Go North East Fleet Go North East's 6914
June 2020 Go North East Photograph by James Dunkley
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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 Consett. It should be primarily allocated to the staff shuttle service running between Hownsgill Depot and Consett Bus Station, allowing better social distancing measures for the employees that need to use these services.
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Following completion of all required vehicle re-allocations; this vehicle has been temporarily withdrawn from service due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and has been officially delicensed (SORN'd), enabling Go North East to obtain a tax refund.
March 2020 Go North East
Following temporary loan to Riverside Depot, this vehicle has now returned to service at Consett.
March 2020 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Consett to Riverside, on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages.
December 2019 Go North East
Following the entry into service of Scania N94UD/East Lancs OmniDekka 6163 (YN54 AOM) at Chester-le-Street, this vehicle has transferred from Chester-le-Street Depot to Consett.
September 2019 Go North East Photograph by Tony Kuy
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In line with the new academic school year, this vehicle has transferred from Percy Main Depot to Chester-le-Street.
September 2018 Go North East Photograph by emdjt42
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Following changes to Nexus Miscellaneous Works and scholars contracts, which has seen Go North East being awarded with over 70 of the available contracts, this vehicle has been allocated to Percy Main Depot.
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Bishops" branded Wright Streetlite DF/Wright Streetlite Max Micro-Hybrid vehicles at Deptford, this vehicle has been withdrawn from service again.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 Stealth: 5307, 5332
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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.
July 2011 Go North East
Go North East has introduced a new service, numbered X3 and branded as "Red Arrows", which this vehicle is now allocated to at Deptford Depot. The new X3 service runs from Sunderland to Newcastle via East Boldon, Boldon ASDA, Heworth and Gateshead, completing the journey in around 53 minutes. The company has introduced a new Weekly Saver ticket, available to buy for £15, allowing... see more
July 2019 Go North East
With route branding across the network being reviewed, services 5 and 50 (currently branded "Whey Aye Five 0") are the next routes to lose route branding. This three-quarter life repaint into Go North East's fleet livery reflects the interworking of service 50 with the 5, the fit in of these services in Go North East's network, and the age of the Scania OmniCity fleet. As such... see more
July 2018 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Chester-le-Street Depot to 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. As this vehicle is fitted with an LED destination display, it is also expected to... see more
July 2007 Go North East
This vehicle has received "Angel" branding.