Go North East Fleet Go North East's 5337
June 2020 Go North East Photograph by aptyldsley
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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
Following completion of all required vehicle re-allocations; this vehicle has been temporarily withdrawn from service due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and has been officially delicensed (SORN'd), enabling Go North East to obtain a tax refund.
January 2018 Go North East Photograph by Snakebite90
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Although originally intended to return to service at Washington; this vehicle was intended to be transferred to Deptford from 28th January 2018, following the cascade of Scania CN230UB/Scania Omnicity 5262 (NK56 KJX) to Washington. Instead of being allocated to Washington to transfer two days later, it has returned to service at Deptford instead. At Deptford, this vehicle should act as the dedicated spare vehicle for "The 9", operating between Lukes Lane, Jarrow, Sunderland and Murton, from 28th January 2018.
January 2018 Go North East
Prior to returning to service, this vehicle has received Go North East's corporate livery. This example carries the tagline "It's our fantastic people - all 2000 of them - that make the wheels on our buses go round and round".
January 2018 Go North East Photograph by Snakebite90
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This vehicle has returned to Go North East following internal refurbishment and repaint into Go North East's corporate base livery. It is currently undergoing preparation for service at Saltmeadows Road Depot prior to allocation to Washington Depot.
December 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has been temporarily withdrawn from service at Washington Depot and released for internal refurbished and repaint at Bus & Coach World, Blackburn.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.
September 2017 Go North East
Following temporary loan to Chester-le-Street Depot, this vehicle has returned to service at Washington.
September 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Washington Depot to Chester-le-Street, on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages.
March 2017 Go North East
In order to standardise the fleets at Stanley and Washington following the entry into service of the new Wright Streetlite DF/Wright Streetlite Max Micro-Hybrid vehicles on "Durham Diamond" services 16/16A, this vehicle has transferred from Stanley Depot to Washington.
March 2017 Go North East
In order to standardise the fleets at Stanley and Washington following the entry into service of the new Wright Streetlite DF/Wright Streetlite Max Micro-Hybrid vehicles on "Durham Diamond" services 16/16A, this vehicle is planned to transfer to Washington in exchange for Scania CN230UB/Scania Omnicity 5248 (NK56 KHU) and 5249 (NK56 KHV). As such; ahead of its impending cascade to Washington Depot, this vehicle has been fitted with free customer Wi-Fi, in order to provide an improved customer experience when a "Connections4" branded Mercedes Citaro is unavailable for service.
January 2017 Go North East
Following temporary loan to Washington Depot, this vehicle has returned to service at Stanley.
January 2017 Go North East Photograph by Matthew Jimmison
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Having been loaned to Chester-le-Street from Stanley to alleviate vehicle shortages, this vehicle has now temporarily transferred from Chester-le-Street Depot to Washington, serving the same purpose.
January 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Stanley Depot to Chester-le-Street, on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages.
March 2014 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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Following the entry into service of new Volvo B9TL/Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 vehicles at Percy Main on "Cobalt Clipper" services 309/310, this vehicle has been transferred from Percy Main Depot to Stanley.
March 2014 Go North East
Having previously carried "Cobalt Clipper" branding, this vehicle has now been repainted into Go North East's corporate livery.
July 2013 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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Following loan to Gateshead Depot, this vehicle has returned to service at Percy Main.
July 2013 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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This vehicle has transferred from Percy Main Depot to Gateshead, on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages.
October 2010 Go North East Photograph by emdjt42
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This vehicle has entered service at Percy Main Depot.
October 2010 Go North East Photograph by Matt D Williamson
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This vehicle's seats have been reupholstered into Go North East's standard 'Go' seating moquette.
October 2010 Go North East
This vehicle has received "Cobalt Clipper" branding, with sub-branding for services 309/310.
October 2010 Go North East
This vehicle has been repainted into a plain silver base livery.
October 2010 Go North East
Go North East has acquired two Mercedes Citaro vehicles from sister Go-Ahead operating company Southern Vectis. This vehicle, previously numbered previously numbered 479 within the Southern Vectis fleet, has now arrived at Saltmeadows Road and is undergoing preparation for service within the Go North East fleet.
September 2017 Go North East
Though intended to be allocated to services X9/X10 (Newcastle - Middlesbrough) from Monday 11th September 2017, this vehicle has entered service at Riverside Depot on a special service operating for the Great North Run.
September 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has received the tagline "Stay Connected | Many of our buses have free WiFi on board".
September 2017 Go North East
Though intended to be allocated to services X9/X10 (Newcastle - Middlesbrough) from Monday 11th September 2017, this vehicle has entered service at Riverside Depot on a special service operating for the Great North Run.
September 2018 Go North East
Following changes to Nexus Miscellaneous Works and scholars contracts, which has seen Go North East being awarded with over 70 of the available contracts, this vehicle has been allocated to Riverside Depot. This vehicle has not yet been repainted into Go North East's corporate livery, though is expected to receive such treatment imminently.