Go North East Fleet Go North East's 709
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 Crusader: NK08 MXY, The 9: BJ10 VUS,
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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.
September 2008 Go North East
This vehicle has received "Yellow Bus" branding.
September 2016 Go North East
This vehicle, which carries a plain pink base livery, has arrived into the Go North East fleet. It is currently being prepared for service at Saltmeadows Road Depot. It will be transferred to Washington Depot in due course. Representing an investment of approximately £950,000; Go North East has ordered seven Optare Solo SR minibuses to upgrade its 82/82A/82B/83 services, operating from... see more
September 2012 Go North East
Ahead of its entry into service, this vehicle has gained "angel" branding, with sub-branding for service 21 (Newcastle - Chester-le-Street - Durham).
September 2006 Go North East
Prior to new branding being launched, this vehicle has been repainted into Go North East's new red, yellow and blue 'swoop-style' fleet livery at Hogarths Coachworks, Birtley.