Go North East Fleet Go North East's 5252
May 2019 Go North East
In line with service changes and the introduction of new brand identities, there were a large number of vehicle re-allocations which took place on Sunday 19 May, the significance of which have been likened to the South Shields and Bishop Auckland depot closures in 2005 and 2006 respectively. This vehicle has transferred from Riverside Depot to Chester-le-Street, where it should see primary allocation to services 13/14/25/X22.
April 2019 Go North East Photograph by Dan's Bus Photos
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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. Although this vehicle isn't branded as "Toon Link", it will form part of the PVR of services 6 and X31.
September 2018 Go North East
Following temporary loan to Chester-le-Street Depot, this vehicle has now returned to service at Stanley.
September 2018 Go North East Photograph by Guy Park-Royal
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This vehicle has transferred from Stanley Depot to Chester-le-Street, on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages.
February 2018 Go North East
Following the entry into service of the former “Angel” branded Volvo B5LH/Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 vehicles on the “Coaster” 1/1A services, this vehicle has been released for cascade to Stanley Depot.
December 2017 Go North East Photograph by Steven Hodgson, John Soutar and Mark McCann
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Ahead of the cascade of the former "Angel" branded Volvo B5LH/Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 vehicles to Percy Main; where they will be branded for and operate the "Coaster" 1/1A services, this vehicle has 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"
December 2015 Go North East
As part of a project to upgrade "Coaster" service 1 (Wrekenton - Gateshead - Whitley Bay), this vehicle has been fitted with free customer Wi-Fi. This follows a recent deep clean on all of the "Coaster" branded vehicles at Thornton Brothers, Ashington.
October 2013 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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Coinciding with service changes effective 1st September 2013, this vehicle has received "Coaster" branding, with sub-branding for service 1 (Wrekenton - Whitley Bay).
October 2013 Go North East
Following recent service changes which saw "Coaster" service 1 extend to Wrekenton via Low Fell and Harlow Green, replacing service 24 and providing customers on this route with a direct service to Newcastle, this vehicle has been repainted into a plain blue base livery. It is expected that the "Coaster" brand will be revised in line with the service changes, and the new brand design will focus on the coastal section of the route (Whitley Bay - North Shields).
November 2010 Go North East Photograph by Matt D Williamson
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Following the entry into service of Mercedes Citaro vehicles at Percy Main on "Cobalt Clipper" services 309/310, this vehicle has been repainted into a plain cream base livery, for allocation to "Coaster" service 1 (receiving appropriate branding at a later date).
March 2008 Go North East Photograph by Carlisle Bus Group
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This vehicle has been repainted into a silver and blue base livery at Thornton Brothers, Ashington, and has also received "Cobalt Clipper" branding, with sub-branding for services 309/310.
September 2007 Go North East Photograph by Carlisle Bus Group
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This vehicle has transferred from Stanley Depot to Percy Main, and presently retains the company's corporate livery.
February 2007 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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This vehicle, which carries Go North East's corporate livery, has entered service at Stanley Depot. When the vehicle is not required to cover for a branded vehicle on the "Red Kite" or "West Durham Swift" services, it should form the allocation of service 15 (Durham - Consett).
February 2007 Go North East
Ahead of its entry into service, this vehicle has gained corporate livery logos. It is expected to act as a spare vehicle at Stanley Depot.
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.
October 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Chester-le-Street Depot to Crook, on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages.
October 2017 Go North East
Having previously carried a plain red base livery, this vehicle has been repainted into a plain black base livery. It is planned for this vehicle to receive a promotional livery.
October 2015 Go North East
This vehicle has received modifications at Thornton Brothers, Ashington, and as such is now DDA-compliant. This means that this vehicle does not need to be withdrawn from service prior to 1 January 2016 (like all other non-DDA compliant single deckers).
October 2006 Go North East
This vehicle has received "Twenty One, 24 hour service" branding.