Go North East Fleet Go North East's 5247
January 2020 Go North East
In partnership with South Tyneside Council; this vehicle has received exhaust modifications, increasing the Euro standard of this bus from Euro 4 to Euro 6.
August 2019 Go North East Photograph by kieron mathews
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This vehicle has been repainted into the 2019 fleet livery.
February 2019 Go North East Photograph by North East Malarkey
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With route branding across the network being reviewed, services 5 and 50 (currently branded "Whey Aye Five 0") are the next routes to lose route branding. This three-quarter life repaint into Go North East's fleet livery reflects the interworking of service 50 with the 5, the fit in of these services in Go North East's network, and the age of the Scania OmniCity fleet. As such this vehicle has now been repainted into Go North East's corporate livery. This example carries the tagline "It's our fantastic people - all 2000 of them - that make the wheels on our buses go round and round".
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.
May 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.
April 2016 Go North East
This vehicle has lost Go North East's corporate livery, 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 2013 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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Go North East stated in a customer consultation to review the 9 and X3 services that the company wished to increase the frequency of service 9 (Sunderland - Boldon - Jarrow - North Shields) to every 20 minutes across the whole route and introduce route branding to the service. Customers did not favour these plans, and alternative service changes being introduced meant that the plan to brand 5247, 5248, 5249 and 5274 did not go ahead. Instead, these vehicles have gained large 'Northern' fleet names.
December 2012 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Stanley Depot to Percy Main.
December 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.
February 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has been sold for scrap to Alpha Recovery, Weetslade.
February 2018 Go North East
This vehicle has returned to service at Riverside Depot.
February 2018 Go North East
Following the entry into service of new double-deck vehicles on "Angel" service 21, representing a £4.3 million investment, this vehicle has been repainted into Go North East's corporate livery. This example has been fitted with the tagline "Stay Connected | Many of our buses have free WiFi on board". It is planned for both Volvo B7TL/Wright Eclipse Gemini 3962 (JCN... see more
February 2019 Go North East
Following temporary loan to Go-Ahead London, this vehicle has now returned to Go North East, remaining within the Special Events Fleet at Riverside Depot.