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September 2008 Go North East Photograph by emdjt42
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Following a recent repaint, this vehicle has received National Express fleet names.
June 2008 Go North East Photograph by emdjt42
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Ahead of a new generic livery being rolled out to the fleet in line with new Scania K340EB/Caetano Levante coaches being ordered for Chester-le-Street's Coaching Unit, this vehicle has been repainted into a plain white base livery.
September 2018 Go North East
Despite not having seen service at Deptford Depot due to suffering a severe oil leak; this vehicle has now formally been withdrawn from service at Deptford, and is now being prepared for return to Optare at the Saltmeadows Road bodyshop facility.
September 2019 Go North East
The Crook outstation is being closed, therefore all operations of service X21 are being transferred from Crook Depot to Chester-le-Street. As such, this vehicle has also transferred from Crook Depot to Chester-le-Street.
September 2019 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Chester-le-Street Depot to Riverside. At Riverside, this vehicle should see primary allocation to services 67/69. This transfer has taken place due to contract changes resulting in services 67/69 at Riverside requiring Euro 5 emission vehicles. Once similar Optare Versa 8307 - 8309 are fitted with Euro 6 SCRTs, this vehicle will return to Chester-le-Street.
September 2015 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Percy Main Depot to Stanley.