Go North East Fleet Archive Go North East's 6032
January 2018 Go North East
This vehicle has been sold for scrap to Alpha Recovery, Weetslade.
November 2017 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
https://www.flickr.com/photos/83823112@N03/25464495968/
Following the cascade of Scania N94UD/East Lancs OmniDekka 6141 (YN04 GJY) and 6142 (YN04 GJZ) to Stanley, this vehicle has been withdrawn from service at Stanley Depot. It was the final example of its type within the fleet at Stanley.
September 2017 Go North East
Although originally intended to be withdrawn following the Great North Run, to assist in the coverage of extra vehicle requirements for this event (up to an additional 90 buses), this vehicle will instead be retained in the fleet at Stanley Depot as a replacement for Dennis Trident/Plaxton President 3885 (NK51 UCN) which has been withdrawn.
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 Though originally expected to be withdrawn after use on the Metro Replacement contract; this vehicle will instead be retained until after the Great North Run, to assist in the coverage of extra vehicle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.
June 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 As such; this vehicle, which would have otherwise been withdrawn in line with the gradual cascade of Scania CN230UB/Scania Omnicitys 5234 - 5238 to Stanley following the entry into service of the former "Blaydon Racers" branded Mercedes Citaros on services 12/12A, has instead been moved into a float/reserve capacity at Stanley Depot, and will transfer between depots where required.
November 2016 Go North East
Following service changes taking place on Sunday 6th November 2016 which saw the off-peak weekday frequency on "Red Arrows" service X1 decrease to every 12 minutes, this vehicle has transferred from Washington Depot to Stanley, which will allow for the withdrawal of a step-entrance Volvo Olympian/Northern Counties Palatine 2 vehicle from the fleet.
October 2016 Go North East
Following temporary loan to Deptford Depot, this vehicle has returned to service at Washington.
October 2016 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Washington Depot to Deptford, on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages.
February 2016 Go North East
Having previously carried 'Northern' fleet names, this vehicle has been repainted into Go North East's corporate livery.
August 2014 Go North East
Following a period of use in Glasgow to provide transport on behalf of First Group for the Commonwealth Games 2014, this vehicle has now returned to Go North East.
July 2014 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
https://www.flickr.com/photos/83823112@N03/14714556214/
First Group approached a number of bus operators up and down the United Kingdom to provide transport for them during the Commonwealth Games which are being held in Glasgow this year. Go North East has provided a total of 21 vehicles for the duration of the event, with this vehicle being just one. They are being held overnight at First Glasgow's depot on Tollcross Road, Parkhead.
November 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has returned to Go North East following internal refurbishment and repaint into Go North East's corporate base livery. It is currently undergoing preparation for service at Saltmeadows Road Depot prior to allocation to Deptford Depot.
November 2019 Go North East
Following the entry into service of new vehicles on "Green Arrow" service 97, this vehicle has been withdrawn from service at Riverside Depot. It spent the final few weeks of its time in service with Go North East in use as a taxi/staff shuttle vehicle.
November 2009 Go North East
This vehicle has gained "Angel" branding and has entered service at Chester-le-Street Depot.
November 2010 Go North East
This vehicle has gained "Cobalt Clipper" branding, with sub-branding for services 309 (Newcastle - Blyth) and 310 (Newcastle - North Shields).