Go North East Fleet Go North East's 4963
April 2020 Go North East
Following completion of all required vehicle re-allocations; this vehicle has been temporarily withdrawn from service due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and has been officially delicensed (SORN'd), enabling Go North East to obtain a tax refund.
September 2018 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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This vehicle has now received "Join the Team!" branding; which showcases some of the benefits of joining the company and training at the Team GNE Academy, such as free travel benefits, free uniform, and high-street retailer discounts.
July 2018 Go North East Photograph by Stealth: 5307, 5332
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In order to improve the appearance of the Driver Training fleet, the entire batch of Scania L94s are to undergo repaint. Having previously carried a plain red base livery, this vehicle has now received a plain blue livery. It is intended for the batch to have branding fitted in the future, showcasing some of the benefits of joining "Team GNE" thereby acting as a mobile advertisement for the company's recruitment programme.
April 2017 Go North East Photograph by Matt D Williamson
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Following the completion of modifications at Thornton Brothers, Ashington, this vehicle has returned to service within Riverside's Driver Training fleet.
April 2017 Go North East
Following the cascade of Scania L94UB/Wright Solar 4946 (NK51 OLM) and 4954 (NL02 ZRX) from Deptford Depot to Percy Main, this vehicle has been withdrawn from service at Percy Main and is currently receiving modifications at Thorntons Brothers, Ashington, ahead of impending cascade to the Driver Training fleet.
December 2016 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Deptford Depot to Percy Main. At Percy Main; this vehicle will allow for the disposal of a Volvo B10BLE/Wright Renown vehicle, presently allocated to Miscellaneous Works services on weekdays and acting as a primary spare vehicle for "Blue Arrow" service 11 on Saturdays.
November 2016 Go North East
Service changes taking place on Sunday 6th November 2016 saw the operation of service 9 (Sunderland - North Shields) transfer from Percy Main Depot to Deptford, and this vehicle has hence transferred from Percy Main Depot to Deptford in line with the operation of the service.
October 2016 Go North East
Following the transfer of Mercedes Citaro 0530N/Mercedes Citaro 5324 (NK58 DWA) from Riverside Depot to Washington to provide a dedicated spare vehicle for "Connections4" service 4, this vehicle has transferred from Washington Depot to Percy Main. It serves as a replacement for Dennis Trident/East Lancs Lolyne 3859 (W859 PNL) which was withdrawn from Percy Main Depot earlier this year having suffered fire damage, and provides the depot with an additional spare Scania L94UB/Wright Solar vehicle for "Blue Arrow" service 11, should a branded vehicle be unavailable.
May 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.
May 2015 Go North East
Following a number of publicity events to promote the investment into new vehicles for services 8 and 78, this vehicle has entered service at Chester-le-Street Depot. On Sundays; when the PVR of the "Coast & Country" services is reduced, 5401 (NK15 ENO) is allocated to services 14 and X22. This provides customers on these services with premium features such as free Wi-Fi and power... see more
May 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has received "Black Cats" branding. "Black Cats" is the new brand identity being introduced to encompass a variety of different frequent services in and around the city of Sunderland, promoting the cheap and competitively priced day and weekly tickets available for travel in the city (£3.65 for a day ticket, and £12.15 for a weekly ticket).
May 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has received "Citylink" branding, with sub-branding for service 57. The livery design has been slightly revised in line with the new features being available on the bus, and the cant rail has been revised to show the standardised design, with the text showing the words "Buses run early til late • Into the heart of the city up to every 20 minutes".
May 2018 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Deptford Depot to Chester-le-Street, to alleviate vehicle shortages.