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March 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has been sold to Stafford Bus Centre.
October 2016 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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Following the transfer of Dennis MPD/Alexander Mini Pointer 606 (NK54 NUB) from Washington Depot to Riverside, this vehicle has been withdrawn from service at Riverside Depot.
July 2016 Go North East Photograph by emdjt42
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Following temporary loan to Percy Main Depot, this vehicle has returned to service at Riverside Depot.
July 2016 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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This vehicle has transferred from Riverside Depot to Percy Main, on temporary loan, for use on a special cruise ships service, in operation on Saturday 23rd July 2016.
July 2016 Go North East
Due to the re-opening of the Hexham Rail Bridge and the associated PVR reduction at Hexham Depot, this vehicle has been released for cascade. It has transferred from Hexham Depot to Riverside, where it will be allocated to the new 13 service (West Denton - Throckley). The contract for this service commences Sunday 24th July 2016.
March 2016 Go North East Photograph by Lee Calder
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This vehicle has received the revised "Tynedale Links" branding, in line with the launch of the new Optare Solo SR minibuses on some of the "Tynedale Links" network of services.
January 2016 Go North East Photograph by Steven Hodgson, John Soutar and Mark McCann
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This vehicle has gained a rear advertisement to promote the iNorthumberland programme, which is being delivered by Northumberland County Council. iNorthumberland is funded by Department for Culture Media and Sport via BDUK, Northumberland County Council, European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), Defra’s Rural Community Broadband Fund and BT. The first phase of the programme is bringing fibre broadband to around 90% of homes and businesses in Northumberland by December 2015. The second phase of the programme aims to bring this to 95% by the end of 2017.
January 2016 Go North East Photograph by Steven Hodgson, John Soutar and Mark McCann
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Ahead of new Optare Solo SR minibuses arriving at Hexham Depot to upgrade some of the "Tynedale Links" services which currently operate with Transbus Mini Pointer Darts; this vehicle has been repainted into a plain yellow base livery with a blue strip above the windows, providing a consistent brand design with the new vehicles due for delivery shortly.
March 2017 Go North East
In line with service changes which have seen Nexus-secured service 353 revised to operate commercially and part of Percy Main's "indiGo North Tyne" network as an extension of service 42, this vehicle has transferred from Riverside Depot to Percy Main. At Percy Main; this vehicle will allow two of the existing spare "indiGo" branded Optare Solo SR M890/Optare vehicles to... see more
March 2008 Go North East
This vehicle has received "The Centurion" branding, with sub-branding for services 75/76 and 85/86. This brand was first introduced to Percy Main services 305, 315/316 and 325/326 using Dennis Dart MPD, Dennis Dart SPD and Dennis Lance SLF/Wright Pathfinders in standard livery with logos applied, but a re-launch of the brand coincides with service changes effective 30th March 2008. As... see more
March 2019 Go North East
This vehicle has now entered service within the Coaching Unit at Chester-le-Street Depot.
March 2019 Go North East
This vehicle has returned to Go North East following internal refurbishment and repaint into a two-tone silver and blue base livery. It is currently undergoing preparation for service at Saltmeadows Road Depot prior to returning to service at Percy Main.