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June 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has been sold for scrap to Trevor Wigley & Son Bus Ltd, Barnsley.
May 2016 Go North East
This vehicle has been withdrawn from service at Chester-le-Street Depot.
May 2016 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
https://www.flickr.com/photos/83823112@N03/27320658055/
England take on Sri Lanka in a Test Match at Emirates Riverside in Chester-le-Street from 27th until 31st May 2016. To make travel easy, Go North East are operating two special Park & Ride services. To provide an extra vehicles at Chester-le-Street for the duration of the Park & Ride services being in operation, this vehicle has been temporarily reinstated at Chester-le-Street Depot.
May 2016 Go North East
This vehicle has been withdrawn from service at Riverside Depot.
November 2015 Go North East Photograph by Steven Hodgson, John Soutar and Mark McCann
https://www.flickr.com/photos/67969712@N05/23175067620/
Following cascade of younger vehicles to Riverside Depot which are to be allocated to service 57, this vehicle has been repainted into Go North East's corporate livery.
November 2015 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
https://www.flickr.com/photos/83823112@N03/20406851861/
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 This means that this vehicle does not need to be withdrawn from service prior to 1 January 2016 (like all other non-DDA compliant single deckers).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
https://www.flickr.com/photos/83823112@N03/12277092326/
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.
June 2020 Go North East
With most scholars services in Tyne & Wear returning to operation from Monday 15 June, re-allocations have taken place to accommodate the operation of all of these services. Services 13 and 25 at Chester-le-Street will now be operated by single-deck vehicles to assist in the release of double-deck vehicles for scholars. This is one of the vehicles which have been released as a consequence, and... see more
June 2020 Go North East
From Monday 1 June 2020, in line with guidance from the government, Go North East's bus services will start returning to what can be considered a 'normal' level of service on weekdays (albeit still reduced on weekends), also with some minor changes which had originally been planned to take place from 17 May 2020. As such, this vehicle has now been reinstated at Deptford.
June 2019 Go North East
Surplus to requirements at Riverside following completion of the repainting of the former "Prince Bishops" branded Wright Streetlite DF/Wright Streetlite Max Micro-Hybrid vehicles which had transferred from Deptford; this vehicle has now transferred from Riverside Depot to Chester-le-Street, in order to alleviate vehicle shortages.
June 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has entered service at Deptford Depot on "Black Cats" services 2/2A (Silksworth - Washington) and 39 (Doxford Park - Pennywell). The Optare Versas currently allocated to services 2/2A are in line to be cascaded to another depot, whilst the Scania L94s currently allocated to service 39 are in line to cascade to services 38 and 61 at Deptford.