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Vehicle Details

Registration: W909 RBB

Chassis: Volvo B10BLE

Bodywork: Wright Renown (DDA)

Depot: Trevor Wigley & Son Bus Ltd, Barnsley

Livery: Go North East Red

Year new: 2000

Vehicle History

October 2016 Go North East This vehicle has been sold for scrap to Trevor Wigley & Son Bus Ltd, Barnsley.
July 2016 Go North East Photograph by Having incurred defects deemed uneconomical to repair, this vehicle has been withdrawn from service at Washington Depot. The vehicle will be used for spare parts and then sold for scrap.
June 2016 Go North East Photograph by To replace DAF SB120/Wright Cadet 8271 (NK54 NKZ) which has been withdrawn, this vehicle has transferred from Deptford Depot to Washington.
September 2015 Go North East Photograph by 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 This means that this vehicle does not need to be withdrawn from service prior to 1 January 2016 (like all other non-DDA compliant single deckers).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 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.
January 2007 Go North East Prior to new branding being launched, this vehicle has been repainted into a plain orange base livery.

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April 2017 Go North East Following the entry into service of the refurbished Mercedes Citaros on "Wear Xpress" service X5, this vehicle has transferred from Deptford Depot to Chester-le-Street. From Sunday 19th March 2017; Go North East will... see more
April 2015 Go North East Ahead of its entry into service, this vehicle has been repainted into a plain red base livery.
April 2019 Go North East In line with the operation of "Toon Link" services 6 and X31 transferring from Stanley Depot to Riverside, this vehicle has also transferred to Riverside. Although this vehicle isn't branded as "Toon... see more
April 2016 Go North East This vehicle, which carries a purple base livery, has arrived into the Go North East fleet. It is currently being prepared for service at Saltmeadows Road Depot. Representing an investment of approximately £3.7m, this batch... see more
April 2017 Go North East Presently unbranded; this vehicle has returned to service at Riverside Depot, where it will see allocation to services 12/12A (Newcastle - Winlaton).
April 2016 Go North East Following repaint, this vehicle has transferred from Percy Main Depot to Deptford.
April 2011 Go North East Ahead of impending transfer to Percy Main Depot where it will form part of the "Cobalt Clipper" 309/310 service allocation, this vehicle has been repainted into a plain silver base livery.
April 2017 Go North East Having previously carried "SimpliCity" branding, this vehicle has been repainted into a plain blue base livery. From Saturday 3rd June 2017, the operation of "See it, Do it, Sunderland" service 36 will transfer... see more
April 2008 Go North East This vehicle has received "The Centurion" branding, with sub-branding for services 75/76 and 85/86. This brand was first introduced to Percy Main services 305, 315/316 and 325/326 using Dennis Dart MPD, Dennis Dart SPD... see more
April 2007 Go North East This vehicle has been repainted into a purple cream base livery, and has also received "The Drifter" branding, for services 60 (Sunderland - Seaham - Parkside) and 61 (Sunderland - Murton).