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to the impending cascade of corporate liveried Scania L94UB/Wright Solar vehicles from Deptford, this vehicle has been withdrawn from service at Percy Main.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 This means that this vehicle does not need to be withdrawn from service prior to 1 January 2016 (like all other non-DDA compliant single deckers).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.
May 2017 Go North East
Although not used at Hexham Depot during its time allocated there; this vehicle has transferred from Hexham Depot to Riverside, where it will see allocation to a free shuttle bus in operation between Monday 15th May and Friday 19th May, due to the X25 service being diverted between Wrekenton and Portobello as a result of a road closure at Eighton Banks. During this time, the X25 service will... see more
May 2012 Go North East
With the operation of "Silver Arrows" services 2A/2C transferring to Deptford Depot, this vehicle has also transferred from Washington Depot to Deptford.
May 2012 Go North East
Ahead of the "Red Kite" brand being re-launched, this vehicle has been repainted into a plain red base livery.
May 2019 Go North East
With route branding across the network being reviewed, services 5 and 50 (currently branded "Whey Aye Five 0") are the next routes to lose route branding. This three-quarter life repaint into Go North East's fleet livery reflects the interworking of service 50 with the 5, the fit in of these services in Go North East's network, and the age of the Scania OmniCity fleet. As such... see more