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May 2019 Go North East Photograph by Stealth: 5307, 5332
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 Washington, in order to operate "indiGo" services 81/82/83/84, as well as 85/86.
March 2019 Go North East Photograph by sean white
Following repaint, this vehicle has now received the Washington variant of the "indiGo" branding.
March 2019 Go North East Photograph by Stealth: 5307, 5332
Ahead of upcoming service changes and consequent re-allocations, this vehicle has lost its "Black Cats" branding having been repainted into a plain pink base livery.
June 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has received "Black Cats" branding. "Black Cats" is the new brand identity being introduced to encompass a variety of different frequent services in and around the city of Sunderland, promoting the cheap and competitively priced day and weekly tickets available for travel in the city (£3.65 for a day ticket, and £12.15 for a weekly ticket).
September 2016 Go North East Photograph by emdjt42
Presently unbranded, this vehicle has entered service at Deptford Depot. At Deptford, it will be used to upgrade the daytime 33 service (The Docks - City Centre - Silksworth), and, to maximise the amount of mileage operated by these fuel-efficient vehicles which are eligible for an enhanced rate of BSOG payment, it will also be allocated to Nexus-secured services 38C and 135/136 on evenings and Sundays.
August 2016 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
This vehicle, which carries a plain red base livery, has arrived into the Go North East fleet. It is currently being prepared for service at Saltmeadows Road Depot. It will be transferred to Deptford Depot in due course. 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.
March 2019 Go North East
Go North East has been named transport partner for the Newcastle Falcons, ahead of the highly anticipated 2019 European Club Rugby Finals being hosted in the city in May. This vehicle has been branded for the Newcastle Finals 2019, prior to embarking on a three-week, 50-event Newcastle 2019 Trophies Tour, taking the prized silverware to rugby clubs, schools, businesses and public events across the... see more
March 2011 Go North East
Presently retaining "Route 19" branding; this vehicle has transferred from Percy Main Depot to Deptford, in exchange for Dennis SPD/Transbus Super Pointers 8238 - 8241 which will be allocated to service 19 instead.
March 2014 Go North East
This vehicle has entered service at Percy Main Depot on "Cobalt Clipper" service 309 (Newcastle - Blyth) and 310 (Newcastle - North Shields).
March 2008 Go North East
This vehicle has received "Wallsend Links" branding. This brand is being launched in line with service changes effective 30th March 2008. As part of these changes, which coincides with a large cash investment into new buses, service 305 (Newcastle - Hadrian Park - Wallsend) will be replaced by "Citylink" service 58 operating with brand new Mercedes Citaros and "Wallsend... see more