Go North East Fleet Go North East's 6144
June 2020 Go North East
With most scholars services in Tyne & Wear returning to operation from Monday 15 June, re-allocations have taken place to accommodate the operation of all of these services. As such, this vehicle has been reinstated at Percy Main.
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 re-licensed, but remains out of service.
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Following completion of all required vehicle re-allocations; this vehicle has been temporarily withdrawn from service due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and has been officially delicensed (SORN'd), enabling Go North East to obtain a tax refund.
December 2016 Go North East Photograph by Stealth: 5307, 5332
https://www.flickr.com/photos/62209150@N03/31868298741/
This vehicle has received "DFDS Seaways" branding, for the 327 service operating between Newcastle City Centre and the International Ferry Terminal at North Shields, to connect with the DFDS Ferry to Ijmuiden for onward travel to Amsterdam. Each bus branded for the "DFDS Seaways" 327 service will feature different taglines on the uniquely coloured two-tone base livery. This example features the tagline "Fun Family Holidays" on the nearside, and "Daily Sailings to Europe" on the offside.
November 2016 Go North East Photograph by emdjt42
https://www.flickr.com/photos/33928144@N07/30594299424/
This vehicle has entered service at Percy Main Depot on "DFDS Seaways" service 327.
October 2016 Go North East
Prior to entering service, this vehicle has gained private cherished registration mark 340 GUP (previously held by Dennis Trident/East Lancs Lolyne 3866, which has now received its original registration prior to disposal). This vehicle's original registration, YN05 GZL, has now been held on retention.
October 2016 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
https://www.flickr.com/photos/83823112@N03/30498706411/
This vehicle has been repainted into a two-tone blue and white base livery.
October 2016 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
https://www.flickr.com/photos/83823112@N03/30635610815/
Prior to entering service, this vehicle has had its seats re-trimmed into Go North East's standard blue 'Go' moquette and has had extended luggage bays fitted to allow use on "DFDS Seaways" service 327.
September 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 651 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.
July 2018 Go North East
Following the end of the Sunderland Tall Ships event, this vehicle has returned to service at Riverside Depot.
July 2019 Go North East
This vehicle has been withdrawn from service at Riverside Depot, having sustained defects uneconomical to repair. It will be stored at Consett Depot, where it will provide additional spare part storage capacity.
July 2018 Go North East
This vehicle has been reinstated within the Special Events Fleet to provide transport for the annual Sunderland International Airshow event. The Sunderland Airshow, held from Friday 27th to Sunday 29th July 2018 across the city’s seafront, celebrates its 30th anniversary and includes colourful displays from the Red Arrows, the Typhoons and Spitfires. Go North East are contracted to provide... see more
July 2016 Go North East
Following temporary loan to Percy Main Depot, this vehicle has returned to service at Riverside Depot.