Go North East Fleet Go North East's 6061
June 2020 Go North East
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Following completion of all required vehicle re-allocations; this vehicle has been temporarily withdrawn from service due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and has been officially delicensed (SORN'd), enabling Go North East to obtain a tax refund.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
Following temporary allocation to "DFDS Seaways" service 327 and scholars/Miscellaneous Works contracts, this vehicle has now been launched on "Coaster" services 1/1A (Whitley Bay - Wallsend - Newcastle - Gateshead).
December 2017 Go North East Photograph by Ken Weaver
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Following the application of "Coaster" branding; this vehicle has transferred from Chester-le-Street Depot to Percy Main. Pending completion of driver familiarisation, this vehicle is subject to be used on "DFDS Seaways" service 327 and scholars/Miscellaneous Works contracts.
December 2017 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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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. This vehicle is expected to be the first to transfer to Percy Main, for a period of driver familiarisation and to allow completion of testing of the audio-visual Next Stop Announcement system, prior to entering service at the depot.
December 2017 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).
October 2012 Go North East Photograph by emdjt42
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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 maljoe
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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.
January 2008 Go North East
This vehicle has received "The Crusader" branding, with sub-branding for the new 27 service, which operates between Newcastle City Centre and South Shields, via Gateshead, Heworth, Hebburn and Jarrow.
January 2020 Go North East
This vehicle has now entered service within Chester-le-Street Depot's Coaching Unit.
January 2020 Go North East
This vehicle has been sold to GEM Travel, Tanfield Lea.
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.