Go North East Fleet Archive Go North East's 5160
June 2016 Go North East
This vehicle has been sold for scrap to Trevor Wigley & Son Bus Ltd, Barnsley.
December 2015 Go North East
This vehicle has been withdrawn from service at Stanley Depot, and is now in storage at Saltmeadows Road Depot.
December 2015 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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Initially a temporary transfer to Stanley Depot for the duration of the closure of Edmondsley Crossroads between Monday 7th December and Friday 11th December 2015, this vehicle has been retained at Stanley Depot, as a float/reserve vehicle, due to the early withdrawal of Dennis Trident/East Lancs Lolyne 3874 (W184 SCU) following accident damage. It will be replaced prior to 1st January 2016 by another vehicle, as this vehicle does not meet DDA / PSVAR regulations and is not intended to be modified.
December 2015 Go North East Photograph by
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Due to the closure of Edmondsley Crossroads between Monday 7th December and Friday 11th December 2015, the PVR of the "Durham Diamond" 16/16A services has increased by two vehicles, due to the increased journey time associated with the diversionary route in place. As such, this vehicle has transferred from Percy Main Depot to Stanley, on temporary loan.
November 2015 Go North East Photograph by Snakebite90
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Following the end of the Springwell Road shuttle service, this vehicle remains in use and has transferred from Riverside Depot to Percy Main, providing an additional spare vehicle while some of Percy Main's dual-door Wright Renown bodied Volvo B10BLEs undergo DDA modifications.
November 2015 Go North East Photograph by Guy Park-Royal
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This vehicle has been reinstated at Riverside Depot for use on a free shuttle service which has been provided by Gateshead Council due to Springwell Road being resurfaced on Wednesday 11th November 2015 and Friday 13th November 2015 between 08:00 and 16:00.
October 2015 Go North East
This vehicle has been withdrawn from service at Riverside Depot.
February 2015 Go North East
All of Saltmeadows Road's operations have transferred to Riverside Depot, which has resulted in the transfer of this vehicle from Saltmeadows Road Depot to Riverside. It is not yet known what the future will hold for Saltmeadows Road Depot, but maintenance and repairs, repaints and re-trims, and the storage of new vehicles, is still expected to be held at Saltmeadows Road Depot for the foreseeable future.
February 2014 Go North East
With the opening of the new Riverside Depot which replaces the old Gateshead and Winlaton Depots; eleven vehicles from Saltmeadows Road Depot have transferred to Riverside Depot (including this vehicle), due to the operation of various services being additionally transferred.
January 2014 Go North East
This vehicle has entered service at Deptford Depot, primarily acting as a spare vehicle for "Fab Fifty Six" service 56 (Sunderland - Newcastle). When not required to cover for a branded vehicle on "Fab Fifty Six" service 56, it should instead be allocated to "Prince Bishops" service 20 as first priority.
January 2016 Go North East
In January 2014; Go North East fitted a white LED destination display to Riverside-based Optare Versa V1170/Optare 5390 (NL63 YAY), as a trial to compare against the standard amber displays. Go North East has now fitted a larger display, with more LEDs, to this vehicle, as a trial to compare against 5390's white 144x19 display. It is a 160x24 display, which is the same size used in the rear... see more
January 2017 Go North East
This vehicle, which carries a red and blue base livery, has arrived into the Go North East fleet. It is currently being prepared for service at Saltmeadows Road Depot. Manufactured by Wrightbus in Northern Ireland, this batch of vehicles feature the latest Euro 6 Micro-Hybrid engines with the cleanest vehicle emissions standards. Unlike previous examples in the fleet, they therefore feature a... see more
January 2016 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Riverside Depot to Hexham, on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages.