Go North East Fleet Go North East's 5260
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.
March 2019 Go North East Photograph by
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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. Due to a change in stance on the use of the yellow cant rail tagline messages, this vehicle has not been fitted with one.
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.
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 Chester-le-Street Depot to Washington.
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).
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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 Matt D Williamson
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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.
April 2011 Go North East Photograph by Richard Covey
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This vehicle has received "Cobalt Clipper" branding, with sub-branding for services 309/310.
April 2011 Go North East Photograph by Ray Parnaby Bus Stop Photos
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This vehicle has transferred from Stanley Depot to Percy Main.
April 2011 Go North East Photograph by Carlisle Bus Group
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Ahead of impending transfer to Percy Main Depot where it will form part of the "Cobalt Clipper" 309/310 service allocation, this vehicle has been repainted into a plain silver base livery.
September 2007 Go North East Photograph by Carlisle Bus Group
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This vehicle has transferred from Chester-le-Street Depot to Stanley.
February 2007 Go North East Photograph by Carlisle Bus Group
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This vehicle has entered service at Chester-le-Street 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.
February 2007 Go North East
This vehicle, which carries a white 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 2018 Go North East
The contract for service 168, currently operated by Peterlee Depot, is to be extended until May 2019. To improve the efficiency of the low-cost rota at Chester-le-Street, the operation of service 168 and evening service 237 will transfer to Chester-le-Street from 14th April 2018. As such, this vehicle has transferred from Peterlee Depot to Chester-le-Street, to operate these services.
April 2016 Go North East
This vehicle has received the orange variant of the revised "Loop" branding.
April 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has been temporarily withdrawn from service at Riverside Depot and released for internal refurbished and repaint at Bus & Coach World, Blackburn. The extensive refurbishment work includes, but is not limited to, external repaint; deep cleaning of the interior of the vehicle; renewal of floor coverings; cleaning all seat frames and re-trimming seats into leather with USB sockets on... see more
April 2019 Go North East
In order to provide a higher-specification vehicle on service X30 (Stanley - Newcastle), this vehicle has transferred from Saltmeadows Road Depot to the Hownsgill Depot.