Go North East Fleet Go North East's 6119
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Following completion of all required vehicle re-allocations; this vehicle has been temporarily withdrawn from service due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and has been officially delicensed (SORN'd), enabling Go North East to obtain a tax refund.
April 2019 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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This vehicle has transferred from Stanley Depot to Hownsgill. After two and a half years of development, the region’s largest bus operator, Go North East opened the doors to its brand new £3.5 million, state-of-the-art Hownsgill Depot in Consett, County Durham, on Friday 15 March 2019. The high-tech operation replaces the company’s Stanley Depot, which it operated from for nearly 100 years. Therefore; most vehicles based at Stanley transferred to Hownsgill on Sunday 7 April, the date from which the new depot commenced operations.
April 2016 Go North East Photograph by Jack Alexander McArdle
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Prior to the service changes taking place on Sunday 17th April 2016, this vehicle has transferred from Riverside Depot to Stanley, allowing a period of driver familiarisation on the Volvo B9TL vehicle type.
May 2015 Go North East Photograph by emdjt42
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This vehicle has entered service at Riverside Depot on "Red Kite" service 47 (Newcastle - Blackhall Mill).
May 2015 Go North East Photograph by Guy Park-Royal
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Ahead of its entry into service, this vehicle has received "Red Kite" branding, with sub-branding for service 47 (Newcastle - Blackhall Mill). As part of the company's 2014/15 financial year, Go North East has invested in 10 brand new Wright Streetlite DF/Wright Streetlite Micro-Hybrid vehicles to upgrade "Red Kite" services 45/46. "Toon Link" service 47 will be allocated the recently acquired batch of dealer-stock Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 bodied Volvo B9TLs, fleet numbers 6118 to 6121, and it will be re-branded as "Red Kite" to promote the combined frequency operating on the shared corridor between Newcastle and Rowlands Gill.
April 2015 Go North East Photograph by NorthEast England Bus Photos
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Ahead of its entry into service, this vehicle has been repainted into a plain red base livery.
April 2015 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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This vehicle, which carries a white base livery, has arrived into the Go North East fleet, and is currently being prepared for service at Saltmeadows Road Depot. This vehicle, and the other three in the batch, are amongst some of the final dealer stock Volvo B9TL/Wright Eclipse Gemini 2s available, with the majority of other dealer stock Wright bodied Volvo B9TLs now having been acquired by bus operators up and down the United Kingdom.
May 2019 Go North East
As a result of recent service changes and consequent re-allocations, this vehicle has lost its "Prince Bishops" branding having been repainted into Go North East's 2019 fleet livery. The experimental blue front end has now been discontinued, and no further repaints are intended to include this colour on the front.
May 2019 Go North East
In line with service changes and the introduction of new brand identities, there were a large number of vehicle re-allocations which took place on Sunday 19 May, the significance of which have been likened to the South Shields and Bishop Auckland depot closures in 2005 and 2006 respectively. This vehicle has transferred from Chester-le-Street Depot to Riverside, in order to replace older Scania... see more
May 2016 Go North East
As a result of service revisions at Deptford Depot and the change in allocation to some of Deptford's services, this vehicle has transferred from Deptford Depot to Riverside. Until July 2016, this vehicle will act as an additional spare vehicle for "Crusader" service 27, "Blaydon Racers" service 49 and "Citylink" service 57.
May 2008 Go North East
This vehicle has been repainted into a yellow and maroon base livery.