Go North East Fleet Go North East's 5438
September 2020 Go North East Photograph by neilharrison
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In line with the re-commencement of scholars services for the 2020/21 academic year, this vehicle has transferred from Deptford Depot to Peterlee. From Monday 7 September 2020, Go North East will be operating some extra duplicate services on behalf of Arriva North East on their services, to aid social distancing around the time of school movements, on their commercial services.
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.
April 2008 Go North East
Following recent service changes, this vehicle has transferred from Gateshead Depot to Percy Main.
April 2013 Go North East
Go North East stated in a customer consultation to review the 9 and X3 services that the company wished to increase the frequency of service 9 (Sunderland - Boldon - Jarrow - North Shields) to every 20 minutes across the whole route and introduce route branding to the service. Customers did not favour these plans, and alternative service changes being introduced meant that the plan to brand 5247,... see more
April 2017 Go North East
Presently unbranded; this vehicle has returned to service at Riverside Depot, where it will see allocation to services 12/12A (Newcastle - Winlaton).
April 2019 Go North East
In line with the operation of "Toon Link" services 6 and X31 transferring from Stanley Depot to Riverside, this vehicle has also transferred to Riverside.