Go North East Fleet Go North East's 6030
November 2018 Go North East
Having suffered defects uneconomical to repair, this vehicle has been withdrawn from service at Deptford Depot. It is planned to be replaced in the float/reserve fleet by similar 6017 (V317 LGC), following entry into service of the two recently-acquired Scania N94UD/East Lancs OmniDekkas from Brighton & Hove, and the cascades which will take place as a result.
November 2018 Go North East Photograph by Voyager: 5307, 5332
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Following the end of the month-long Metro Replacement contract in operation between South Shields and Chichester, this vehicle has transferred to Deptford Depot, to assist in the final weeks of the operation of the special Park & Ride service for the Sunderland Illuminations event. Sunderland Illuminations will be back spreading sparkle along Roker and Seaburn seafront from Thursday 18 October until Sunday 18 November. The Festival of Light, held in Roker Park, will be open every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 18 October to 18 November, plus every night at half term (week commencing 22 October), from 4pm – 9.30pm each night. As well as feature lighting right along the seafront, the popular illuminated observation wheel will return to Cliffe Park and traditional fairground rides and quality catering concessions will run from Cliffe Park to Bede’s Cross. Go North East will be running special service 101, from Thursday 18 October - Sunday 18 November on Thursdays, Friday, Saturdays and Sundays, plus every day during half term week (22-26 October).
September 2018 Go North East Photograph by aptyldsley
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This vehicle has transferred from Chester-le-Street Depot to Washington, in order to operate a month-long Metro Replacement contract. From Monday 1st October 2018 to Saturday 3rd November, no trains will run between Chichester and South Shields. This is to allow for track and signal upgrades for the new South Shields Interchange, due to open in 2019. Go North East has been awarded the contract to operate Metro Replacement bus service number 900 for the duration of the line closure.
September 2018 Go North East
Following temporary loan to Crook Depot, this vehicle has now returned to service at Chester-le-Street.
September 2018 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Chester-le-Street Depot to Crook, on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages.
September 2018 Go North East
Following temporary loan to Crook Depot, this vehicle has now returned to service at Chester-le-Street.
September 2018 Go North East Photograph by Exploring North East Buses
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This vehicle has transferred from Chester-le-Street Depot to Crook, on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages.
September 2018 Go North East
Following temporary loan to Washington Depot, this vehicle has now returned to service at Chester-le-Street.
September 2018 Go North East
Pending transfer of Volvo B7TL/Wright Eclipse Gemini 3963 (NK06 JXD) to Chester-le-Street; this vehicle has transferred from Chester-le-Street Depot to Washington, on temporary loan, in lieu.
August 2018 Go North East
In line with the transfer of Scania N94UD/East Lancs OmniDekka 6139 (GX03 SVJ) to Chester-le-Street, this vehicle now holds a float/reserve capacity at the depot.
January 2018 Go North East
In order to eliminate flipdot displays from the Go North East fleet, spare LED displays removed from scrap vehicles are being used to replace the old flipdot displays. As such, this vehicle has now been fitted with a side LED display.
November 2017 Go North East
Following temporary loan to Crook Depot, this vehicle has returned to service at Chester-le-Street.
November 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Chester-le-Street Depot to Crook, on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages.
October 2017 Go North East
Following temporary loan to Crook Depot, this vehicle has returned to service at Chester-le-Street.
October 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Chester-le-Street Depot to Crook, on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages.
October 2017 Go North East
Following temporary loan to Crook Depot, this vehicle has returned to service at Chester-le-Street.
October 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Chester-le-Street Depot to Crook, on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages.
December 2016 Go North East
Following the arrival of Optare MetroDecker demonstrator 9099 (YJ16 DFG) at Riverside Depot; this vehicle has transferred to Chester-le-Street Depot, acting as a replacement for Volvo B7TL/Plaxton President 6034 (V334 LGC) which was recently withdrawn having sustained defects uneconomical to repair.
September 2016 Go North East
Due to changes associated with Nexus miscellaneous works contracts, Go North East has lost the contract to operate scholars service 681 (St. Thomas More RC School - Shields Road/Chillingham Road) and workers service 794 (DSS Longbenton - Stanley Bus Station). As such; this vehicle has been released for cascade from Stanley Depot to Riverside. The latter depot has gained a new contract to operate scholars service 110 (West Road - Kenton Comprehensive School) and 146 (Kenton Bar - Walbottle Campus), from Monday 5th September 2016.
February 2016 Go North East
While Dennis Trident/Plaxton President 3888 (NK51 UCR) undergoes a trial period of allocation to services 434/448 at Percy Main, this vehicle has transferred from Percy Main Depot to Stanley.
February 2014 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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Following the closure of Gateshead and Winlaton depots, this vehicle has been transferred to the brand new Riverside Depot. Riverside Depot replaces the existing depots at Sunderland Road in Gateshead and Winlaton which date back to the days of the tramways.
February 2016 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Crook Depot to Chester-le-Street.
February 2006 Go North East
Prior to entry into service, this vehicle has received sub-branding for services X20/X50.
February 2018 Go North East
Following repaint and the application of branding; this vehicle has returned to service at Percy Main Depot, where it will now be allocated to "Blue Arrow" service 11 (Whitley Bay - Metrocentre).
February 2010 Go North East
Allocated fleet number 9162 during its time at Go North East, this vehicle has now entered service at Washington Depot. Following a period of driver familiarisation, this vehicle will see primary allocation to the "Red Arrows" group of services.