Go North East Fleet Archive Go North East's 4922
August 2017 Go North East Photograph by Lee Calder
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This vehicle has been sold to A-Line Coaches, Pelaw.
August 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has been withdrawn from service at Riverside Depot.
July 2017 Go North East
A large number of double-deck vehicles are required over the summer months, due to Go North East being awarded with the contracts to operate additional services for special events and Metro Replacement. As such; this vehicle, which would have otherwise been withdrawn in line with the cascade of Optare Versas from Deptford Depot to Riverside, has instead been moved into a float/reserve capacity at Riverside Depot, and will be allocated to a Miscellaneous Works running board normally allocated a double-deck vehicle, but does not contractually require this capacity during school holidays, releasing the double-deck vehicle normally allocated for Metro Replacement work.
October 2016 Go North East
Following its earlier withdrawal, this vehicle has been reinstated at Riverside Depot. Volvo B10BLE/Wright Renown 4897 (V987 ETN), which has a lower net book value and interest from a buyer expressed, will be withdrawn in its place.
October 2016 Go North East
Following the transfer of Scania L94UB/Wright Solar 4929 (Y929 ERG) from Chester-le-Street Depot to Riverside, this vehicle has been withdrawn from service at Riverside Depot.
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 This means that this vehicle does not need to be withdrawn from service prior to 1 January 2016 (like all other non-DDA compliant single deckers).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 been repainted into a plain white base livery, providing spare coverage in the event of a branded vehicle being unavailable for service.
September 2013 Go North East
Following recent service changes which saw "Coaster" service 1 extend to Wrekenton via Low Fell and Harlow Green, replacing service 24 and providing customers on this route with a direct service to Newcastle, this vehicle has been repainted into a plain blue base livery. It is expected that the "Coaster" brand will be revised in line with the service changes, and the new brand... see more
September 2006 Go North East
Prior to new branding being launched, this vehicle has been repainted into Go North East's new red, yellow and blue 'swoop-style' fleet livery.
September 2006 Go North East
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... see more
September 2018 Go North East
Following changes to Nexus Miscellaneous Works and scholars contracts, which has seen Go North East being awarded with over 70 of the available contracts, this vehicle has been allocated to Saltmeadows Road Depot. As this vehicle has not been repainted into Go North East's corporate livery, it is anticipated that this vehicle will see minimal use on normal commercial services.