Go North East Fleet Archive Go North East's 4906
June 2016 Go North East Photograph by Adam Jones
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This vehicle has been sold on from Ensign Bus Co., Purfleet, to Trustybus, Roydon.
June 2016 Go North East
This vehicle has been sold to Ensign Bus Co., Purfleet.
May 2016 Go North East
This vehicle has been withdrawn from service at Deptford Depot.
December 2015 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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Following the completion of DDA / PSVAR modifications on all vehicles, the three DDA float/reserve vehicles (4896, 4897 and 4898) have been absorbed into the main service fleet at Riverside. To reduce the fleet strength towards a lower spare vehicle percentage in the North Division, these three Volvo B10BLEs being absorbed into the main fleet at Riverside has released three further Volvo B10BLEs (4903, 4906 and 4907) to Deptford Depot, allowing the withdrawal of younger (albeit less reliable), more expensive to maintain, Wright Cadet bodied DAF SB120s from the fleet.
September 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 This means that this vehicle does not need to be withdrawn from service prior to 1 January 2016 (like all other non-DDA compliant single deckers).
February 2007 Go North East Photograph by Carlisle Bus Group
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To replace the temporary branding for services 40, 43, 43A, 43B and 44 (vehicles wearing standard fleet livery with Stanley Shuttle vinyls applied), Go North East is to introduce new "The Diamond" branding in line with the simplification of the services which operate between Durham and Newcastle, via Stanley. This vehicle has now received The Diamond" branding, with 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.
February 2007 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.
October 2015 Go North East
This vehicle has received "Northern" branding, which is the new brand name for services 6 and X70/X71. As part of recent service changes, new service 6 was introduced as a replacement for the northern section of the old "Diamond" 43/44 services, so the name is appropriate for the route as well as commemorating the company's heritage with a fresh modern outlook on the... see more
October 2015 Go North East
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).
October 2007 Go North East
Prior to new branding being launched, this vehicle has been repainted into a plain silver base livery.
October 2010 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Stanley Depot to Saltmeadows, for primary use on service 68.