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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Following completion of all required vehicle re-allocations; this vehicle has been temporarily withdrawn from service due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and has been officially delicensed (SORN'd), enabling Go North East to obtain a tax refund.
March 2020 Go North East
The inward transfer of Mercedes Citaro 0530N/Mercedes Citaro 5485 (HW07 CXV) from Deptford Depot to Riverside has resulted in the transfer of this vehicle from Riverside Depot to Percy Main. At Percy Main it will remain "Toon Link" branded and will be a spare vehicle for "Coaster" services 1/1A.
April 2019 Go North East Photograph by sean white
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In line with the operation of "Toon Link" services 6 and X31 transferring from Stanley Depot to Riverside, this vehicle has also transferred to Riverside.
October 2017 Go North East
In order to improve the customer experience on "Toon Link" services 6, X30/X31 and X70/X71, which all provide links between Newcastle, Stanley and Consett, this vehicle has been fitted with free customer Wi-Fi.
May 2017 Go North East Photograph by Lee Calder
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Having previously carried sub-branding for services X30/X31 (Stanley - Newcastle); this vehicle has had these vinyls stripped and new vinyls added, sporting the taglines "For city centre shops and leisure" and "Frequent buses to Newcastle".
October 2015 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Riverside Depot to Stanley, where it will see allocation to the revised "Toon Link" X30/X31 services.
October 2015 Go North East
Upcoming service changes will see services X30/X31 and new peak-time service X32 introduced to the "Toon Link" brand, and service 11 removed from the existing "Toon Link" brand. As such, this vehicle has received sub-branding for services X30/X31 (Newcastle - Stanley), ahead of its upcoming transfer to Stanley Depot.
October 2015 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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Ahead of upcoming service changes, this vehicle has lost its sub-branding for "Toon Link" services 11 and 31/32.
June 2015 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
https://www.flickr.com/photos/83823112@N03/18341446739/
This vehicle has returned to service at Riverside Depot.
June 2015 Go North East
This vehicle has received sub-branding for "Toon Link" services 11 and 31/32.
June 2015 Go North East
This vehicle has been repainted into a plain black base livery.
May 2015 Go North East
Following the entry into service of brand new Wright Streetlite DF/Wright Streetlite Micro-Hybrid vehicles on the "Red Kite" 45/46 services at Stanley Depot, this vehicle has been temporarily withdrawn from service and placed in storage at Saltmeadows Road Depot.
July 2012 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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This vehicle has received revised "Red Kite" branding, with sub-branding for services 45/46 (Newcastle - Consett).
June 2012 Go North East Photograph by tvtphotos
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Ahead of the "Red Kite" brand being re-launched, this vehicle has been repainted into a plain red base livery.
February 2007 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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This vehicle has entered service at Stanley Depot.
February 2007 Go North East
Ahead of its entry into service, this vehicle has gained "Red Kite" branding.
February 2007 Go North East
This vehicle, which carries a red base livery, has arrived into the Go North East fleet. It is currently being prepared for service at Saltmeadows Road Depot. Once prepared for service, it is expected that the vehicle will transfer to Stanley Depot.
June 2019 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Washington Depot to Chester-le-Street, on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages.
June 2017 Go North East
This vehicle, which carries a light red base livery, has arrived into the Go North East fleet. It is currently being prepared for service at Saltmeadows Road Depot. Manufactured by Wrightbus in Northern Ireland, this batch of vehicles feature the latest Euro 6 Micro-Hybrid engines with the cleanest vehicle emissions standards. Unlike previous examples in the fleet, they therefore feature a... see more
June 2018 Go North East
Previously with Go-Ahead London General as fleet number PVL410, this vehicle has now joined the Go North East fleet. Numbered separately from other double-deck vehicles in the fleet; it is one of a batch of 34 in the process of being amalgamated into the Go North East fleet, for exclusive use over the summer on Special Events and contracts (such as the Sunderland Tall Ships Park & Ride... see more
June 2018 Go North East
Prior to entering service, this vehicle has been repainted into Go North East's corporate livery. This example carries the tagline "Stay Connected | Many of our buses have free WiFi on board".