Go North East Fleet Archive Go North East's 4917
October 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has been sold for scrap to Alpha Recovery, Weetslade.
November 2016 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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Due to the impending cascade of corporate liveried Scania L94UB/Wright Solar vehicles from Deptford, this vehicle has been withdrawn from service at Percy Main.
June 2016 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Shaw
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Originally added to commemorate the company's centenary year in 2013, this vehicle has had its 'Northern' fleet names stripped ahead of the introduction of a new company corporate livery.
October 2015 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Riverside Depot to Percy Main.
October 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 This means that this vehicle does not need to be withdrawn from service prior to 1 January 2016 (like all other non-DDA compliant single deckers).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 2014 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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Following the closure of Gateshead and Winlaton depots, this vehicle has been transferred to the brand new Riverside Depot. Riverside Depot replaces the existing depots at Sunderland Road in Gateshead and Winlaton which date back to the days of the tramways.
September 2006 Go North East Photograph by Ray Parnaby Bus Stop Photos
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This vehicle has received "The Highwayman" branding. This brand identity encompasses services 95/96 (Newcastle - Gateshead - Lobley Hill - Dunston - MetroCentre), 97 (Newcastle - Gateshead - Lobley Hill - Whickham - Fellside Park - Swalwell - MetroCentre) and 98/X98 (Whickham - Newcastle). The brand refers to a legend from the Lobley Hill area, where all of these services operate. The story takes place around Western Gateshead in the 1800s, and is a piece of folklore regarding highwayman (robbers who stole from travellers, usually travelling by horse).
August 2006 Go North East
Prior to new branding being launched; this vehicle has been treated to a mid-life refurbishment at Thornton Brothers, Ashington, which includes an external repaint into a plain lime green base livery, and internal work including deep cleaning of the interior of the vehicle, renewal of floor coverings, cleaning all seat frames and refurbishing seats, and repainting all ceiling covings, side panels, drivers cab and handpoles.
June 2015 Go North East
This vehicle has been repainted into a plain yellow base livery. Following funding withdrawals from Newcastle City Council and Gateshead Council, the future of the "QuayLink" services (which Go North East operates under contract to Nexus) was unknown. It was announced earlier this year that Go North East has stepped in to save the "QuayLink", and, from 26th July 2015, will... see more
June 2016 Go North East
Having previously carried "Prince Bishops" branding, this vehicle has been repainted into Go North East's corporate livery.
June 2016 Go North East
Originally added to commemorate the company's centenary year in 2013, this vehicle has had its 'Northern' fleet names stripped ahead of the introduction of a new company corporate livery.
June 2018 Go North East
Following the entry into service of Optare Solo SR M900/Optare 719 (YJ62 FME) at Peterlee; this vehicle has transferred from Peterlee Depot to Chester-le-Street, serving as a replacement vehicle for Scania L94UB/Wright Solar 4960 (NL52 WVR).