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Go North East's 5214 - NK54 NVJ Go North East Fleet Archive Go North East's 5214

Vehicle Details

Registration: NK54 NVJ

Chassis: Scania L94UB

Bodywork: Wright Solar

Depot: Hodgson's Coaches, Barnard Castle

Livery: White

Year new: 2004

Vehicle History

July 2020 Go North East Photograph by Paul Claxton This vehicle has been sold to Hodgson's Coaches, Barnard Castle, where it has received cherished registration plate 'A6 HCO'.
June 2020 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham 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June 2020 Go North East This vehicle has now been permanently withdrawn from service at Go North East, and is being prepared for disposal, with a buyer having been sourced.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April 2020 Go North East Following completion of all required vehicle re-allocations; this vehicle has been temporarily withdrawn from service due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and has been officially delicensed (SORN'd), enabling Go North East to obtain a tax refund.
August 2018 Go North East Following temporary loan to Peterlee Depot, this vehicle has now returned to service at Deptford.
August 2018 Go North East This vehicle has transferred from Deptford Depot to Peterlee, on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages.
February 2018 Go North East Following the cascade of Scania L94UB/Wright Solar 4945 (NK51 OLJ) and Scania L94UB/Wright Solar 5201 (NK54 NUU) to Chester-le-Street Depot, this vehicle has transferred from Chester-le-Street Depot to Deptford. It is required at Deptford following service revisions effective 28th January 2018, which saw the vehicle allocation for "See it, Do it, Sunderland" services 35/35A revised to be Scania L94UB/Wright Solar vehicles.
January 2018 Go North East Following temporary loan to Crook Depot, this vehicle has now returned to service at Chester-le-Street.
January 2018 Go North East This vehicle has transferred from Chester-le-Street Depot to Crook, on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages.
November 2017 Go North East Following temporary loan to Stanley, this vehicle has now returned to service at Chester-le-Street Depot.
November 2017 Go North East Photograph by Jamie OLD ACCOUNT HAHA This vehicle has transferred from Chester-le-Street Depot to Stanley, on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages.
October 2017 Go North East Following temporary loan to Crook Depot, this vehicle has returned to service at Chester-le-Street.
September 2017 Go North East This vehicle has transferred from Chester-le-Street Depot to Crook, on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages.
August 2017 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham This vehicle has received the tagline "Stay Connected | Many of our buses have free WiFi on board".
August 2017 Go North East Though originally intended to return to service at Chester-le-Street on 9th August 2017, the diversion route continued on until this day due to the works on the Washington Highway being continued into this day. As such, a day later than expected, this vehicle has now returned to service at Chester-le-Street, with the "Red Arrows" X1 service returning to the route it usually operates.
August 2017 Go North East This vehicle has transferred from Chester-le-Street Depot to Washington. Released from Chester-le-Street following the temporary transfer of four "Red Arrows" branded Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 bodied Volvo B9TLs to operate services 13/X25; the temporary transfer of this vehicle to Washington coincides with a short notice road closure by Sunderland City Council, which means that northbound buses on "Red Arrows" service X1 are unable to run direct along the Washington Highway on 7th and 8th August 2017, and will need to be diverted along Bonemill Lane, via Fatfield Bridge and Station Road to Shiney Row. Due to the low bridge in the area, double-deck vehicles cannot be allocated to the X1 service during this time.
March 2017 Go North East Following the entry into service of the refurbished Mercedes Citaros on "Wear Xpress" service X5, this vehicle has transferred from Deptford Depot to Chester-le-Street. From Sunday 19th March 2017; Go North East will introduce 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.
February 2017 Go North East Following temporary loan to Chester-le-Street Depot, this vehicle has returned to service at Deptford.
February 2017 Go North East Photograph by R852PRG This vehicle has transferred from Deptford Depot to Chester-le-Street, on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages.
December 2016 Go North East Photograph by This vehicle has been treated to a partial repaint into Go North East's new corporate livery. The new livery design is a a lot more eye-catching and features a two-tone base livery, with the traditional key colour of red towards the front of the bus, and non-metallic dark blue towards the back. It is thought that further vinyls will be added at a later date, in order to reflect the quality and customer values of Go North East.
May 2016 Go North East Having previously carried "Prince Bishops" branding, this vehicle has been repainted into Go North East's corporate livery.
December 2006 Go North East Photograph by 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 Prior to new branding being launched, this vehicle has been repainted into a plain purple base livery.
October 2006 Go North East Prior to new branding being launched, this vehicle has been repainted into a plain purple base livery.

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February 2019 Go North East Remaining in a float/reserve capacity pending the re-commencement of the seasonal Hadrian's Wall Country Bus AD122 service, this vehicle has transferred from Riverside Depot to Hexham, in order to alleviate vehicle shortages.
February 2017 Go North East This vehicle has entered service at Riverside Depot on "The 49" services 49/49A.
February 2013 Go North East Ahead of its entry into service, this vehicle has gained "TEN" branding.
February 2007 Go North East This vehicle has been repainted into Go North East's new red, yellow and blue 'swoop-style' fleet livery, and has also been fitted with new LED destination displays.
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... see more
February 2019 Go North East This vehicle has now been delivered to Go North East, and is now undergoing PDI prior to entering service. This batch of five coaches have been ordered to replace the oldest stock at Chester-le-Street Depot's Coaching Unit,... see more
February 2014 Go North East This vehicle has gained a rear advertisement to promote the Bluereef Aquarium, Tynemouth.
February 2018 Go North East This vehicle has returned to service at Riverside Depot.
February 2007 Go North East This vehicle has entered service at Chester-le-Street Depot.
February 2013 Go North East This vehicle has entered service at Hexham Depot.