Go North East Fleet Go North East's 4938
January 2018 Go North East
In order to eliminate flipdot displays from the Go North East fleet, spare LED displays removed from scrap vehicles are being used to replace the old flipdot displays. As such, this vehicle has now been fitted with a side LED display.
October 2015 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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This vehicle has received "Green Arrow" branding, with sub-branding for services 97/97A (Newcastle - Metrocentre). The new "Green Arrow" brand replaces the current branding on "The Highwayman" services 97/98, coinciding with service changes which will take place at the end of October.
October 2015 Go North East
Ahead of upcoming service changes; this vehicle has lost its "The Highwayman" branding, having been repainted into a dark green base livery.
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.
February 2007 Go North East Photograph by Carlisle Bus Group
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This vehicle has received "Fab Fifty Seven" branding, for services 57/57A (Newcastle - Gateshead - QE Hospital - Fewster Square - Heworth - Fellgate - South Shields).
January 2007 Go North East Photograph by Carlisle Bus Group
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Prior to new branding being launched, this vehicle has been repainted into a plain blue base livery.
April 2016 Go North East
Ahead of upcoming service changes, due to commence from Sunday 22nd May 2016, which will see "SimpliCity" service 2 reduced to a 15-minute frequency, this vehicle has had the frequency on the cant rail revised to reflect the new frequency.
April 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has returned to service at Deptford Depot, where it will be allocated to "Wear Xpress" service X5 (Sunderland - Hartlepool).
April 2016 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Percy Main Depot to Washington, on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages.
April 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Chester-le-Street Depot to Crook, on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages.