Go North East Fleet Go North East's 5363
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 Washington.
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Following completion of all required vehicle re-allocations; this vehicle has been temporarily withdrawn from service due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and has been officially delicensed (SORN'd), enabling Go North East to obtain a tax refund.
October 2013 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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This vehicle has entered service at Washington Depot on the new ?Connections4? service 4 (Houghton-le-Spring - Heworth).
October 2013 Go North East
Ahead of its entry into service, this vehicle has gained ?Connections4? branding, with sub-branding for service 4 (Heworth - Houghton-le-Spring). ?Connections4? is the new brand name for service 4, which directly replaces the ?MetroLINK? brand name for service M1, with no changes to the existing route or timetable. It promotes the connections available on the service ?for? Heworth Interchange, Concord, Washington Galleries, Shiney Row and Houghton-le-Spring.
September 2013 Go North East
This vehicle, which carries a midnight blue base livery, has arrived into the Go North East fleet. It is currently being prepared for service at Saltmeadows Road Depot. Representing an investment of approximately £2,000,000, Go North East has ordered a batch of eleven Euro 5 Mercedes Citaro heavy-weight single-deckers to be launched on ?MetroLINK? service M1 at Washington Depot. These brand new buses feature high-backed seating, free on-board passenger Wi-Fi, and ?Next Stop? audio-visual announcements.
May 2017 Go North East
Although not used at Hexham Depot during its time allocated there; this vehicle has transferred from Hexham Depot to Riverside, where it will see allocation to a free shuttle bus in operation between Monday 15th May and Friday 19th May, due to the X25 service being diverted between Wrekenton and Portobello as a result of a road closure at Eighton Banks. During this time, the X25 service will... see more
May 2013 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Stanley Depot to Gateshead, for primary allocation to "Citylink" service 58.
May 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Riverside Depot to Hexham, where it, following installation of a new Ticketer ticket machine, will be allocated to "Tynedale Links" services X81/185/681 to compare against the low-carbon emission Optare Solo SRs currently allocated to these services.
May 2015 Go North East
Following a number of publicity events to promote the investment into new vehicles for services 8 and 78, this vehicle has entered service at Stanley Depot on "Coast & Country" services 8/78.