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April 2017 Go North East Photograph by Voyager: 5307, 5332
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This vehicle has returned to service at Deptford Depot, where it will be allocated to "Wear Xpress" service X5 (Sunderland - Hartlepool).
March 2017 Go North East
Prior to returning to service; this vehicle has received "Wear Xpress" branding, with sub-branding for service X5 (Sunderland - Hartlepool).
March 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has returned to Go North East following internal refurbishment and repaint into a plain maroon base livery. It is currently undergoing preparation for service at Saltmeadows Road Depot prior to allocation to Deptford Depot for "Wear Xpress" service X5 (Sunderland - Hartlepool).
January 2017 Go North East
Following the entry into service of new Wright Streetlite DF/Wright Streetlite Max Micro-Hybrid vehicles on "Durham Diamond" service 16, this vehicle has been temporarily withdrawn from service to be internally refurbished and repainted at Bus & Coach World, Blackburn.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 the back of every seat; fitting blue accent lighting underneath seats to provide extra light on the gangway; and fitting Next Stop Announcements.
January 2017 Go North East
Prior to impending cascade following the entry into service of new Wright Streetlite DF/Wright Streetlite Max Micro-Hybrid vehicles on "Durham Diamond" service 16, this vehicle has been fitted with free customer Wi-Fi.
October 2015 Go North East
This vehicle has received "Durham Diamond" branding, with sub-branding for services 16/16A (Durham - Stanley - Castleside). The new "Durham Diamond" brand replaces the current branding on "Diamond" services 43/44 and "Venture" service V8, coinciding with service changes which will take place at the end of October.
September 2015 Go North East Photograph by Matthew Jimmison
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Ahead of upcoming service changes; this vehicle has lost its "Diamond" branding, having been repainted into a midnight blue base livery.
February 2012 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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This vehicle has received "Diamond" branding, with sub-branding for services 43/44 (Durham - Newcastle).
January 2012 Go North East Photograph by Ray Parnaby Bus Stop Photos
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This vehicle has been transferred from Gateshead Depot to Stanley.
November 2011 Go North East Photograph by emdjt42
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Ahead of the arrival of ex-London articulated Mercedes Citaros which are to be allocated to "Citylink" service 58, this vehicle has been repainted into a plain orange base livery, where it is expected to be re-allocated to Stanley Depot for use on "Diamond" services 43/44.
April 2008 Go North East
This vehicle has entered service at Gateshead Depot.
March 2008 Go North East
Ahead of its entry into service, this vehicle has received "Citylink" branding.
March 2008 Go North East
This vehicle, which carries a plain gold base livery, has arrived into the Go North East fleet, and is currently being prepared for service at Saltmeadows Road Depot.
January 2012 Go North East
This vehicle has gained a special commemorative livery to celebrate the centenary of OK Motor Services, and will act as a spare vehicle for "The OK Expressway" service OK1, deputising when a branded vehicle is unavailable. Following the unexpected death of Wade Emmerson Snr. in August 1994, Go-Ahead purchased the company's operations from the majority shareholder of OK, Wade... see more
January 2018 Go North East
From 28th January 2018, Go North East are making changes to a number of services to improve reliability and to allow new travel opportunities. As part of these service changes; the section of the route on service 9 between Jarrow and North Shields will be replaced by service 5, and, from Jarrow, service 9 will now run to Lukes Lane Estate, via Argyle Street, Lyon Street, Hebburn Town Centre,... see more
January 2016 Go North East
To replace Volvo B10BLE/Wright Renown 4897 (V987 ETN) at Hexham Depot following its return to Riverside, this vehicle has transferred to Hexham Depot on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages.
January 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has been sold for scrap to Alpha Recovery, Weetslade.