Fleet 's
March 2019 Go North East Photograph by A&LSP8
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This vehicle has been sold for scrap to Alpha Recovery, Weetslade. It was the last remaining example of its type in the fleet to be disposed of.
July 2018 Go North East Photograph by kieron mathews
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Following the entry into service of Optare Solo SR M900SL/Optare 723 (YD63 UZC) at Hexham, this vehicle has been withdrawn from service. A further Optare Solo is expected to be received from Dawson Rentals in the near future to allow for the withdrawal of similar 619 (NK55 RUW) and hence eliminate the Mini Pointer Dart vehicle type from the fleet.
March 2016 Go North East Photograph by emdjt42
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This vehicle has received the revised "Tynedale Links" branding, in line with the launch of the new Optare Solo SR minibuses on some of the "Tynedale Links" network of services.
February 2016 Go North East Photograph by Lee Calder
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Ahead of new Optare Solo SR minibuses arriving at Hexham Depot to upgrade some of the "Tynedale Links" services which currently operate with Transbus Mini Pointer Darts; this vehicle has been repainted into a plain yellow base livery with a blue strip above the windows, providing a consistent brand design with the new vehicles due for delivery shortly.
July 2015 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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Following the completion of internal modifications at Thornton Brothers, Ashington, this vehicle has returned to service at Hexham Depot.
June 2015 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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Prior to cascade to Hexham Depot for school contracts, this vehicle has been temporarily withdrawn from service, and is receiving internal modifications at Thornton Brothers, Ashington, which see new seats installed, complete with seatbelts.
January 2015 Go North East
This vehicle has been retrofitted with Euro 5 Eminox modifications. This upgrades the vehicles from their current 'Euro 3' status.
January 2014 Go North East
Although it retains the taglines of the "Venture" network of services, this vehicle has now lost all "Venture" branding.
December 2013 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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Following the entry into service of brand new Optare Solo SR vehicles on Consett's "Venture" network of services, this vehicle has been released for cascade, and has transferred from Consett Depot to Peterlee, to allow the withdrawal of older Dennis MPDs.
August 2013 Go North East Photograph by Sean Blair
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Following its recent repaint, this vehicle has received "Venture" branding again.
June 2013 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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Having previously carried "Venture" branding, this vehicle has been repainted into a yellow base livery.
January 2013 Go North East Photograph by CumbrianJosh
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This vehicle has gained "Venture" branding.
October 2011 Go North East Photograph by Tony Kuy
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As a result of service changes, this vehicle has transferred from Saltmeadows Road Depot to Consett.
November 2010 Go North East Photograph by Carlisle Bus Group
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Following transfer to Saltmeadows Road Depot, this vehicle has lost its "Venture" branding.
November 2010 Go North East Photograph by Northern Bus Photos
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As a result of service revisions to routes on the Tyne Valley corridor, this vehicle has transferred from Consett Depot to Saltmeadows.
October 2010 Go North East
A new outstation at Consett has commenced operation from 3rd October 2010, and has received an allocation of 12 MPDs from Stanley Depot. As a consequence, this vehicle has transferred from Stanley Depot to Consett.
September 2010 Go North East
Having previously carried a maroon skirt, this vehicle has received a partial yellow repaint to remove the maroon skirt.
April 2010 Go North East Photograph by giantcheeseplant
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As a consequence of vehicles being acquired from Arriva North East with the swap of the operations at Ashington and Hexham, this vehicle has transferred from Winlaton Depot to Stanley.
May 2009 Go North East Photograph by Matt Edwards
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This vehicle has transferred from Stanley Depot to Winlaton.
May 2008 Go North East Photograph by Carlisle Bus Group
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This vehicle has transferred from Deptford Depot to Stanley, for use on Consett's local "Venture" network of services.
May 2008 Go North East Photograph by giantcheeseplant
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This vehicle has been repainted into a yellow and maroon base livery.
February 2008 Go North East Photograph by Carlisle Bus Group
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New in 2005 with Redby Bus & Coach Ltd, this vehicle has been acquired and has entered service at Deptford Depot after acquisition of the company's local bus operations.
August 2010 Go North East
This vehicle has entered service at Saltmeadows Road Depot. The Dennis Dart/Caetano vehicles that were operating this service on a temporary basis have been returned to the hirer.
August 2012 Go North East
Ahead of the entry into service of new Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 bodied Volvo B9TL vehicles on "Tyne Tees Xpress" services X9/X10, this vehicle has been repainted into Go North East's corporate livery, with 'Northern' fleet names.
August 2016 Go North East
Following service changes last month, this vehicle has received the green variation of Go North East's "Quaylink" branding for service Q3.
August 2018 Go North East
New to Cobra, Isleworth, in May 2013 but lastly operated by Courtney, Bracknell; this vehicle has now been acquired by Go North East, following its return to the lessor (Dawson Group). It has received fleet number 725 at Go North East, and is one of a batch of 8 pre-owned Optare Solos being acquired by Go North East, due to a shortage of minibuses following the award of contracts. This bus, along... see more