Go North East Fleet Go North East's 6914
August 2018 Go North East
Following completion of the work on half of the "Prince Bishops" branded Wright Streetlite DF/Wright Streetlite Max Micro-Hybrid vehicles at Deptford, this vehicle has been withdrawn from service again. It will remain in storage at Deptford Depot and is subject to be reinstated again next week when the remaining half of the vehicles are completed.
July 2018 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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While work is being carried out on the "Prince Bishops" branded Wright Streetlite DF/Wright Streetlite Max Micro-Hybrid vehicles at Deptford, this vehicle has been reinstated on temporary loan. The work being carried out includes fitment of a new Wi-Fi enabled destination controller, with the standard controllers currently in these vehicles being fitted to the ex-London Volvo B7TLs which are now going to be retained for additional contract work which commences in September.
July 2018 Go North East
Following the end of the Sunderland International Airshow event; this vehicle has been withdrawn from service and remains in storage, out of use, pending commencement of the new Nexus Miscellaneous Works scholars/works contracts in September. Further preparation for service will be undertaken during August to bring these vehicles up to Go North East's desired specification: Volvo B7TLs 6901 - 6919 will undergo full repaint into fleet livery and fitment of Hanover LED destination displays, Volvo B7TLs 6920 - 6934 will be fitted with Hanover LED destination displays, Volvo B7TLs 6935 - 6941 will receive Go North East fleet names on the EYMS base livery while 6939 will also be fitted with Hanover LED destination displays.
July 2018 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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This vehicle has been reinstated within the Special Events Fleet to provide transport for the annual Sunderland International Airshow event. The Sunderland Airshow, held from Friday 27th to Sunday 29th July 2018 across the city’s seafront, celebrates its 30th anniversary and includes colourful displays from the Red Arrows, the Typhoons and Spitfires. Go North East are contracted to provide Park & Ride services from sites at Downhill Sports Complex, Fulwell Quarry, the Stadium of Light and Deptford Terrace, with buses running every few minutes to Recreation Park at Seaburn, and Go North East are also operating extra express services from Sunderland City Centre (A1) and Washington (A2).
July 2018 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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Having previously carried Go-Ahead London's corporate livery, this vehicle has now been repainted into Go North East's corporate livery and has also been fitted with Hanover LED destination displays. This example carries the tagline "Our buses run 35 million miles a year - that's like going to the moon and back 72 times".
July 2018 Go North East
Following the end of the Tall Ships event; this vehicle has been withdrawn from service and remains in storage, out of use. Most of the batch will be reinstated to provide transport for the Sunderland International Airshow, between Friday 27th July and Sunday 29th July 2018, for which Go North East will provide up to 45 buses for at peak times over the weekend.
July 2018 Go North East Photograph by Crusader: NK08 MXY, The 9: BJ10 VUS,
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This vehicle has entered service within the Special Events Fleet based at Deptford Terrace, seeing allocation to the Park & Ride services in operation for the Sunderland Tall Ships 2018 event, covering sites at Deptford Terrace, Downhill, Herrington Country Park, Fulwell and Stadium of Light.
July 2018 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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Following preparation for service, including fitment of a new ticket machine and large "Park & Ride" vinyls covering the old rollerblind destination displays, this vehicle has now been allocated to the Special Events Fleet and is now in storage at Deptford Terrace pending the commencement of the Sunderland Tall Ships contracted services.
June 2018 Go North East Photograph by jack sparrow bus and train photography
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Previously with Go-Ahead London Central as fleet number WVL265, this vehicle has now joined the Go North East fleet. Numbered separately from other double-deck vehicles in the fleet; it is one of a batch of 34 in the process of being amalgamated into the Go North East fleet, for exclusive use over the summer on Special Events and contracts (such as the Sunderland Tall Ships Park & Ride services). Members of the batch will only be retained in the fleet beyond summer if Go North East is awarded Miscellaneous Works Nexus contracts from September 2018. The batch of 19 WVL Volvo B7TLs have been released from Go-Ahead London following the loss of services 68 and 468 from 1st April 2018 to Abellio London and Arriva London South.
October 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Deptford Depot to Peterlee, on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages.
October 2016 Go North East
Following the entry into service of the former Thames Travel Optare Solo M880/Optare vehicles, fleet numbers 701 to 704, this vehicle has transferred from Washington Depot to Riverside.
October 2016 Go North East
With Volvo B10BLE/Wright Renown 4922 (X922 WGR) having been reinstated at Riverside Depot, this vehicle has been withdrawn from service at Riverside Depot in its place.
October 2010 Go North East
Allocated fleet number 9148 during its time at Go North East, this vehicle has now entered service at Chester-le-Street Depot. Following a period of driver familiarisation, this vehicle will see primary allocation to "Angel" service 22.