Go North East Fleet Archive Go North East's 8260
May 2016 Go North East
This vehicle has been sold for scrap to Trevor Wigley & Son Bus Ltd, Barnsley.
January 2016 Go North East Photograph by Guy Park-Royal
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Although originally expected to be withdrawn on Monday 18th January 2016, the CB1 shuttle service operated for an extended period until Monday 25th January 2016 and this vehicle continued to see use for a further few days following the withdrawal of the CB1 shuttle service. It has now been withdrawn from service at Riverside Depot, and has now been moved to Saltmeadows Road Depot whilst awaiting disposal.
January 2016 Go North East Photograph by Guy Park-Royal
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With Transbus MPD/Transbus Mini Pointer 563 (NK53 TLN) having been deployed on the new ASDA A1/A2/A3 contract, this vehicle has been temporarily reinstated at Riverside Depot to operate the CB1 shuttle bus, which is in operation between the St Andrews Drive stop at Chowdene and Sainsburys. The shuttle service is in operation until Monday 18th January 2016, for the duration of the footbridge closure.
January 2016 Go North East
Having previously been in storage at Deptford Depot following withdrawal, this vehicle has now been moved to Saltmeadows Road Depot whilst awaiting disposal.
December 2015 Go North East
Following the arrival of Wright Renown bodied Volvo B10BLEs from other depots at Deptford, this vehicle has been withdrawn from service at Deptford Depot.
May 2008 Go North East Photograph by Carlisle Bus Group
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This vehicle has been repainted into a plain white base livery, providing spare coverage in the event of a branded vehicle being unavailable for service. Following repaint, it also transferred from Deptford Depot to Percy Main.
March 2018 Go North East
This vehicle has entered service at Stanley Depot. Of the batch of thirteen former Go-Ahead London Volvo B9TL/Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 vehicles to be acquired by Go North East, six are to be branded for the "Toon Link" X70/X71 services, while the remaining seven are to carry Go North East's corporate livery. Three of the examples in Go North East's corporate livery are to be... see more
March 2020 Go North East
On March 23 2020, Boris Johnson placed the country on "lockdown", enforcing rules on people only leaving the house to shop for necessities, to exercise once a day, for medical needs or to provide care, or to travel to and from work (if they can't work from home). Shops, pubs, restaurants and theatres have all been closed, as well as mass gatherings being banned, schools being... see more
March 2015 Go North East
This vehicle, which carries a dark blue base livery, has arrived into the Go North East fleet, and is currently being prepared for service at Saltmeadows Road Depot. Once prepared for service, it is expected to be allocated to Riverside Depot, for use on service X66 (Gateshead - Metrocentre). It is the Micro-Hybrid version of the Wright Streetlite, which is 11.5m in length. The Micro Hybrid... see more
March 2019 Go North East
This vehicle has returned to Go North East following internal refurbishment and repaint into a two-tone silver and blue base livery. It is currently undergoing preparation for service at Saltmeadows Road Depot prior to returning to service at Percy Main.