Go North East Fleet Go North East's 5438
March 2018 Go North East Photograph by durham bus man
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Having previously carried an advertising livery to promote Beamish Museum, this vehicle has now been repainted into a plain red base livery. It is the first of the four Beamish liveried vehicles to be repainted, with this example intended to receive an alternative promotional livery in due course.
August 2016 Go North East Photograph by emdjt42
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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.
June 2016 Go North East Photograph by North East Malarkey
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This vehicle has entered service at Deptford Depot, acting as a primary spare vehicle for "Prince Bishops" services 20/20A/X20 (South Shields - Durham). It will also form the Sunday allocation of Nexus-secured services 135/136.
June 2016 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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This vehicle, which carries a red 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.
July 2018 Go North East
Following preparation for service, including fitment of a new ticket machine and large "Park & Ride" vinyls covering the old rollerblind destination displays, this vehicle has now been allocated to the Special Events Fleet and is now in storage at Deptford Terrace pending the commencement of the Sunderland Tall Ships contracted services.
July 2019 Go North East
Following repaint, this vehicle has received "Little Coasters" branding.
July 2016 Go North East
Following temporary loan to Percy Main Depot, this vehicle has returned to service at Riverside Depot.
July 2018 Go North East
This vehicle is one of a batch of 7 in the process of being amalgamated into the Go North East fleet, for exclusive use over the summer on Special Events and contracts (such as the Sunderland Tall Ships Park & Ride services). Beyond summer, it is expected that this vehicles and the others in its batch will be retained to operate Miscellaneous Works Nexus contracts from September 2018. It has... see more