Go North East Fleet Go North East's 5213
June 2020 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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Prior to disposal, this vehicle has been repainted into a plain white base livery. It is expected to be collected by the buyer next week.
June 2020 Go North East
This vehicle has now been permanently withdrawn from service at Go North East, and is being prepared for disposal, with a buyer having been sourced.
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Following completion of all required vehicle re-allocations; this vehicle has been temporarily withdrawn from service due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and has been officially delicensed (SORN'd), enabling Go North East to obtain a tax refund.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 2017 Go North East Photograph by Snakebite90
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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 2016 Go North East Photograph by Matthew Jimmison
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Having previously carried "Prince Bishops" branding, this vehicle has been repainted into a plain red base livery.
May 2016 Go North East
Following temporary loan to Chester-le-Street Depot, this vehicle has returned to service at Deptford.
May 2016 Go North East Photograph by Ben Stoves
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This vehicle has transferred from Deptford Depot to Chester-le-Street, on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages.
December 2006 Go North East
In line with service changes which have seen the withdrawal of services 220/222 (Sunderland - Durham) and the introduction of service 20, this vehicle has received "Prince Bishops" branding.
October 2006 Go North East Photograph by Carlisle Bus Group
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Prior to new branding being launched, this vehicle has been repainted into a plain purple base livery.
September 2015 Go North East
Ahead of upcoming service changes; this vehicle has lost its "The Highwayman" branding, having been repainted into Go North East's corporate livery.
September 2008 Go North East
This vehicle has received "Yellow Bus" branding.
September 2019 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Chester-le-Street Depot to Riverside. At Riverside, this vehicle should see primary allocation to services 67/69. This transfer has taken place due to contract changes resulting in services 67/69 at Riverside requiring Euro 5 emission vehicles. Once similar Optare Versa 8307 - 8309 are fitted with Euro 6 SCRTs, this vehicle will return to Chester-le-Street.
September 2018 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Stanley Depot to Chester-le-Street, on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages.