Go North East Fleet Archive Go North East's 5209
August 2020 Go North East Photograph by Guy Park-Royal
https://www.flickr.com/photos/98641142@N08/50391256392/
This vehicle has been sold to JH Coaches, Birtley.
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Due to the loss of Nexus Miscellaneous Works contracts from September 2020, this vehicle has been permanently withdrawn from service.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 aptyldsley
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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Following completion of all required vehicle re-allocations; this vehicle has been temporarily withdrawn from service due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and has been officially delicensed (SORN'd), enabling Go North East to obtain a tax refund.
June 2018 Go North East
Following temporary loan to Peterlee Depot, this vehicle has now returned to service at Deptford.
June 2018 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Deptford Depot to Peterlee, on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages.
January 2018 Go North East
Following the cascade of former Crook-based Optare Solo SR M890/Optare 695 (YJ13 HOA) to Chester-le-Street to operate "Lambton Worm" services 34/34A, this vehicle has transferred from Chester-le-Street Depot to Deptford. There is a higher requirement for Scania L94UB/Wright Solar vehicles at Deptford Depot in line with the service changes taking place from 28th January 2018, which will see service 35's allocation changed from Mercedes Citaros to Scania L94s.
September 2017 Go North East Photograph by Lee Calder
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Following the loss of Miscellaneous Works and scholars contracts, this vehicle has transferred from Deptford Depot to Chester-le-Street.
August 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has received the tagline "Stay Connected | Many of our buses have free WiFi on board"
February 2017 Go North East Photograph by emdjt42
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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 emdjt42
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This vehicle has had its sub-branding for "Fast Cats" services X35/X36 removed.
February 2008 Go North East
Following repaint last year, this vehicle has received "The Gateshead Loop" branding, for services 93/94, which operate circular services clockwise and anti-clockwise around Gateshead, Team Valley, Low Fell, QE Hospital and Heworth.
February 2013 Go North East
This vehicle has entered service at Hexham Depot.
February 2019 Go North East
Having been replaced in the fleet at Chester-le-Street by similar 5201 (NK54 NUU), this vehicle has transferred from Chester-le-Street Depot to Percy Main, in a float/reserve capacity. Alongside Scania L94UB/Wright Solar 5204 (NK54 NUX) and 5215 (NK54 NVL), this vehicle should be allocated to a Nexus Miscellaneous Works contract board, releasing a fleet livery Scania CN230UB/Scania Omnicity to... see more
February 2018 Go North East
Following repaint and the application of branding; this vehicle has returned to service at Percy Main Depot, where it will now be allocated to "Blue Arrow" service 11 (Whitley Bay - Metrocentre).