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January 2019 Go North East Photograph by aptyldsley
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Following the end of the Arriva North East industrial action, this vehicle has transferred from Riverside Depot to Percy Main.
January 2019 Go North East Photograph by aptyldsley
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Due to planned industrial action on Arriva North East's 'Durham County' services in Durham, Stockton and Redcar, Arriva are running a limited free-to-use service between January 6 and January 12 2019. As such, Go North East are operating duplicate X21 services between Bishop Auckland and Framwellgate Moor, via, Durham, and providing buses with a larger capacity on services X5, X6 and X7, which operate between Hartlepool, Peterlee and Sunderland. As such, this vehicle has transferred from Percy Main Depot to Riverside, in order to operate the duplicate X21 services.
April 2018 Go North East Photograph by Steven Hodgson, John Soutar and Mark McCann
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This vehicle has received a promotional livery to celebrate 50 years of the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers (1968 - 2018).
April 2018 Go North East
Having previously carried a plain red base livery, this vehicle has now been repainted black. It is intended for this vehicle to receive a promotional livery, and will receive branding prior to returning to service.
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
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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.
February 2014 Go North East Photograph by Matt D Williamson
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This vehicle has entered service at Percy Main Depot, primarily acting as a spare vehicle for "Cobalt Clipper" services 309/310. When not required to cover for a branded vehicle on "Cobalt Clipper" services 309/310, it should instead be allocated to "Coaster" service 1 as first priority.
January 2014 Go North East
Ahead of its entry into service, this vehicle has received white Go North East fleet names.
January 2014 Go North East
This vehicle, which carries a red base livery, has arrived into the Go North East fleet. It is currently being prepared for service at Saltmeadows Road 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, which this bus will be a dedicated spare vehicle for. These brand new buses feature Esteban Civic V3 seating; free passenger Wi-Fi; power sockets with USB connections, and ‘Next Stop’ audio-visual announcements.
January 2017 Go North East
This vehicle, which carries a red and blue base livery, has arrived into the Go North East fleet. It is currently being prepared for service at Saltmeadows Road Depot. Manufactured by Wrightbus in Northern Ireland, this batch of vehicles feature the latest Euro 6 Micro-Hybrid engines with the cleanest vehicle emissions standards. Unlike previous examples in the fleet, they therefore feature a... see more
January 2018 Go North East
From 28th January 2018, Go North East are making changes to a number of services to improve reliability and to allow new travel opportunities. As part of these service changes; the section of the route on service 9 between Jarrow and North Shields will be replaced by service 5, and, from Jarrow, service 9 will now run to Lukes Lane Estate, via Argyle Street, Lyon Street, Hebburn Town Centre,... see more
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.
January 2019 Go North East
With route branding across the network being reviewed, services 5 and 50 (currently branded "Whey Aye Five 0") are the next routes to lose route branding. This three-quarter life repaint into Go North East's fleet livery reflects the interworking of service 50 with the 5, the fit in of these services in Go North East's network, and the age of the Scania OmniCity fleet. As such... see more