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September 2015 Go North East
This vehicle has been fitted with free customer Wi-Fi.
August 2015 Go North East Photograph by emdjt42
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Armed with a pair of scissors and dressed in his very own bus driver uniform; 11-year-old schoolboy Peter Witham landed his dream job thanks to a heart-felt letter to Go North East's Managing Director, and cut the ribbon at a publicity launch at Crimdon Dene to declare the 14 brand new indiGo buses officially open for business. Following the publicity launch, this vehicle entered service at Peterlee Depot.
July 2015 Go North East
Prior to entering service, this vehicle has received "indiGo" branding for the local network of services operating out of Peterlee Depot.
July 2015 Go North East Photograph by Guy Park-Royal
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This vehicle, which carries a plain pink base livery, has arrived into the Go North East fleet. It is currently being prepared for service at Saltmeadows Road Depot. Representing an investment of approximately £1,800,000, Go North East has ordered fourteen Optare Solo SR minibuses to be launched on the "East Durham" network of services at Peterlee Depot. The services will be re-branded as "indiGo", promoting connections to Durham, Sunderland, Newcastle, Middlesbrough and beyond. These brand new buses feature Esteban Civic V3 seating complete with e-leather; two-colour Tarabus 'Wood Effect' flooring; and blue accent lighting, which is fitted underneath seats, to provide extra light on the gangway. They are also fitted with free passenger Wi-Fi and Next Stop Announcements.
December 2018 Go North East
During October 2018 this vehicle was exhibited at the Euro Bus Expo at the NEC, Birmingham, by ADL. It will now begin demonstration trials with operators up and down the country, starting off with a two-week loan period with Go North East, where it has been allocated fleet number 9081. The "Red Arrows" X1 and 921 services currently operate with a batch of Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 bodied... see more
December 2015 Go North East
This vehicle has been sold on from Ensign Bus Co., Purfleet, to The Big Lemon, Brighton.
December 2015 Go North East
Following a period of driver familiarisation, this vehicle has now entered service at Chester-le-Street Depot's Coaching Unit.
December 2018 Go North East
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.