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.
January 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Stanley Depot to Washington, on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages.
January 2018 Go North East
From 28th January 2018, Go North East are making changes to a number of services to improve reliability and to allow new travel opportunities. As part of these service changes, "South Tyne" services 88/88A have been withdrawn and replaced by revised service 9 and new "Crusader" service 26. As such, this vehicle has been temporarily withdrawn from service at Riverside Depot, to... see more
January 2017 Go North East
As part of a reduction in the amount of vehicles in the Driver Training fleet, this vehicle has been withdrawn from service in Riverside Depot's Driver Training fleet.
January 2018 Go North East
From 28th January 2018, Go North East are making changes to a number of services to improve reliability and to allow new travel opportunities. As part of these service changes, Go North East will introduce a new service, numbered 26 and branded as "Crusader". There will be more journeys running between Newcastle and Jarrow, with buses now running up to every 10 minutes on Monday -... see more