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to the impending cascade of corporate liveried Scania L94UB/Wright Solar vehicles from Deptford, this vehicle has been withdrawn from service at Percy Main.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 This means that this vehicle does not need to be withdrawn from service prior to 1 January 2016 (like all other non-DDA compliant single deckers).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.
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 2012 Go North East
This vehicle has entered service at Washington Depot.
August 2016 Go North East
Following temporary loan to Hexham, this vehicle has returned to service at Riverside Depot.
August 2006 Go North East
This vehicle has been repainted into a plain yellow base livery and has received basic "Bargain Bus" branding. Starting on Monday 25th September 2006; Go North East will introduce a new 'bargain bus' X42 service, operating between Newcastle, Cramlington and Blyth, on a half-hourly frequency. The 'bargain bus' scheme offers basic bus travel: safe, simple and simply... see more