Go North East Fleet Go North East's 6137
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Following completion of all required vehicle re-allocations; this vehicle has been temporarily withdrawn from service due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and has been officially delicensed (SORN'd), enabling Go North East to obtain a tax refund.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 2020 Go North East
In order to isolate dual-door configuration buses at Saltmeadows, where they should only be allocated to Nexus Miscellaneous Works services, the scholars contracts at Riverside will now instead be operated from Saltmeadows. Provincial specification vehicles will instead be allocated to contracts from Riverside, where they are more likely to be allocated to services on the frontline core commercial network between schools, on weekends, and during school holidays. As such, this vehicle has transferred from Saltmeadows Road Depot to Riverside.
December 2019 Go North East
Following the entry into service of ADL Enviro 400 6336 at Consett and the end of the promotional events to market the new vehicles on "X-lines" service X30, this vehicle has transferred from Consett Depot to Saltmeadows Road.
November 2019 Go North East Photograph by neilharrison
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The final, former East Yorkshire, ADL Enviro400 for Consett is still not yet ready to enter service, so this vehicle has temporarily transferred from Saltmeadows Road Depot to Consett, in order to operate service X30.
September 2019 Go North East
In line with the new academic school year, this vehicle has transferred from Chester-le-Street Depot to Saltmeadows Road. This vehicle transfer is as a result of new contractual requirements for some of the Nexus Miscellaenous Works services for the 2019/20 academic year, now requiring a higher capacity, which Go North East's dual-door configuration buses do not meet.
September 2018 Go North East Photograph by Guy Park-Royal
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In order to standardise the fleet at Percy Main, ex-London Volvo B7TL/Wright Eclipse Geminis 6910 - 6914 are being allocated to Percy Main in order to operate the depot's Nexus Miscellaneous Works contracts contracts. As such, Scania N94UD/East Lancs OmniDekkas 6136 - 6138 and Volvo B7TL/Plaxton President 6010 (V310 LGC) have been released for cascade elsewhere. This vehicle has transferred from Percy Main Depot to Chester-le-Street, in order to release Volvo B7TL/Wright Eclipse Gemini 3962 - 3964 to Washington.
June 2018 Go North East Photograph by Stealth: 5307, 5332
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Following the entry into service of the former Go-Ahead London General Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 bodied Volvo B9TLs at Stanley; this vehicle has transferred from Stanley Depot to Percy Main, to enable the withdrawal of older Plaxton President bodied Volvo B7TLs.
August 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has received the tagline "Our buses run 35 million miles a year - that's like going to the moon and back 72 times"
December 2016 Go North East Photograph by Stealth: 5307, 5332
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This vehicle has been treated to a partial repaint into Go North East's new corporate livery. The new livery design is a a lot more eye-catching and features a two-tone base livery, with the traditional key colour of red towards the front of the bus, and non-metallic dark blue towards the back. It is thought that further vinyls will be added at a later date, in order to reflect the quality and customer values of Go North East.
August 2016 Go North East
Following repaint, this vehicle has returned to service at Stanley Depot.
August 2016 Go North East
This vehicle has been temporarily withdrawn from service at Stanley Depot, and has been repainted from Brighton & Hove's corporate livery into Go North East's corporate livery.
July 2016 Go North East
This vehicle has entered service at Stanley Depot.
July 2016 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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Following the last batch delivered in June 2016, Go North East has acquired five further Scania N94UD/East Lancs OmniDekka vehicles from sister Go-Ahead operating company Brighton & Hove, following the entry into service of brand new Wright StreetDeck vehicles on Brighton & Hove's 1 service. This vehicle, previously numbered previously numbered 601 within the Brighton & Hove fleet, has now arrived at Riverside Depot. It will undergo preparation for service within the Go North East fleet at Saltmeadows Road Depot.
June 2019 Go North East
Prior to entering service; this vehicle has been repainted into a two-tone yellow and blue base livery, with branding expected to be applied for the "Toon Tour" service shortly. The yellow rear aims to stand out from other buses in Newcastle City Centre whilst also providing a synergy with the "Quaylink" Q1/Q2 and Q3 services which also operate in the same areas, while the blue... see more
June 2016 Go North East
This vehicle has been reinstated at Hexham Depot, for trials on Hexham's scholars services.
June 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has received "See it, Do it, Sunderland" branding, with sub-branding for service 36 (Chester-le-Street - Castletown).
June 2018 Go North East
Following the entry into service of the former Go-Ahead London General Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 bodied Volvo B9TLs at Stanley; this vehicle has transferred from Stanley Depot to Percy Main, to enable the withdrawal of older Plaxton President bodied Volvo B7TLs.