Go North East Fleet Go North East's 5292
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 reinstated at Deptford.
April 2020 Go North East Photograph by Ray Parnaby Bus Stop Photos
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Following completion of all required vehicle re-allocations; this vehicle has been temporarily withdrawn from service due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and has been officially delicensed (SORN'd), enabling Go North East to obtain a tax refund.
August 2017 Go North East
Having been off the road since November 2015, this vehicle has now returned to service at Deptford Depot.
August 2017 Go North East
Ahead of the upcoming Sunderland Pride event, this vehicle has been branded up to support the event and the wider cause of promoting unity and celebrating diversity.
August 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has returned to Go North East following internal refurbishment and repaint into a plain yellow base livery. It is currently undergoing preparation for service at Saltmeadows Road Depot prior to allocation to Deptford Depot; acting as the spare vehicle for "Wear Xpress" service X5 (Sunderland - Hartlepool), replacing Mercedes Citaro 0530N/Mercedes Citaro 5284 (NK08 CFP) currently in this capacity.
June 2017 Go North East
Following completion of annual PSV test; this vehicle has been fitted with free Wi-Fi, 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 the back of every seat; fitting blue accent lighting underneath seats to provide extra light on the gangway; and fitting Next Stop Announcements.
May 2017 Go North East Photograph by Snakebite90
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Having been impounded by the police since November 2015 following its involvement in a fatal collision, this vehicle has now been returned to Go North East. It will undergo minor bodywork and windscreen repairs at Saltmeadows Road Depot, then prepared for annual PSV test. After this, it will be sent to Bus & Coach World, Blackburn, for repaint and internal refurbishment.
November 2015 Go North East
Having been involved in a tragic accident; this vehicle has been temporarily withdrawn from service and has been impounded at Hogarths Coachworks, Birtley, whilst the incident is investigated by the police.
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 2018 Go North East
Prior to receiving branding, this vehicle has entered service at Chester-le-Street Depot. Primarily acting as a spare vehicle for "Angel" service 21, this vehicle will also be used at Crook Depot, in the event that a "Castles Express" branded Wright StreetDeck is unfit for service. If all of the branded allocation on both "Angel" service 21 and "The Castles... see more
January 2016 Go North East
It is believed that Go North East has ordered five new 'Solo SR' vehicles from Optare, to be deployed on Hexham's "Tynedale Links" network of services. As a consequence; some of the Transbus MPD/Transbus Mini Pointer vehicles currently allocated are due to be withdrawn. 555 (NK53 TKT) is one of these vehicles, and it is believed that this vehicle's MOT is due to... see more
January 2019 Go North East
Following the end of the Arriva North East industrial action, this vehicle has transferred from Chester-le-Street Depot to Peterlee.
January 2013 Go North East
This vehicle has gained "Venture" branding.