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Following completion of all required vehicle re-allocations; this vehicle has been temporarily withdrawn from service due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and has been officially delicensed (SORN'd), enabling Go North East to obtain a tax refund.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 Snakebite90
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.
October 2013 Go North East
This vehicle has entered service at Washington Depot on the new ?Connections4? service 4 (Houghton-le-Spring - Heworth).
October 2012 Go North East
This vehicle has entered service at Chester-le-Street Depot on "Angel" service 21 (Newcastle - Chester-le-Street - Durham).
October 2006 Go North East
This vehicle has received "Twenty One, 24 hour service" branding.
October 2015 Go North East
This vehicle has received modifications at Thornton Brothers, Ashington, and as such is now DDA-compliant. This means that this vehicle does not need to be withdrawn from service prior to 1 January 2016 (like all other non-DDA compliant single deckers).