Go North East Fleet Go North East's 6167
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.
January 2019 Go North East Photograph by Gobbiner
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This vehicle has entered service at Stanley Depot. It has joined similar 6168 (YN56 FFH) and 6169 (YN56 FFJ) at Stanley, and releases 6176 (YN56 FFS) to Chester-le-Street, so that the allocation at Stanley have consecutive fleet numbers.
December 2018 Go North East
Prior to entering service, this vehicle has had its seats re-trimmed into Go North East's standard seat moquette.
October 2018 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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Prior to entering service, this vehicle has been repainted into Go North East's corporate livery. This example carries the tagline "It's our fantastic people - all 2000 of them - that make the wheels on our buses go round and round".
October 2018 Go North East
Previously with Brighton & Hove as fleet number 906, this vehicle has now joined the Go North East fleet. Scania N94UD/East Lancs OmniDekka 6167 (YN56 FFG) and 6171 (YN56 FFL) are the fourth and fifth of this batch to be acquired by Go North East, with all 18 expected to amalgamate north by mid-2019 as Brighton & Hove acquire further new vehicles. This batch are thought to be being disposed of by Brighton & Hove due to their increased length (11.9m) compared to a standard Scania OmniDekka (10.6m). Prior to entering service; it is expected to be fully repainted into Go North East's corporate livery, and have its seats re-trimmed into Go North East's standard blue seat moquette.
July 2008 Go North East
Following service changes effective Sunday 30th March 2008, this vehicle has received "Pink Panthers" branding. This brand name was first used on a fleet of Optare Solos from Chester-le-Street to operate new service D4 in Durham starting 2 October 2006. The service was unsuccessful and withdrawn on 31 December 2006. The small fleet of pink Solos were sent to Percy Main, a big user of the... see more
July 2012 Go North East
Ahead of the "Red Kite" brand being re-launched, this vehicle has been repainted into a plain red base livery.
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 2015 Go North East
This vehicle has been repainted into a plain yellow base livery. Following funding withdrawals from Newcastle City Council and Gateshead Council, the future of the "QuayLink" services (which Go North East operates under contract to Nexus) was unknown. It was announced earlier this year that Go North East has stepped in to save the "QuayLink", and, from 26th July 2015, will... see more