Go North East Fleet Go North East's 6938
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Following the end of the Sunderland International Airshow event; this vehicle has been withdrawn from service and remains in storage, out of use, pending commencement of the new Nexus Miscellaneous Works scholars/works contracts in September.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
Following the end of the Tall Ships event; this vehicle has been withdrawn from service and remains in storage, out of use.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 Gobbiner
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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
This vehicle is one of a batch of 7 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). Beyond summer, it is expected that this vehicles and the others in its batch will be retained to operate Miscellaneous Works Nexus contracts from September 2018. It has been allocated fleet number 6938 at Go North East. It was new to Go-Ahead London General in February 2002 as fleet number PVL254, and joined the East Yorkshire Motor Services fleet in 2012 where it was allocated fleet number 654.
October 2016 Go North East
The seasonal Hadrian's Wall Country Bus, number AD122, has been withdrawn until Easter 2017. To allow for the withdrawal of Volvo B10BLE/Wright Renown 4912 (X912 WGR), this vehicle has transferred from Hexham Depot to Percy Main, while it is surplus to requirements at Hexham. Retaining full branding for service AD122, the vehicle will be allocated to service 19 on weekdays, and service 434 on... see more
October 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Stanley Depot to Chester-le-Street, on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages.
October 2012 Go North East
This vehicle has entered service at Chester-le-Street Depot on "Angel" service 21 (Newcastle - Chester-le-Street - Durham).
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.