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October 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has been sold to Ensign Bus Co., Purfleet.
September 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has been withdrawn from service at Stanley Depot.
September 2017 Go North East
Following the end of the two-phase Major Line Closure taking place between Monday 31st July and Saturday 2nd September 2017 to allow for work at Northumberland Park station and track and bridge renewal work which forms part of the £350m Metro: all change modernisation programme, this vehicle has returned to service at Stanley Depot. Though originally expected to be withdrawn after use on the Metro Replacement contract; this vehicle will instead be retained until after the Great North Run, to assist in the coverage of extra vehicle requirements for this event (up to an additional 90 buses).
August 2017 Go North East
Due to a higher vehicle requirement for the second phase of the Major Line Closure, taking place between Monday 31st July and Saturday 2nd September 2017 to allow for work at Northumberland Park station and track and bridge renewal work which forms part of the £350m Metro: all change modernisation programme, this vehicle has transferred from Stanley Depot to Riverside, to operate Metro Replacement service 900.
August 2017 Go North East
Following temporary loan to Percy Main Depot, this vehicle has now returned to service at Stanley.
August 2017 Go North East
To assist in the coverage of extra vehicle requirements at Percy Main for Cruise Ships shuttle services in operation on 3rd August 2017; this vehicle has transferred from Stanley Depot to Percy Main, on temporary loan. It will be allocated to Percy Main's normal commercial services, in order to release a single-deck vehicle for the Cruise Ships shuttle services.
July 2017 Go North East
A large number of double-deck vehicles are required over the summer months, due to Go North East being awarded with the contracts to operate additional services for special events and Metro Replacement. As such; this vehicle, which would have otherwise been withdrawn following a reduction in the amount of spare vehicles, has instead been moved into a float/reserve capacity at Stanley Depot, and will transfer between depots where required.
February 2017 Go North East
Following temporary loan to Chester-le-Street Depot, this vehicle has returned to service at Stanley.
January 2017 Go North East Photograph by Michael Stuart
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This vehicle has transferred from Stanley Depot to Chester-le-Street, on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages.
August 2016 Go North East
Having been temporarily allocated to Riverside Depot for the duration of Metro Replacement works, this vehicle has now returned to service at Stanley Depot.
July 2016 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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This vehicle has transferred from Stanley Depot to Riverside, for use on a Metro Replacement bus service. Nexus is to embark on a second programme of Metro track replacement on its lines in North Tyneside, which will involve a 15-day Major Line Closure between Benton and Monkseaton from Saturday 23rd July 2016 to Saturday 6th August 2016. Whilst the line is closed, a frequent replacement bus service, numbered 900, will operate from Four Lane Ends through the affected area, calling at all Metro stations on the route. Go North East has been awarded with the contract, which will operate from Riverside Depot.
August 2015 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Washington Depot to Stanley.
January 2019 Go North East
In May 2018, Nexus offered a new tender opportunity to operators in the North East of England, to operate the daytime "Sunderland Connect" 700 and evening 701 services. The tender is designed to promote and continue the public transport links in Sunderland between Park Lane, Clanny House, City Campus, Park Lane, Aquatic Centre, St Peters Campus, West Sunniside and Park Lane, to offer... see more
January 2007 Go North East
This vehicle has been repainted into Go North East's new red, yellow and blue 'swoop-style' fleet livery, and has also been fitted with new LED destination displays.
January 2008 Go North East
In line with service changes effective 27th January 2008, this vehicle has transferred from Deptford Depot to Gateshead. It has also been fitted with a new LED front destination display, but retains the flipdot side and rear displays. In addition, it has received "The Crusader" branding, with sub-branding for the new 27 service, which operates between Newcastle City Centre and South... see more
January 2017 Go North East
Originally withdrawn due to its MOT expiring, this vehicle has now undergone PSV test and has been reinstated at Riverside Depot to replace Dennis MPD/Alexander Mini Pointer 605 (NK54 NUA).