Go North East Fleet Go North East's 5293
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 Riverside.
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Following completion of all required vehicle re-allocations; this vehicle has been temporarily withdrawn from service due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and has been officially delicensed (SORN'd), enabling Go North East to obtain a tax refund.
May 2017 Go North East Photograph by Snakebite90
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This vehicle has returned to service at Riverside Depot, where it will see allocation to "Citylink" service 57 (Wardley - Hadrian Park).
May 2017 Go North East
Prior to returning to service at Riverside Depot; this vehicle has received "Citylink" branding, with sub-branding for service 57. The livery design has been slightly revised in line with the new features being available on the bus, and the cant rail has been revised to show the standardised design, with the text showing the words "Buses run early til late • Into the heart of the city up to every 20 minutes".
May 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has returned to Go North East following internal refurbishment and repaint into a plain blue base livery. It is currently undergoing preparation for service at Saltmeadows Road Depot prior to allocation to Riverside Depot.
April 2017 Go North East Photograph by Alistair
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This vehicle has been temporarily withdrawn from service at Riverside Depot and released for internal refurbished and repaint at Bus & Coach World, Blackburn.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 the back of every seat; fitting blue accent lighting underneath seats to provide extra light on the gangway; and fitting Next Stop Announcements.
February 2017 Go North East
Prior to being released for internal refurbishment and repaint at Bus & Coach World, Blackburn, this vehicle has been fitted with free customer Wi-Fi.
December 2015 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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This vehicle has received "Citylink" branding, with sub-branding for service 57 (Newcastle - Wardley). To cross-promote combined frequencies on shared corridors, the "Fab Fifty Seven" brand name will no longer encompass service 57, and will be replaced by "Citylink", albeit on a dark blue base livery opposed to the orange base livery used on "Citylink" service 58.
October 2015 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Stanley Depot to Riverside, where it will see allocation to service 57.
October 2015 Go North East
Ahead of upcoming service changes; this vehicle has lost its "Diamond" branding, having been repainted into a signal 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 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 2014 Go North East
This vehicle has entered service at Deptford Depot on "Fab Fifty Six" service 56 (Sunderland - Newcastle).
January 2014 Go North East
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.
January 2008 Go North East
In line with service changes effective 27th January 2008, this vehicle has transferred from Deptford Depot to Gateshead. It has also been fitted with a new LED front destination display, but retains the flipdot side and rear displays. In addition, it has received "The Crusader" branding, with sub-branding for the new 27 service, which operates between Newcastle City Centre and South... see more