Go North East Fleet Archive Go North East's 5357
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This vehicle, which has been in storage at Smiles Engineering, Newcastle upon Tyne, whilst being dismantled for spare parts, has now been sold for scrap to Alpha Recovery, Weetslade.
December 2012 Go North East Photograph by emdjt42
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Having been withdrawn from service at Gateshead Depot; this vehicle has been moved to Smiles Engineering, Newcastle upon Tyne, where it will be stored and used for spare parts. It is thought that the engine will be used on similar 5350 (BX54 UCR), and other parts distributed amongst the other articulated Mercedes Citaro 0530G/Mercedes Citaro vehicles at Gateshead Depot.
December 2012 Go North East Photograph by Matt D Williamson
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Because the internal layout is unsuitable for Go North East use without modification, this vehicle has been withdrawn from service at Gateshead Depot.
November 2012 Go North East Photograph by Matt D Williamson
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This vehicle has entered service at Gateshead Depot.
November 2012 Go North East Photograph by Sean Blair
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This vehicle has gained LED destination displays, ahead of its entry into service at Gateshead Depot, as a spare vehicle for "Citylink" service 58.
October 2012 Go North East Photograph by North East Malarkey
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Previously with Go-Ahead London Central as fleet number MAL66, this vehicle has been acquired by Go North East and allocated fleet number 5357. It is unknown at this stage whether the vehicle will be used in service or merely used for spare parts.
November 2014 Go North East
A number of older branded double deckers in the fleet have gained private cherished registration plates. This vehicle has been re-registered as JCN 822 (previously held by "National Express" branded Volvo B9R/Caetano Levante 7103).
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 2013 Go North East
Following the entry into service of new Wright Streetlite vehicles at Deptford Depot on "Drifter" service 60, this vehicle has transferred from Deptford Depot to Chester-le-Street.
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.