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August 2018 Go North East
Following temporary loan to Peterlee Depot, this vehicle has now returned to service at Deptford.
August 2018 Go North East Photograph by Davie's photos and videos
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This vehicle has transferred from Deptford Depot to Peterlee, on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages.
January 2018 Go North East
Following the cascade of Optare Solo SR M890/Optare 648 (NL63 XZV) from Stanley Depot to Riverside, this vehicle has transferred from Riverside Depot to Deptford in exchange for Optare Solo SR M890/Optare 628 (NK61 DBZ) which is now allocated to Riverside. It aims to allow fleet numbers of minibuses to be consecutively numbered, following the transfer of similar Optare Solo SR M900/Optare 637 (NK12 HCD) to Deptford to operate the Nexus-secured 516 service between South Shields and South Tyneside Hospital.
April 2017 Go North East Photograph by neilharrison
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Following the completion of the repainting programme for the former "Venture" branded minibuses cascaded to Percy Main; this vehicle has transferred from Percy Main Depot to Riverside, enabling the cascade and withdrawal of further Transbus MPD/Transbus Mini Pointer vehicles from the fleet.
March 2017 Go North East
In line with service changes which have seen Nexus-secured service 353 revised to operate commercially and part of Percy Main's "indiGo North Tyne" network as an extension of service 42, this vehicle has transferred from Riverside Depot to Percy Main. At Percy Main; this vehicle will allow two of the existing spare "indiGo" branded Optare Solo SR M890/Optare vehicles to instead form part of the PVR of the "indiGo North Tyne" 40/41/42/42A services, with this vehicle instead becoming the spare.
February 2017 Go North East Photograph by Tony Kuy
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Ahead of upcoming service changes which will see Nexus-secured service 353 revised to operate commercially and part of Percy Main's "indiGo North Tyne" network as an extension of service 42; this vehicle has been repainted into Go North East's new corporate livery, having previously carried "Nexus" branding. This example carries the tagline "Our buses run 35 million miles a year - that's like going to the moon and back 72 times"
February 2015 Go North East
All of Saltmeadows Road's operations have transferred to Riverside Depot, which has resulted in the transfer of this vehicle from Saltmeadows Road Depot to Riverside. It is not yet known what the future will hold for Saltmeadows Road Depot, but maintenance and repairs, repaints and re-trims, and the storage of new vehicles, is still expected to be held at Saltmeadows Road Depot for the foreseeable future.
September 2012 Go North East Photograph by Tony Kuy
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This vehicle has entered service at Saltmeadows Road Depot.
August 2012 Go North East
Ahead of its entry into service, this vehicle has received "Nexus" branding. Whilst it does not carry specific sub-branding, this vehicle should remain allocated to service 353, owing to a higher capacity being contractually required on this service.
August 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 Saltmeadows Road Depot's low-cost unit comprising of Nexus-secured services.
October 2008 Go North East
This vehicle has entered service at Washington Depot on "Silver Arrows" services 2A/2C. Introduced from 26th October 2008; these services have partly replaced the old 73/74 circular services, with the link to Teal Farm in Washington being withdrawn due to low passenger numbers, and replaced by a new Go North East secured service operating under contract to Nexus.
October 2012 Go North East
Ahead of its entry into service, this vehicle has gained "angel" branding, with sub-branding for service 21 (Newcastle - Chester-le-Street - Durham).
October 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has returned to Go North East following internal refurbishment and repaint into a yellow and blue base livery. It is currently undergoing preparation for service at Saltmeadows Road Depot prior to allocation to Hexham Depot. As part of ongoing improvements to services in Hexham, "Tynedale Links" service 680 will receive an upgraded Mercedes Citaro allocation, with the... see more
October 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has returned to Go North East following internal refurbishment and repaint into Go North East's corporate base livery. It is currently undergoing preparation for service at Saltmeadows Road Depot prior to allocation to Deptford Depot.