Go North East Fleet Archive Go North East's 711
January 2020 Go North East Photograph by VDyLan Transport Photography
This vehicle has been sold to Scarlet Band, West Cornforth.
November 2019 Go North East
Replaced in the fleet at Riverside by similarly-aged Optare Versas, this vehicle has now been withdrawn from service at Riverside.
January 2018 Go North East
From 28th January 2018, Go North East are making changes to a number of services to improve reliability and to allow new travel opportunities. As part of these service changes, "South Tyne" services 88/88A have been withdrawn and replaced by revised service 9 and new "Crusader" service 26. The 88/88A services were previously operated by the low-cost unit at Riverside Depot, and to replace the work in this unit at Riverside, the operation of the "Metrocentre Mini" M6/M7/M8 services has transferred across from Stanley. As such, this vehicle has transferred from Stanley Depot to Riverside.
May 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has received "Metrocentre Mini" branding, for services M6/M7/M8. "Metrocentre Mini" is the new brand name being introduced for the direct and frequent services operating between Stanley and Metrocentre. Service changes, effective 21st May, will see "Venture" services V7/V8 re-numbered M7/M8, and the introduction of a new service to increase the frequency on this corridor to every 20 minutes. The additional bus per hour will be numbered M6, and will run to South Stanley and South Moor, offering a direct bus to Metrocentre from these areas.
March 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has entered service at Stanley Depot, where it will be allocated to "Venture" services V7/V8 (East Stanley/Fines Park - Metrocentre).
March 2017 Go North East Photograph by Snakebite90
Ahead of its entry into service, this vehicle has been repainted into a two-tone maroon and yellow base livery.
February 2017 Go North East Photograph by EL1TE_
New to Western Greyhound of Summercourt as fleet number 959 in September 2009, this vehicle passed to Plymouth Citybus in December 2014 where it gained fleet number 221. This vehicle has now been acquired by Go North East, where it has received fleet number 711. It is currently undergoing preparation for service at Saltmeadows Road Depot.
February 2018 Go North East
Following repaint and the application of branding; this vehicle has returned to service at Percy Main Depot, where it will now be allocated to "Blue Arrow" service 11 (Whitley Bay - Metrocentre).
February 2014 Go North East
Following the entry into service of new Volvo B9TL/Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 vehicles at Percy Main on "Cobalt Clipper" services 309/310, this vehicle has been transferred from Percy Main Depot to Stanley.
February 2020 Go North East
As part of the ongoing work into the new "Northern Coaching" unit, this vehicle has been re-registered. This vehicle has received cherished registration mark 'A10 EYC', with its original plate (BF63 ZPZ) held on retention.
February 2007 Go North East
This vehicle has received "Fab Fifty Seven" branding, for services 57/57A (Newcastle - Gateshead - QE Hospital - Fewster Square - Heworth - Fellgate - South Shields).