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This vehicle has been withdrawn from service at Deptford Depot.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 This means that this vehicle does not need to be withdrawn from service prior to 1 January 2016 (like all other non-DDA compliant single deckers).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.
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 2019 Go North East
Following service changes in May 2019 which resulted in service X5 being re-routed via Silksworth to partially replace service 36, this service was re-numbered 55. As such, this service has been removed from the "Wear Xpress" brand and hence the vehicle allocation needs to be repainted into the company's fleet livery. As such, this vehicle has now been repainted into the 2019 fleet... see more
August 2010 Go North East
This vehicle has entered service at Saltmeadows Road Depot. The Dennis Dart/Caetano vehicles that were operating this service on a temporary basis have been returned to the hirer.
August 2007 Go North East
This vehicle has been repainted into a plain yellow base livery.