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July 2020 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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Go North East has resumed the running of its AD122 Hadrian's Wall Country Bus from Saturday 4 July 2020, to help support the opening of businesses and attractions. The return of the AD122 bus will help workers and visitors at businesses and attractions get to their destination if they are unable to use other forms of transport. Attractions opening from tomorrow include The Sill, Roman Army Museum, Vindolanda, Chesters Roman Fort, Corbridge Roman Town, Birdoswald Roman Fort and Housesteads Roman Fort, with any visitors having to book online in advance. As such, this vehicle has transferred from Deptford to Hexham.
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 reinstated at Deptford. It should be primarily allocated to the staff shuttle service running between Deptford and Park Lane Interchange, allowing better social distancing measures for the employees that need to use these services.
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Following completion of all required vehicle re-allocations; this vehicle has been temporarily withdrawn from service due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and has been officially delicensed (SORN'd), enabling Go North East to obtain a tax refund.
March 2020 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Riverside Depot to Percy Main, in order to provide cover for the remaining “Little Coasters” branded Optare Solo repaints.
November 2019 Go North East Photograph by Ryan Lawrence
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Due to a high VOR, this vehicle has transferred from Percy Main Depot to Riverside.
October 2019 Go North East Photograph by Matthew Jimmison
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Following the end of the seasonal "Hadrian's Wall Country Bus" AD122 service; this vehicle has transferred from Hexham Depot to Percy Main, serving as a replacement vehicle for Scania L94UB/Wright Solar 4989 (YN51 MKV) which has been withdrawn due to MOT expiry.
April 2019 Go North East
In line with the commencement of the operation of this year's operation of the seasonal Hadrian's Wall Country Bus AD122 service, this vehicle now forms part of the main fleet allocation at Hexham Depot, no longer being classed as float/reserve.
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Remaining in a float/reserve capacity pending the re-commencement of the seasonal Hadrian's Wall Country Bus AD122 service, this vehicle has transferred from Riverside Depot to Hexham, in order to alleviate vehicle shortages.
January 2019 Go North East
Following the end of the Arriva North East industrial action, this vehicle has transferred from Percy Main Depot to Riverside.
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 and X7, which operate between Hartlepool, Peterlee and Sunderland. As such, this vehicle has transferred from Riverside Depot to Percy Main, in order to operate service 19, which releases a full-size single-deck to be allocated to services 309/310 and release a double-deck vehicle to Riverside on temporary loan to operate the duplicate X21 services.
December 2018 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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Remaining in a float/reserve capacity, this vehicle has transferred from Hexham Depot to Riverside. Go North East are operating a special service from Riverside Depot for the Enchanted Belsay event. This service operates Thursday to Sunday only between 6th and 22nd December. The service requires five vehicles, which must be single decks because of trees.
June 2018 Go North East
As part of a scheme to standardise the fleet at Hexham and consistently provide a free Wi-Fi service, this vehicle has now been fitted with free Wi-Fi.
March 2018 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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This vehicle has been reinstated at Hexham Depot, to operate the seasonal Hadrian's Wall Country Bus AD122 service.
March 2018 Go North East
With three of the boards on "Wear Xpress" services X6/X7 being temporarily converted to Scania L94UB/Wright Solar operation, the displaced "Wear Xpress" branded Optare Solo SR M890 vehicles are being allocated to other services. Two of these vehicles are to be allocated to Nexus-secured service 168 (East Rainton - Easington Lane) and "indiGo East Durham" service 206 (Peterlee - Hutton Henry), which are currently operated by this vehicle and sister 635 (NK61 FJP). As a result; ahead of the commencement of the seasonal Hadrian's Wall AD122 service and this vehicle's allocation to Hexham Depot, it has been temporarily withdrawn from service at Peterlee Depot, to allow it to be prepared for service (removal of vandal screen and bodywork etc tidied up for better presentation).
October 2017 Go North East
Reflecting changes to Durham County Council contracts; this vehicle has transferred from Riverside Depot to Peterlee, serving as a replacement vehicle for Optare Solo M710SE/Optare 707 (WK58 EAF) and 708 (WK58 EAG) on Nexus-secured service 168 and service 206, as these vehicles have transferred to Stanley. The allocation of this vehicle to Peterlee is only temporary, as this vehicle is not required at Hexham Depot over the winter season while the Hadrian's Wall Country Bus AD122 service does not operate. From Monday 9th October 2017, it had seen allocation to a temporary shuttle bus in operation due to the closure of Chollerford Bridge.
March 2017 Go North East
Ahead of the commencement of the seasonal Hadrian's Wall AD122 service; this vehicle has entered service at Hexham Depot, acting as an additional spare vehicle for the depot.
March 2017 Go North East
Ahead of the commencement of the seasonal Hadrian's Wall AD122 service, this vehicle has been withdrawn from service at Hexham Depot and is currently being prepared for service at Saltmeadows Road Depot.
October 2016 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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The seasonal Hadrian's Wall Country Bus, number AD122, has been withdrawn until Easter 2017. To allow for the withdrawal of Volvo B10BLE/Wright Renown 4912 (X912 WGR), this vehicle has transferred from Hexham Depot to Percy Main, while it is surplus to requirements at Hexham. Retaining full branding for service AD122, the vehicle will be allocated to service 19 on weekdays, and service 434 on Saturdays.
April 2016 Go North East
Following repaint and the application of new branding, this vehicle has transferred from Deptford Depot to Hexham.
April 2016 Go North East
This vehicle has received "Hadrian's Wall Country Bus" branding for service AD122 (Hexham - Haltwhistle).
April 2016 Go North East
Ahead of impending cascade to Hexham Depot, where it will see allocation to the Hadrian's Wall Country Bus AD122 service, this vehicle has been repainted into a yellow and blue base livery, matching the colour-scheme of the new "Tynedale Links" brand.
February 2016 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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Ahead of impending cascade to Hexham Depot, where it will see allocation to the Hadrian's Wall Country Bus AD122 service, this vehicle has been fitted with Next Stop Announcement audio-visual displays.
February 2012 Go North East Photograph by Peter Barclay
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Initially launched without company logos or branding, this vehicle has now received "Nexus" branding.
January 2012 Go North East Photograph by Tony Kuy
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This vehicle has entered service at Deptford Depot.
January 2012 Go North East
This vehicle, which carries a grey and red base livery, has arrived into the Go North East fleet, and is currently being prepared for service at Saltmeadows Road Depot. It will be allocated to Deptford Depot's low-cost unit comprising of Nexus-secured services.
November 2019 Go North East
Prior to entering service, this vehicle has been repainted into a four-colour charcoal/grey and gold base livery. This four-colour combination will be used for the spare vehicles to be used on "X-lines" specification services. It has also been fitted with a buggy bay, as well as having free passenger Wi-Fi, audio-visual announcement passenger information systems and USB charging points... see more
November 2019 Go North East
Following the entry into service of new vehicles on "X-lines" service X30, this vehicle has transferred from Consett Depot to Chester-le-Street.
November 2017 Go North East
Following temporary loan to Crook Depot, this vehicle has now returned to service at Chester-le-Street.
November 2017 Go North East
Following repaint earlier this year, this vehicle has now received "Venture" branding. The design has been slightly modified compared to the previous version, now no longer including a large white 'V' in the centre of the "Venture" logo, covering the windows. The 'V' is now less prominent and an outline of this letter is instead shown at the back of the bus.... see more