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May 2008 Go North East Photograph by Northern Bus Photos
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This vehicle has received "Lambton Worm" branding, with sub-branding for service 71 (Chester-le-Street - Houghton-le-Spring - Sunderland). The Lambton Worm is a legend from County Durham in North East England in the UK. The story takes place around the River Wear, and is one of the area's most famous pieces of folklore, having been adapted from written and oral tradition into pantomime and song formats.
April 2008 Go North East
Following the entry into service of new Mercedes Citaro 0530N/Mercedes Citaro vehicles at Gateshead Depot, this vehicle has transferred from Gateshead Depot to Chester-le-Street.
March 2008 Go North East Photograph by Carlisle Bus Group
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Prior to new branding being launched, this vehicle has been repainted into a plain green base livery.
April 2009 Go North East
This vehicle has received "Coaster" branding, with sub-branding for service 1 (Gateshead - Whitley Bay).
April 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has returned to service at Deptford Depot, where it will be allocated to "Wear Xpress" service X5 (Sunderland - Hartlepool).
April 2017 Go North East
Having previously carried "SimpliCity" branding, this vehicle has been repainted into a plain blue base livery. From Saturday 3rd June 2017, the operation of "See it, Do it, Sunderland" service 36 will transfer from Deptford Depot to Chester-le-Street. As Chester-le-Street do not have any Mercedes Citaros at the moment; service 36 will instead be allocated Optare Versas in a... see more
April 2016 Go North East
To provide temporary cover for Scania CN230UB/Scania Omnicity 5255 (NK56 KJE), which has transferred from Chester-le-Street Depot to Washington to allow a period of driver familiarisation on the Scania OmniCity vehicle type, this vehicle has transferred from Washington Depot to Chester-le-Street.