Go North East Fleet Go North East's 6057
June 2020 Go North East Photograph by Lee Calder
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From Monday 1 June 2020, in line with guidance from the government, Go North East's bus services will start returning to what can be considered a 'normal' level of service on weekdays (albeit still reduced on weekends), also with some minor changes which had originally been planned to take place from 17 May 2020. As such, this vehicle has now been reinstated at Percy Main.
April 2020 Go North East
Following completion of all required vehicle re-allocations; this vehicle has been temporarily withdrawn from service due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and has been officially delicensed (SORN'd), enabling Go North East to obtain a tax refund.
January 2018 Go North East Photograph by Stealth: 5307, 5332
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Following the application of "Coaster" branding; this vehicle has transferred from Chester-le-Street Depot to Percy Main, seeing primary allocation to "Coaster" services 1/1A (Whitley Bay - Wallsend - Newcastle - Gateshead).
January 2018 Go North East Photograph by Stealth: 5307, 5332
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Following repaint; this vehicle has received "Coaster" branding, with sub-branding for services 1/1A (Whitley Bay - Wallsend - Newcastle - Gateshead). The branding features the tagline "ELECTRIC HYBRID", showing a leaf with an electric bolt within it, promoting Go North East's commitment to providing more environmentally-friendly buses in the region.
January 2018 Go North East
Following the entry into service of new double-deck vehicles on "Angel" service 21, representing a £4.3 million investment, this vehicle has been repainted into a plain light blue base livery. It is planned for this vehicles, and the others in its batch, to be branded for the "Coaster" services and transfer to Percy Main to operate services 1/1A (Whitley Bay - Wallsend - Newcastle - Gateshead).
January 2018 Go North East
Following the launch of the Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 bodied Volvo B5LHs on "Coaster" services 1/1A; this vehicle has been temporarily withdrawn from service at Percy Main Depot, to allow for repaint and re-branding at Saltmeadows Road Depot.
December 2017 Go North East
To allow for a period of driver familiarisation on the Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 bodied Volvo B5LH vehicle type at Percy Main; this vehicle, which presently retains "Angel" branding, has transferred from Chester-le-Street Depot to Percy Main.
October 2012 Go North East Photograph by Stuart
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This vehicle has entered service at Chester-le-Street Depot on "Angel" service 21 (Newcastle - Chester-le-Street - Durham).
October 2012 Go North East
Ahead of its entry into service, this vehicle has gained "angel" branding, with sub-branding for service 21 (Newcastle - Chester-le-Street - Durham).
September 2012 Go North East Photograph by Northern Bus Photos
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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.
August 2016 Go North East
Following service changes last month, this vehicle has received the green variation of Go North East's "Quaylink" branding for service Q3.
August 2018 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from the Special Events Fleet at Riverside Depot to Chester-le-Street, on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages.
August 2016 Go North East
Following service changes last month, this vehicle has received the purple variation of Go North East's "Quaylink" branding for services Q1/Q2. Although the PVR of "Quaylink" services Q1/Q2 was not affected by the service revisions, this allows generically branded Optare Versa V1110/Optare 8335 (NK11 HJF) to be used as a spare across services Q1/Q2 and Q3.
August 2016 Go North East
Following temporary loan to Hexham, this vehicle has returned to service at Riverside Depot.