Go North East Fleet Go North East's 5273
September 2020 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Riverside Depot to Chester-le-Street, with service 34 once again returning to an allocation of Scania OmniCitys, due to the Wright Streetlites being required elsewhere.
September 2020 Go North East Photograph by A&LSP8
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In line with the re-commencement of scholars services for the 2020/21 academic year; this vehicle has transferred from Percy Main Depot to Riverside.
June 2020 Go North East Photograph by Gary James Mitchelhill
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With most scholars services in Tyne & Wear returning to operation from Monday 15 June, re-allocations have taken place to accommodate the operation of all of these services. As such, this vehicle has been reinstated at Percy Main.
June 2020 Go North East
From Monday 1 June 2020, in line with guidance from the government, Go North East's bus services will start returning to what can be considered a 'normal' level of service on weekdays (albeit still reduced on weekends), also with some minor changes which had originally been planned to take place from 17 May 2020. As such, this vehicle has now been re-licensed, but remains out of service.
April 2020 Go North East
Following completion of all required vehicle re-allocations; this vehicle has been temporarily withdrawn from service due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and has been officially delicensed (SORN'd), enabling Go North East to obtain a tax refund.
November 2019 Go North East Photograph by Snakebite90
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Having previously carried "Blue Arrow" branding, this vehicle has now been repainted into Go North East's 2019 fleet livery.
March 2018 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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Following repaint and the application of branding; this vehicle has returned to service at Percy Main Depot, where it will now be allocated to "Blue Arrow" service 11 (Whitley Bay - Metrocentre).
March 2018 Go North East
In order to upgrade the "Blue Arrow" 11 service, which operates between Whitley Bay and the Metrocentre, via Wallsend, Newcastle and Gateshead, Scania CN230UB/Scania Omnicitys 5266 - 5273 are to be cascaded to the route in line with the entry into service of the former "Angel" branded Volvo B5LH/Wright Eclipse Gemini 2s on the "Coaster" 1/1A services. This allows passengers on this route to benefit from high-backed Esteban Civic V3 seating and the provision of free Wi-Fi, and will lead to the withdrawal of the Scania L94UB/Wright Solar vehicles currently allocated. Following repaint and prior to returning service at Percy Main, this vehicle has received "Blue Arrow" branding.
March 2018 Go North East
Released following the entry into service of the former "Angel" branded Volvo B5LH/Wright Eclipse Gemini 2s on the "Coaster" 1/1A services; this vehicle, which previously carried "Coaster" branding, has been repainted into a dark blue base livery.
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. Should any "Coaster" branded vehicles be off the road, this vehicle should be allocated to maintain a standardised service specification.
November 2015 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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This vehicle has transferred from Stanley Depot to Percy Main.
March 2014 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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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 Stanley.
January 2014 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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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 Go North East's corporate livery.
September 2012 Go North East Photograph by Matt D Williamson
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This vehicle has transferred from Stanley Depot to Percy Main.
July 2012 Go North East Photograph by emdjt42
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Ahead of impending transfer to Percy Main Depot, where it will see allocation to the "Cobalt Clipper" 309 (Newcastle - Blyth) and 310 (Newcastle - North Shields) services, this vehicle has been repainted into a plain silver base livery at Thornton Brothers, Ashington.
April 2009 Go North East Photograph by Peter Barclay
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Following the cascade of double-deck vehicles to upgrade the "Angel" services, this vehicle has been transferred from Chester-le-Street Depot to Stanley. This vehicle has also undergone a repaint into a plain red base livery.
July 2007 Go North East Photograph by Peter Barclay
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This vehicle has received "Angel" branding.
June 2007 Go North East Photograph by Carlisle Bus Group
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Following the entry into service of the remaining "Red Arrows" branded Mercedes Citaro at Washington Depot, this vehicle has transferred to Chester-le-Street Depot.
February 2007 Go North East Photograph by Carlisle Bus Group
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Pending delivery of new "Red Arrows" branded Mercedes Citaros, this vehicle has entered service at Washington Depot. Once the new Mercedes Citaros are delivered, it is expected that this vehicle will transfer to Chester-le-Street Depot, seeing use on the "Angel" services.
February 2007 Go North East
This vehicle, which carries a pink 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.
November 2015 Go North East
This vehicle has been reinstated at Riverside Depot for use on a free shuttle service which has been provided by Gateshead Council due to Springwell Road being resurfaced on Wednesday 11th November 2015 and Friday 13th November 2015 between 08:00 and 16:00.
November 2018 Go North East
To allow greater flexibility of the Optare Versa allocations at Chester-le-Street Depot, the "Lambton Worm" brand is being removed from the 34/34A services, following in the footsteps of the removal of the "Waggonway" brand from services 28/28A earlier this year. As such this vehicle has now been repainted into Go North East's corporate livery. This example carries the... see more
November 2015 Go North East
This vehicle has received "Northern" branding, which is the new brand name for services 6 and X70/X71. As part of recent service changes, new service 6 was introduced as a replacement for the northern section of the old "Diamond" 43/44 services, so the name is appropriate for the route as well as commemorating the company's heritage with a fresh modern outlook on the... see more
November 2015 Go North East
Having previously carried "Red Arrows" branding, this vehicle has been repainted into a plain red base livery.