Go North East Fleet Go North East's 5482
June 2019 Go North East
Following temporary loan to Percy Main Depot, this vehicle has now returned to service at Hownsgill.
June 2019 Go North East
Due to a high extra vehicle requirement in order to operate cruise ship shuttle services, this vehicle has transferred from Hownsgill Depot to Percy Main on temporary loan.
April 2019 Go North East Photograph by Lee Calder
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In order to provide a higher-specification vehicle on service X30 (Stanley - Newcastle), this vehicle has transferred from Saltmeadows Road Depot to the Hownsgill Depot.
April 2019 Go North East
Upcoming vehicle transfers will see this vehicle re-allocated to service X30 (Stanley - Newcastle). As such; ahead of this transfer taking place, this vehicle has been fitted with free Wi-Fi.
November 2018 Go North East Photograph by Dynamo: 5307, 5332
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Having been required to enter service temporarily in Bluestar's corporate livery, this vehicle has now been taken out of service to enable completion of repaint and fitment of a cab door vandal screen. This example has now been repainted into Go North East's corporate livery and carries the tagline "Our buses run 35 million miles a year - that's like going to the moon and back 72 times".
September 2018 Go North East Photograph by Gary James Mitchelhill
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This vehicle has entered service at Saltmeadows Road Depot, which from Monday 3rd September 2018 has re-opened as an operational depot to house the operation of some Nexus Miscellaneous Works contracts contracts. The depot's bodyshop and stores facility also remains in use at Saltmeadows. As there was not sufficient time to repaint these vehicles prior to entering service; they currently remain in Bluestar livery with Go North East fleet names, but are intended to be repainted on a one-for-one basis in the near future.
July 2018 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
https://www.flickr.com/photos/83823112@N03/43023724264/
New to Southern Vectis in June 2007 as fleet number 452, this vehicle was previously in the fleet of Bluestar as fleet number 2452. It was released from Bluestar in line with the upgrade of the "Unilink" services to brand new Dennis Trident 2/Alexander Enviro 400MMC vehicles, which has seen the re-allocation of the current "Unilink" vehicles to service 17 to allow the withdrawal of this batch of Mercedes Citaros. The entire batch have been acquired by Go North East, ahead of changes to Nexus Miscellaneous Works contracts, which has seen Go North East being awarded with over 70 contracts for the 2018/19 academic year. This example has been re-numbered to 5482 in Go North East's fleet.
November 2016 Go North East
Following service changes taking place on Sunday 6th November 2016 which saw the operation of service 9 (Sunderland - North Shields) transfer from Percy Main Depot to Deptford, this vehicle has transferred from Percy Main Depot to Washington, acting as a dedicated spare vehicle for "Whey Aye Five 0" services 5 and 50, providing fleet standardisation at Washington Depot and a consistent... see more
November 2013 Go North East
Following the entry into service of new Wright Streetlite vehicles at Deptford Depot on "Drifter" service 60, this vehicle has been de-branded and as such no longer carries "Drifter" branding.
November 2016 Go North East
Ahead of the impending arrival of Scania N94UD/East Lancs OmniDekka 6146 (YN55 NFE); this vehicle has transferred from Crook Depot to Chester-le-Street, where it will allow Dennis Trident/East Lancs Lolyne 3872 (W182 SCU) to be withdrawn.
November 2013 Go North East
Ahead of the entry into service of new Wright Streetlite vehicles on "Saltwell Park" services 53/54 and this vehicle's consequent cascade from Gateshead Depot, this vehicle has lost its branding for "Saltwell Park" services 53/54.