Go North East Fleet Go North East's 709
March 2019 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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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 region. The vehicle will transport the two trophies, staff, volunteers and the Falcon’s official mascot – Stephen the Seahorse – to events between Friday 22 March and 14 April 2019. Journeying from Middlesbrough to Newcastle, up to Berwick and the Scottish Borders, the Tour will give fans the opportunity to have photographs taken with the trophies - and be in with a chance to win tickets to the finals. In total the silverware will visit 12 schools, 11 rugby clubs, 11 community/public events, five businesses and major sporting fixtures at Newcastle United FC, Middlesbrough FC, Newcastle Eagles basketball, Newcastle Falcons and the Melrose Sevens.
March 2019 Go North East Photograph by Dynamo: 5307, 5332
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Having previously carried Go North East's 2016 fleet livery, this vehicle has now been repainted into a plain black base livery.
March 2018 Go North East
Go North East has lost the contract to operate Nexus-secured service 13 (West Denton - Throckley) to Gateshead Central Taxis, but have gained the contract to operate Nexus-secured service W2 (Whitley Bay - Brierdene) from Phoenix Coaches. As such, this vehicle has transferred from Riverside Depot to Percy Main. Due to the small size of this bus; it should see exclusive allocation to the W2 service, and should not be allocated to any other services.
August 2017 Go North East Photograph by R855 PRG
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This vehicle has received the tagline "Never miss your stop | Many of our buses have next stop screens and announcements"
February 2017 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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This vehicle has entered service at Riverside Depot on service 13 (West Denton - Dumpling Hall - Lemington - Newburn - Throckley - Wallbottle), replacing the Transbus MPD/Transbus Mini Pointer vehicle currently allocated to the service at present.
February 2017 Go North East
Prior to entering service, this vehicle has had its seats re-trimmed into Go North East's standard blue 'Go' moquette.
February 2017 Go North East Photograph by Dynamo: 5307, 5332
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Prior to entering service, this vehicle has been repainted into Go North East's new corporate livery.
February 2017 Go North East Photograph by Guy Park-Royal
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New to Western Greyhound of Summercourt as fleet number 704 in January 2009, this vehicle passed to Plymouth Citybus in December 2014 where it gained fleet number 209. This vehicle has now been acquired by Go North East, where it has received fleet number 709. It is currently undergoing preparation for service at Saltmeadows Road Depot.
October 2007 Go North East
Prior to new branding being launched, this vehicle has been repainted into a plain silver base livery.
October 2012 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Stanley Depot to Winlaton, to upgrade the "Blaydon Racers" 49 service, allowing the dual-door Wright Renown bodied Volvo B10BLEs currently operating on this service to cascade elsewhere. The vehicle has also been de-branded, so now no longer carries "Red Arrows" branding.
October 2018 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Hexham Depot to Washington, in a float/reserve capacity, in order to provide driver changeover transport for a month-long Metro Replacement contract. From Monday 1st October 2018 to Saturday 3rd November, no trains will run between Chichester and South Shields. This is to allow for track and signal upgrades for the new South Shields Interchange, due to open in... see more
October 2015 Go North East
This vehicle has entered service at Stanley Depot.