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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transfer of Dennis MPD/Alexander Mini Pointer 606 (NK54 NUB) from Washington Depot to Riverside, this vehicle has been withdrawn from service at Riverside Depot.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.
October 2015 Go North East
This vehicle has received "Durham Diamond" branding, with sub-branding for services 16/16A (Durham - Stanley - Castleside). The new "Durham Diamond" brand replaces the current branding on "Diamond" services 43/44 and "Venture" service V8, coinciding with service changes which will take place at the end of October.
October 2016 Go North East
Following the entry into service of the former Thames Travel Optare Solo M880/Optare vehicles, fleet numbers 701 to 704, this vehicle has transferred from Washington Depot to Riverside.
October 2012 Go North East
This vehicle, which carries a striking two-tone yellow and green base livery, has arrived into the Go North East fleet. It features Wi-Fi and Next Stop Announcement screens, and is currently being prepared for service at Saltmeadows Road Depot. Once prepared for service, it is expected that the vehicle will transfer to Chester-le-Street Depot.
October 2013 Go North East
Ahead of its entry into service, this vehicle has gained ?Connections4? branding, with sub-branding for service 4 (Heworth - Houghton-le-Spring). ?Connections4? is the new brand name for service 4, which directly replaces the ?MetroLINK? brand name for service M1, with no changes to the existing route or timetable. It promotes the connections available on the service ?for? Heworth Interchange,... see more