Go North East Fleet Go North East's 5255
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.
January 2019 Go North East Photograph by Dynamo: 5307, 5332
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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 "Never miss your stop | Many of our buses have next stop screens and announcements".
April 2016 Go North East Photograph by
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Prior to the service changes taking place on Sunday 17th April 2016, this vehicle has transferred from Chester-le-Street Depot to Washington, allowing a period of driver familiarisation on the Scania OmniCity vehicle type.
March 2014 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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This vehicle has received "Whey Aye Five 0" branding, with sub-branding for service 50 (South Shields - Durham).
February 2014 Go North East Photograph by Dynamo: 5307, 5332
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Following the entry into service of new Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 bodied Volvo B9TL vehicles on "Cobalt Clipper" services 309/310, this vehicle has transferred from Percy Main Depot to Chester-le-Street.
November 2013 Go North East Photograph by Ray Parnaby Bus Stop Photos
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Ahead of impending cascade due to the arrival of new Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 bodied Volvo B9TL vehicles which will see allocation to the "Cobalt Clipper" 309/310 services, this vehicle has been repainted into a light blue base livery. It is expected that the vehicle will transfer to Chester-le-Street Depot, where it will see allocation to "Whey Aye Five 0" service 50.
November 2010 Go North East Photograph by emdjt42
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This vehicle has gained "Cobalt Clipper" branding, with sub-branding for services 309 (Newcastle - Blyth) and 310 (Newcastle - North Shields).
October 2010 Go North East
As part of a re-branding scheme for the "Cobalt Clipper" 309/310 services, this vehicle has been repainted into a plain silver base livery.
April 2007 Go North East Photograph by emdjt42
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Having been delivered in a plain red base livery; this vehicle has now been repainted into a silver and blue base livery at Thornton Brothers, Ashington, and has also received "Cobalt Clipper" branding.
March 2007 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Washington Depot to Percy Main.
February 2007 Go North East
This vehicle has entered service at Washington 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.
June 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has entered service at Deptford Depot on "Black Cats" services 2/2A (Silksworth - Washington) and 39 (Doxford Park - Pennywell). The Optare Versas currently allocated to services 2/2A are in line to be cascaded to another depot, whilst the Scania L94s currently allocated to service 39 are in line to cascade to services 38 and 61 at Deptford.
June 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has entered service at Deptford Depot on "Black Cats" services 2/2A (Silksworth - Washington) and 39 (Doxford Park - Pennywell). The Optare Versas currently allocated to services 2/2A are in line to be cascaded to another depot, whilst the Scania L94s currently allocated to service 39 are in line to cascade to services 38 and 61 at Deptford.
June 2015 Go North East
Prior to cascade to Hexham Depot for school contracts, this vehicle has been temporarily withdrawn from service, and is receiving internal modifications at Thornton Brothers, Ashington, which see new seats installed, complete with seatbelts.
June 2012 Go North East
Ahead of the "Red Kite" brand being re-launched, this vehicle has been repainted into a plain red base livery.