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the recent cascade of corporate liveried Scania L94UB/Wright Solar vehicles from Deptford, this vehicle has been withdrawn from service at Percy Main.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 Alex Ferguson
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This vehicle has been withdrawn from service at Riverside Depot.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Due to changes associated with Nexus miscellaneous works contracts last month, this vehicle has been withdrawn from service at Riverside Depot.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 This means that this vehicle does not need to be withdrawn from service prior to 1 January 2016 (like all other non-DDA compliant single deckers).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.
September 2006 Go North East
Having recently been repainted, this vehicle has now received "Saltwell Park" branding for services 53/54, which operate a circular service between Newcastle City Centre, Gateshead and Saltwell Park.
September 2011 Go North East
Pending delivery of the new Optare Solo SR M890 Hybrid/Optare vehicles for "Sunderland Connect" service 700, this vehicle has entered service at Deptford Depot on "Sunderland Connect" service 700. When the new vehicles arrive, this vehicle will become the dedicated spare vehicle for the service, in the event that either of the new Optare Solo SR M890 Hybrid/Optare vehicles are... see more
September 2017 Go North East
Though intended to be allocated to services X9/X10 (Newcastle - Middlesbrough) from Monday 11th September 2017, this vehicle has entered service at Riverside Depot on a special service operating for the Great North Run.
September 2016 Go North East
This vehicle has been sold to Gateshead Central Taxis.