Go North East Fleet Go North East's 5207
July 2020 Go North East
Due to the loss of Nexus Miscellaneous Works contracts from September 2020, this vehicle has been permanently withdrawn from service.
June 2020 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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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. Service 4274 in County Durham will also return to operation from this date, so this vehicle has been consequently reinstated at Deptford Depot.
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 re-licensed, but remains out of service.
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Following completion of all required vehicle re-allocations; this vehicle has been temporarily withdrawn from service due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and has been officially delicensed (SORN'd), enabling Go North East to obtain a tax refund.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 Peter Barclay
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Following temporary loan to Peterlee Depot, this vehicle has now returned to service at Deptford.
September 2018 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Deptford Depot to Peterlee, on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages.
April 2018 Go North East
Having been replaced at Chester-le-Street Depot by one of the former "South Tyne" branded Optare Versas, now in fleet livery at Chester-le-Street, this vehicle has transferred from Chester-le-Street Depot to Deptford.
August 2017 Go North East Photograph by Lee Calder
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This vehicle has received the tagline "Never miss your stop | Many of our buses have next stop screens and announcements".
June 2017 Go North East Photograph by dbp dearingbuspix
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Following the entry into service of new Wright Streetlites on "Black Cats" services 2/2A and 39, this vehicle has transferred from Deptford Depot to Chester-le-Street. From Sunday 19th March 2017; Go North East introduced an improved 30-minute frequency to service 13 on Monday to Saturday daytimes, and it will interwork with services 14 and X25. The revised PVR will be 10, and 8 of the vehicles allocated will be single-deck Scania L94UB/Wright Solar vehicles, which are more reliable and will reduce fuel and maintenance costs. With not enough single-decks being available at the time, two Volvo B7TL/Plaxton Presidents were retained, pending the cascade of single-decks from Deptford.
February 2017 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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In line with the delivery of new Wright Streetlite DF/Wright Streetlite Max Micro-Hybrid vehicles for the "Durham Diamond" 16/16A services, which is expected to see the cascade of the current "Durham Diamond" branded Mercedes Citaro 0530N/Mercedes Citaro vehicles to Deptford Depot for use on service X5, this vehicle has been repainted into Go North East's new corporate livery.
April 2016 Go North East Photograph by Tony Kuy
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This vehicle has had its sub-branding for "Fast Cats" services X35/X36 removed.
September 2020 Go North East
To allow better social distancing on "X-lines" service X20, the service is being temporarily upgraded to Wright Streetlites. As such, this vehicle has transferred from Chester-le-Street Depot to Deptford.
September 2006 Go North East
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 2007 Go North East
This vehicle has been repainted into Go North East's new red, yellow and blue 'swoop-style' fleet livery.
September 2016 Go North East
Since the withdrawal of Oxfordshire County Council subsidies on 20th July 2016, Thames Travel has been operating the Bicester Town bus services 22 and 23 on a commercial basis. These services run at a loss of approximately £4,500 per week and therefore this decision was a temporary arrangement, while Thames Travel continued discussions with several local stakeholders to pool existing... see more