Go North East Fleet Go North East's 6171
September 2020 Go North East Photograph by aptyldsley
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In line with the re-commencement of scholars services for the 2020/21 academic year; this vehicle has transferred from Percy Main Depot to Washington. Washington will now operate some 'mincap90' school contracts, and the Volvo B7TLs previously allocated to Washington do not conform to this specification.
June 2020 Go North East Photograph by aptyldsley
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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 Percy Main.
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Following completion of all required vehicle re-allocations; this vehicle has been temporarily withdrawn from service due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and has been officially delicensed (SORN'd), enabling Go North East to obtain a tax refund.
January 2019 Go North East Photograph by Gobbiner
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Following temporary loan to Crook Depot, this vehicle has now returned to service at Chester-le-Street.
January 2019 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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This vehicle has transferred from Chester-le-Street Depot to Crook, on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages.
December 2018 Go North East Photograph by jack sparrow bus and train photography
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This vehicle has entered service at Chester-le-Street Depot. Due to its longer length and higher seating capacity; this vehicle should see primary allocation to Park View Scholars services, which have seen some overcrowding issues since the start of this academic school year.
November 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 "Recharge your batteries | Many of our buses have power sockets on board".
November 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 Snakebite90
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Previously with Brighton & Hove as fleet number 910, 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 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; the section of the route on service 9 between Jarrow and North Shields will be replaced by service 5, and, from Jarrow, service 9 will now run to Lukes Lane Estate, via Argyle Street, Lyon Street, Hebburn Town Centre,... see more
January 2019 Go North East
Due to planned industrial action on Arriva North East's 'Durham County' services in Durham, Stockton and Redcar, Arriva are running a limited free-to-use service between January 6 and January 12 2019. As such, Go North East are operating duplicate X21 services between Bishop Auckland and Framwellgate Moor, via, Durham, and providing buses with a larger capacity on services X5, X6... see more
January 2017 Go North East
Following the cascade of Scania N94UD/East Lancs OmniDekka 6132 (YN04 GJF) from Stanley Depot to Percy Main, this vehicle has transferred from Percy Main to Stanley in exchange, providing a replacement for a Volvo Olympian/Northern Counties Palatine 2 withdrawn due to not complying with DDA / PSVAR regulations.
January 2009 Go North East
Following the cascade of double-deck vehicles to upgrade the "Angel" services, this vehicle has been transferred from Chester-le-Street Depot to Percy Main. The front end of the vehicle has also been repainted cream.