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Vehicle Details

Registration: NK12 HCF

Chassis: Optare Solo SR M900

Bodywork: Optare

Depot: Go North West

Livery: Adapted 2019 fleet livery

Year new: 2012

Vehicle History

June 2020 Go North East Photograph by 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.
April 2020 Go North East Following completion of all required vehicle re-allocations; this vehicle has been temporarily withdrawn from service due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and has been officially delicensed (SORN'd), enabling Go North East to obtain a tax refund.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 2020 Go North East As a result of service changes, this vehicle has transferred from Riverside Depot to Deptford.
May 2019 Go North East In line with service changes and the introduction of new brand identities, there were a large number of vehicle re-allocations which took place on Sunday 19 May, the significance of which have been likened to the South Shields and Bishop Auckland depot closures in 2005 and 2006 respectively. This vehicle has transferred from Deptford Depot to Riverside, where it will primarily be allocated to service 33 (Newcastle - Hollywood Avenue), as well as acting as a spare vehicle for "Metrocentre Mini" services M6/M7/M8.
November 2018 Go North East This vehicle has transferred from Deptford Depot to Peterlee, on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages.
November 2018 Go North East Following temporary loan to Peterlee Depot, this vehicle has now returned to service at Deptford.
October 2018 Go North East This vehicle has transferred from Deptford Depot to Peterlee, on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages.
September 2018 Go North East Photograph by Following temporary loan to Peterlee Depot, this vehicle has now returned to service at Deptford.
September 2018 Go North East Photograph by This vehicle has transferred from Deptford Depot to Peterlee, on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages.
January 2018 Go North East Following temporary loan to Peterlee Depot, this vehicle has returned to service at Deptford.
January 2018 Go North East This vehicle has transferred from Deptford Depot to Peterlee, on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages.
October 2017 Go North East Following temporary loan to Peterlee Depot, this vehicle has now returned to service at Deptford.
October 2017 Go North East Photograph by This vehicle has transferred from Deptford Depot to Peterlee, on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages.
September 2017 Go North East Following the transfer Optare Solo SR M890/Optare 649 (NL63 XZW) to Percy Main Depot to allow the fleet numbers of Percy Main's fleet liveried minibuses to be consecutive, this vehicle has transferred from Percy Main Depot to Deptford.
March 2017 Go North East Photograph by 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 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 "Never miss your stop | Many of our buses have next stop screens and announcements"
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 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.

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April 2012 Go North East Despite undergoing a full repaint under warranty in February; this vehicle has now undergone a further repaint, albeit silver this time. Service changes planned later this year will see an increase in the number of vehicles... see more
April 2019 Go North East In order to provide a higher-specification vehicle on service X30 (Stanley - Newcastle), this vehicle has transferred from Saltmeadows Road Depot to the Hownsgill Depot.
April 2015 Go North East This vehicle, which carries a light green base livery, has arrived into the Go North East fleet, and is currently being prepared for service at Saltmeadows Road Depot. Once prepared for service, it is expected to be allocated to... see more
April 2009 Go North East This vehicle has been repainted into a plain cream base livery, also gaining a small "Coaster" logo below the windscreen in the process.
April 2009 Go North East This vehicle has received "Coaster" branding, with sub-branding for service 1 (Gateshead - Whitley Bay).
April 2019 Go North East Following repaint, this vehicle has now received the Washington variant of the "indiGo" branding.
April 2020 Go North East Due to extra minibus requirements, this vehicle has been reinstated at Riverside.
April 2011 Go North East Following the entry into service of new "Red Arrows" branded Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 bodied Volvo B9TLs on service X1 (Newcastle - Washington - Easington Lane), this vehicle has been released for cascade and has... see more
April 2010 Go North East 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.
April 2017 Go North East Ahead of upcoming service changes in May, this vehicle has been repainted into a plain black base livery. From May 21st 2017; services 6, X30/X31 and X70/X71 will all be branded as "Toon Link" with a mixed allocation of... see more