Go North East Fleet Archive Go North East's 4919
March 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has been sold to Gateshead Central Taxis.
December 2016 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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Following the recent cascade of corporate liveried Scania L94UB/Wright Solar vehicles from Deptford, this vehicle has been withdrawn from service at Percy Main.
November 2016 Go North East
To replace Volvo B10BLE/Wright Renown 4916 (X916 WGR) which has incurred defects uneconomical to repair, this vehicle has been reinstated at Percy Main Depot.
October 2016 Go North East Photograph by FergiZA600
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This vehicle has been withdrawn from service at Riverside Depot.
October 2016 Go North East
Due to changes associated with Nexus miscellaneous works contracts last month, this vehicle has been withdrawn from service at Riverside Depot.
June 2016 Go North East Photograph by Lee Calder
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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.
August 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 This means that this vehicle does not need to be withdrawn from service prior to 1 January 2016 (like all other non-DDA compliant single deckers).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 Carlisle Bus Group
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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 Photograph by Carlisle Bus Group
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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.
October 2016 Go North East
Since the withdrawal of Oxfordshire County Council subsidies on 20th July 2016, Thames Travel has been operating the Bicester Town bus services 22 and 23 on a commercial basis. These services run at a loss of approximately £4,500 per week and therefore this decision was a temporary arrangement, while Thames Travel continued discussions with several local stakeholders to pool existing... see more
October 2006 Go North East
Ahead of route branding being introduced to service 39, this vehicle has been repainted into a plain silver base livery at Thornton Brothers, Ashington.
October 2015 Go North East
This vehicle has gained "Toon Link" branding, with sub-branding for services X30/X31 (Newcastle - Stanley). Upcoming service changes will see services X30/X31 and new peak-time service X32 introduced to the "Toon Link" brand.
October 2017 Go North East
Originally sold for scrap to Davies Motors in Ruthin, North Wales during May 2017; this vehicle has now been acquired by Express Motors, North Wales. With Davies Motors now having purchased eight of Go North East's Mini Pointer Darts following withdrawal, the company is believed to be using all eight for spare component recovery to allow onward sale of as many of these Mini Pointer Darts as... see more