Go North East Fleet Archive Go North East's 8245
December 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has been sold for scrap to Alpha Recovery, Weetslade.
October 2017 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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Having been temporarily retained in the Driver Training fleet despite the entry into service of further Wright Solar bodied Scania L94UBs due to a high influx of new recruits over the summer months, this vehicle has now been withdrawn from service.
January 2008 Go North East Photograph by In Memoriam: plcd1
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In line with service changes effective 27th January 2008, this vehicle has transferred from Deptford Depot to Gateshead. It has also been fitted with a new LED front destination display, but retains the flipdot side and rear displays. In addition, it has received "The Crusader" branding, with sub-branding for the new 27 service, which operates between Newcastle City Centre and South Shields, via Gateshead, Heworth, Hebburn and Jarrow.
November 2007 Go North East Photograph by Peter Barclay
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Prior to new branding being launched and this vehicle's cascade to Gateshead Depot, it has been repainted into a plain maroon base livery.
September 2018 Go North East
This vehicle has now received "Join the Team!" branding; which showcases some of the benefits of joining the company and training at the Team GNE Academy, such as free travel benefits, free uniform, and high-street retailer discounts.
September 2015 Go North East
This vehicle has received modifications at Thornton Brothers, Ashington, and as such is now DDA-compliant. This means that this vehicle does not need to be withdrawn from service prior to 1 January 2016 (like all other non-DDA compliant single deckers).
September 2018 Go North East
Following temporary loan to Chester-le-Street Depot, this vehicle has now returned to service at Deptford.
September 2017 Go North East
Having been fitted with the original yellow 'flash' style tagline, which was subsequently amended based on poor visibility of the wording used on the tagline, it has now been stripped and instead fitted with a tagline in the new style. This example now carries the "Recharge your batteries | Many of our buses have power sockets on board" variant.