Go North East Fleet Archive Go North East's 4902
September 2016 Go North East
This vehicle has been sold to Ensign Bus Co., Purfleet.
August 2016 Go North East
This vehicle has been withdrawn from service at Washington Depot.
August 2016 Go North East Photograph by Guy Park-Royal
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To assist in the coverage of extra vehicle requirements over Bank Holiday weekend, which will see Go North East operating shuttle services for the Tall Ships event in Blyth, Cruise Ships, Kynren and the Soccerbus X50, this vehicle has transferred from Riverside Depot to Washington. It should be used to release a double-deck vehicle for use in the Blyth Tall Ships event.
July 2016 Go North East
Following temporary loan to Stanley Depot, this vehicle has returned to service at Riverside Depot.
July 2016 Go North East
To allow double-deck vehicles to be released for the special Sunderland Airshow Park & Ride and shuttle services, this vehicle has transferred from Riverside Depot to Stanley, on temporary loan.
July 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 This means that this vehicle does not need to be withdrawn from service prior to 1 January 2016 (like all other non-DDA compliant single deckers).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 Photograph by David Beardmore
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Prior to new branding being launched, this vehicle has been repainted into a plain lime green base livery.
May 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has received "Black Cats" branding. "Black Cats" is the new brand identity being introduced to encompass a variety of different frequent services in and around the city of Sunderland, promoting the cheap and competitively priced day and weekly tickets available for travel in the city (£3.65 for a day ticket, and £12.15 for a weekly ticket).
May 2016 Go North East
Following repaint, this vehicle has gained "Fast Cats" branding, without route details above the windows.
May 2017 Go North East
Having previously carried sub-branding for services 12/12A (Newcastle - Winlaton); this vehicle has had these vinyls stripped and new vinyls added, sporting the taglines "For city centre shops and leisure" and "Frequent buses to Newcastle".
May 2018 Go North East
This vehicle has been sold on from Reliance Motor Services, Sutton on the Forest, to York Pullman Bus Company.