Go North East Fleet Go North East's 5437
June 2020 Go North East Photograph by Lee Calder
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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Following completion of all required vehicle re-allocations; this vehicle has been temporarily withdrawn from service due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and has been officially delicensed (SORN'd), enabling Go North East to obtain a tax refund.
November 2016 Go North East
Based on the results of the new cant rail design trialled on Wright Streetlite DF/Wright Streetlite Max Micro-Hybrid 5432 (NK16 BYP); this vehicle has been fitted with the same cant rail design, with the view of using a similar design on other branded vehicles too.
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This vehicle has entered service at Deptford Depot, on "Prince Bishops" services 20/20A/X20 (South Shields - Durham).
June 2016 Go North East
Prior to entering service, this vehicle has gained "Prince Bishops" branding.
June 2016 Go North East
This vehicle, which carries a purple 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 £3.7m, this batch of vehicles are believed to be in line to upgrade "Prince Bishops" services 20/20A/X20. This batch of vehicles are fitted with free customer Wi-Fi, three-pin power sockets and USB connections and Next Stop audio-visual announcements. Internally; 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.
August 2015 Go North East
Following the entry into service of new Optare Solo SR vehicles on the "East Durham" network of services at Peterlee Depot, now branded as "indiGo", this vehicle has transferred from Peterlee Depot to Hexham.
August 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has received the tagline "Stay Connected | Many of our buses have free WiFi on board".
August 2010 Go North East
Currently devoid of route branding pending service changes affecting services on the Coast Road corridor; this vehicle has entered service at Percy Main Depot, on "The Centurion" services 75/76.
August 2004 Go North East
This vehicle has been repainted into a two-tone white and blue base livery, and has also received "Ferrylink" branding, for Nexus-secured service 333 which operates between North Shields Ferry Terminal, North Shields Town Centre, Royal Quays, and the North Shields Fish Quay.