Go North East Fleet Go North East's 6108
October 2019 Go North East
In partnership with North Tyneside Council; this vehicle has received exhaust modifications, increasing the Euro standard of this bus from Euro 5 to Euro 6.
August 2019 Go North East Photograph by Stealth: 5307, 5332
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This vehicle has now received "Cobalt & Coast" branding, internally and externally. Externally, this example carries the variant of the branding in the advertisement frames to promote the high frequency along the Coast Road corridor (up to every 7 minutes).
June 2019 Go North East Photograph by Stealth: 5307, 5332
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Following the fitment of the base vinyls required for the new "Cobalt & Coast" branding, this vehicle has returned to service at Percy Main. It is expected that the full branding will follow at a later date, once more of the buses return from refurbishment.
June 2019 Go North East Photograph by Stealth: 5307, 5332
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This vehicle has returned to Go North East following internal refurbishment and repaint into a two-tone silver and blue base livery. It is currently undergoing preparation for service at Saltmeadows Road Depot prior to returning to service at Percy Main.
March 2019 Go North East
This vehicle has been temporarily withdrawn from service at Percy Main Depot and released for internal refurbished and repaint at Bus & Coach World, Blackburn. The extensive refurbishment work includes, but is not limited to, external repaint; deep cleaning of the interior of the vehicle; renewal of floor coverings; cleaning all seat frames and re-trimming seats into leather with USB sockets on the back of every seat; fitting blue accent lighting underneath seats to provide extra light on the gangway; installation of tables on the upper saloon with wireless charging pods, and upgrading the 'next stop' audio-visual announcement equipment.
February 2014 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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This vehicle has entered service at Percy Main Depot on "Cobalt Clipper" service 309 (Newcastle - Blyth) and 310 (Newcastle - North Shields).
January 2014 Go North East
Ahead of its entry into service, this vehicle has received "Cobalt Clipper" branding.
December 2013 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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This vehicle, which carries a silver base livery, has arrived into the Go North East fleet. It is currently being prepared for service at Saltmeadows Road Depot. Due to a shortage of storage space at Saltmeadows Road, this vehicle is subject to being stored indoors at the new Gateshead Riverside Depot. Representing an investment of approximately £3,400,000, Go North East has ordered a batch of seventeen Volvo B9TL/Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 double-deck buses to be launched on the “Cobalt Clipper” 309/310 services at Percy Main Depot. These brand new buses feature Esteban Civic V3 seating; free passenger Wi-Fi; power sockets with USB connections, and ‘Next Stop’ audio-visual announcements.
April 2009 Go North East
Following the cascade of double-deck vehicles to upgrade the "Angel" services, this vehicle has been transferred from Chester-le-Street Depot to Stanley. This vehicle has also undergone a repaint into a plain red base livery.
April 2018 Go North East
This vehicle has entered service at Riverside Depot, seeing primary allocation to service X66 (Gateshead - Metrocentre).
April 2008 Go North East
Having received a partial front end pink repaint in September 2007, this vehicle has now received a full plain pink base livery repaint and has also been fitted with LED destination displays.
April 2017 Go North East
Having previously carried "Venture" branding; this vehicle has been repainted into Go North East's corporate livery, ahead of upcoming service changes in May which will see this vehicle no longer form part of the PVR at Stanley. This example carries the tagline "Never miss your stop | Many of our buses have next stop screens and announcements"