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 Voyager: 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 Voyager: 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.
April 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has received "The Blaydon Racer" branding. "The Blaydon Racer" is the new brand name for services 12/12A (Newcastle - Winlaton), which were previously branded as "Toon Link". The brand name recognises the famous Geordie folk song written in the 19th century by Geordie Ridley, in a style deriving from music hall, containing references to Scotswood Road,... see more
April 2016 Go North East
Prior to the service changes taking place on Sunday 17th April 2016, this vehicle has transferred from Riverside Depot to Stanley, allowing a period of driver familiarisation on the Volvo B9TL vehicle type.
April 2016 Go North East
Ahead of upcoming service changes, due to commence from Sunday 22nd May 2016, which will see "SimpliCity" service 2 reduced to a 15-minute frequency, this vehicle has had the frequency on the cant rail revised to reflect the new frequency.
April 2011 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Stanley Depot to Percy Main.