Go North East Fleet Go North East's 6143
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 Chester-le-Street.
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Following completion of all required vehicle re-allocations; this vehicle has been temporarily withdrawn from service due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and has been officially delicensed (SORN'd), enabling Go North East to obtain a tax refund.
March 2020 Go North East Photograph by kieron mathews
This vehicle has transferred from Chester-le-Street Depot to Riverside.
January 2020 Go North East
As 6166 (YN54 AOT) isn't yet ready to enter service, this vehicle has transferred from Percy Main Depot to Chester-le-Street.
May 2019 Go North East Photograph by Exploring North East Buses
This vehicle, which previously carried a special livery to promote Northern Writes, has now been repainted into Go North East's 2019 fleet livery. This example carries the experimental blue front end to carry out the colourscheme throughout the entire bus.
April 2019 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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.
January 2017 Go North East Photograph by Steven Hodgson, John Soutar and Mark McCann
This vehicle has received a special livery to promote Northern Writes. Northern Writes is a cultural education programme which is part of The Forge’s Defiant Voices programme. It is inspired by the pitman poet Tommy Armstrong and funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund. Armstrong was a defiant voice, speaking out against poverty and inequality: injustices which still exist in the North East today. Northern Writes aims to use Armstrong’s poetry to inspire a new generation of defiant voices, restoring civic pride to the region.
November 2016 Go North East Photograph by
Presently remaining in a plain white base livery, this vehicle has now entered service at Stanley Depot.
November 2016 Go North East
Prior to entering service, this vehicle has had its seats re-trimmed into Go North East's standard blue 'Go' moquette.
November 2016 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
Prior to entering service, this vehicle has been repainted into a plain white base livery. It is thought that this vehicle will receive a special promotional livery, and will be allocated to Stanley Depot.
October 2016 Go North East
Released from Brighton & Hove following the entry into service of brand new Wright StreetDeck vehicles on the company's 1 service; this vehicle, previously numbered previously numbered 628 within the Brighton & Hove fleet, has now arrived at Go North East and will undergo preparation for service within the Go North East fleet at Saltmeadows Road Depot.
December 2009 Go North East
Having previously carried "Red Arrows" branding, this vehicle has been repainted into a plain red base livery. The vehicle re-gained "Red Arrows" branding at a later date.
December 2007 Go North East
This vehicle has received "Yellow Bus" branding. "Yellow Bus" is Go North East's new brand for vehicles in the fleet which operate special services such as school buses, miscellaneous peak-time services and special event shuttle services. Yellow was adopted as a standard color for North American school buses beginning in 1939. The colour, which became known as... see more
December 2017 Go North East
Following repaint into Go North East's corporate livery, this vehicle has transferred from Hexham Depot to Chester-le-Street. At Chester-le-Street; this vehicle will be primarily allocated to services 13/14, X22 and X25, allowing the cascade of older examples of the same vehicle type to another depot.
December 2013 Go North East
This vehicle has entered service at Consett Depot, on the ?Venture? group of minibus services. On evenings and Sundays, they will additionally be allocated to service 15 (Consett - Durham), interworking with the V1 service.