Go North East Fleet Go North East's 5401
November 2018 Go North East Photograph by Voyager: 5310, 5332
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Having previously carried a promotional livery for Beamish Museum, this vehicle has now been repainted into Go North East's corporate livery. This example carries the tagline "Our buses run 35 million miles a year - that's like going to the moon and back 72 times".
October 2018 Go North East
Following temporary loan to Crook Depot, this vehicle has now returned to service at Chester-le-Street.
October 2018 Go North East Photograph by kieron mathews
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This vehicle has transferred from Chester-le-Street Depot to Crook, on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages.
October 2018 Go North East
Following temporary loan to Crook Depot, this vehicle has now returned to service at Chester-le-Street.
October 2018 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Chester-le-Street Depot to Crook, on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages.
June 2018 Go North East
Following temporary loan to Crook Depot, this vehicle has now returned to service at Chester-le-Street.
June 2018 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Chester-le-Street Depot to Crook, on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages.
August 2017 Go North East
Following temporary loan to Crook Depot, this vehicle has returned to service at Chester-le-Street.
August 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Chester-le-Street Depot to Crook, on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages.
May 2017 Go North East
Following temporary loan to Crook Depot, this vehicle has returned to service at Chester-le-Street.
May 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Chester-le-Street Depot to Crook, on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages.
May 2017 Go North East
Following temporary loan to Crook Depot, this vehicle has returned to service at Chester-le-Street.
May 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Chester-le-Street Depot to Crook, on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages.
February 2017 Go North East
Following temporary loan to Crook Depot, this vehicle has returned to service at Chester-le-Street.
February 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Chester-le-Street Depot to Crook, on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages.
December 2016 Go North East Photograph by Lee Calder
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Following temporary loan to Crook Depot, this vehicle has returned to service at Chester-le-Street.
December 2016 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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This vehicle has transferred from Chester-le-Street Depot to Crook, on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages.
August 2016 Go North East Photograph by Voyager: 5310, 5332
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As part of an ongoing partnership with Beamish Museum, this vehicle has received a promotional livery to advertise Beamish. The livery promotes connections to the museum from all around the region.
October 2015 Go North East Photograph by Dan's Bus Photos
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Recent service changes have seen the PVR of the "Red Kite" 45/46 services increase by one vehicle, and to allow the "Red Kite" branded allocation to be carry consecutive fleet numbers (5409 - 5418), 5409 (NK15 ENY) was transferred from Chester-le-Street Depot to Stanley and this vehicle was transferred from Stanley Depot to Chester-le-Street in exchange.
May 2015 Go North East Photograph by C522LJR
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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 Sundays; when the PVR of the "Coast & Country" services is reduced, this vehicle will be allocated to service X71 (Consett - Newcastle). This provides customers on these services with premium features such as free Wi-Fi and power sockets, and the company can also claim for an enhanced rate of BSOG payment (an extra 6p per kilometre), thus making the Sunday operation of this service more commercially viable. In addition; when not required to cover for a branded vehicle on "Coast & Country" services 8/78 or "Red Kite" services 45/46, this vehicle will be allocated to services X43 on weekdays and the seasonal Beamish Museum 128 service on Saturdays.
April 2015 Go North East
Ahead of its entry into service, this vehicle has received Go North East's corporate livery.
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This vehicle, which carries a red base livery, has arrived into the Go North East fleet, and is currently being prepared for service at Saltmeadows Road Depot. Once prepared for service, it is expected to be allocated to Stanley Depot, to act as a spare vehicle for services 8/78 (Sunderland - Chester-le-Street - Stanley - Consett), representing an investment of approximately £2,500,000. It is the Micro-Hybrid version of the Wright Streetlite, which is 11.5m in length. The Micro Hybrid recovers energy lost from braking to power the vehicle electrics and compressed air systems, saving up to 10% in fuel costs. The interior specification for this batch of vehicles has been completely overhauled: they feature Esteban Civic V3 seating complete with e-leather; two-colour Tarabus 'Wood Effect' flooring; and blue accent lighting, which is fitted underneath seats, to provide extra light on the gangway.
December 2006 Go North East
This vehicle has been repainted into a plain white base livery, providing spare coverage in the event of a branded vehicle being unavailable for service.
December 2017 Go North East
Following repaint; this vehicle has received "Coaster" branding, with sub-branding for services 1/1A (Whitley Bay - Wallsend - Newcastle - Gateshead). The branding features the tagline "ELECTRIC HYBRID", showing a leaf with an electric bolt within it, promoting Go North East's commitment to providing more environmentally-friendly buses in the region. This vehicle is... see more
December 2011 Go North East
Ahead of the launch of a new experimental bus service, numbered OK1, this vehicle has been repainted into a plain maroon and cream base livery. Go North East plans to make a return to the town of Bishop Auckland, after almost six years of the company selling its operations to Arriva North East. The new OK1 service aims to provide a new bus link from St Helen Auckland and West Auckland to... see more
December 2015 Go North East
This vehicle has received modifications at Thornton Brothers, Ashington, and as such is now DDA-compliant. This means that this vehicle does not need to be withdrawn from service prior to 1 January 2016 (like all other non-DDA compliant single deckers).