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February 2019 Go North East
In order to enhance the quality of service provided to passengers on services 5 and 50, this vehicle has been fitted with free customer Wi-Fi. This contributes towards Go North East's project to upgrade every service in the Washington and South Tyneside areas with free Wi-Fi.
June 2016 Go North East
This vehicle has now received "Whey Aye Five 0" branding.
April 2016 Go North East
With the operation of "Whey Aye Five 0" service 50 transferring to Washington Depot as part of service changes effective Sunday 17th April 2016, this vehicle has transferred from Percy Main Depot to Washington.
March 2016 Go North East
This vehicle has lost its "Cobalt Connect" branding, having been repainted into a light blue base livery. Upcoming service changes in April 2016 will see "Whey Aye Five 0" service 50 interwork with service 5, which is currently operated by Riverside Depot. Both services will instead operate from Washington Depot and fall under the "Whey Aye Five 0" brand, providing a consistent brand identity for services 5 and 50 on the Boldon - West Harton - South Shields corridor. It is thought that this vehicle will be one of five to join the "Whey Aye Five 0" brand.
April 2014 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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To complement recent marketing of brand new money-saving tickets on the "Cobalt Connect" 19 service, which are available for £19.50 and offer unlimited travel for seven days on the "Cobalt Connect" 19 service, the vehicles allocated to the service are to undergo extensive refurbishment. This vehicle is the first of the batch to be refurbished, with assistance from 'Go Smarter'. It has been sent to Thorntons Brothers, Ashington, and the refurbishment includes all seats being re-trimmed, flooring being painted grey, and new-style LED lighting in the saloon of the vehicle being installed.
April 2013 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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This vehicle has gained branding for "Cobalt Connect" service 19. This brand replaces the "Route 19" brand and the former allocation on service 19 will be displaced as a result.
December 2012 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Stanley Depot to Percy Main.
November 2012 Go North East
This vehicle has been repainted into a plain red base livery.
February 2007 Go North East
This vehicle has entered service at Stanley Depot.
February 2007 Go North East
Ahead of its entry into service, this vehicle has gained "West Durham Swift" branding, for services 70 and X30/X31.
February 2007 Go North East
This vehicle, which carries a red base livery, has arrived into the Go North East fleet. It features high backed 'Civic V3' seating, and is currently being prepared for service at Saltmeadows Road Depot. Once prepared for service, it is expected that this vehicle will transfer to Stanley Depot.
April 2017 Go North East
Ahead of upcoming service changes in May, this vehicle has been repainted into a plain black base livery. From May 21st 2017; services 6, X30/X31 and X70/X71 will all be branded as "Toon Link" with a mixed allocation of Scania OmniCitys and Scania OmniDekkas (the latter of which will be allocated to certain running boards in order to provide a higher capacity on certain peak-time... see more
April 2017 Go North East
With "Toon Link" service 12 being upgraded with the former "Blaydon Racers" branded Mercedes Citaro 0530N/Mercedes Citaro vehicles, now internally refurbished and repainted into a plain black base livery, this vehicle has transferred from Riverside Depot to Stanley. Upcoming service changes in May will see the "Toon Link" brand encompass services 6, X30/X31 and... see more
April 2017 Go North East
Serving as a replacement for Transbus MPD/Transbus Mini Pointer 570 (NK53 TMU) which was withdrawn having sustained defects uneconomical to repair, this vehicle has transferred from Riverside Depot to Deptford.
April 2016 Go North East
This vehicle has had its sub-branding for "Fast Cats" services X35/X36 removed.