford Depot on "Black Cats" services 2/2A (Silksworth - Washington) and 39 (Doxford Park - Pennywell). The Optare Versas currently allocated to services 2/2A are in line to be cascaded to another depot, whilst the Scania L94s currently allocated to service 39 are in line to cascade to services 38 and 61 at Deptford.