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Although originally expected to be withdrawn on Monday 18th January 2016, the CB1 shuttle service operated for an extended period until Monday 25th January 2016 and this vehicle continued to see use for a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 It has now been withdrawn from service at Riverside Depot, and has now been moved to Saltmeadows Road Depot whilst awaiting disposal.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Following the arrival of Wright Renown bodied Volvo B10BLEs from other depots at Deptford, this vehicle has been withdrawn from service at Deptford Depot.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.
October 2013 Go North East
Coinciding with service changes effective 1st September 2013, this vehicle has received "Coaster" branding, with sub-branding for service 1 (Wrekenton - Whitley Bay).
October 2017 Go North East
Following completion of repaint and internal modifications (including fitment of tip-up seats for a buggy bay and fitment of 'Next Stop' audio-visual announcements), this vehicle has been reinstated at Riverside Depot.
October 2008 Go North East
This vehicle has entered service at Washington Depot on "Silver Arrows" services 2A/2C. Introduced from 26th October 2008; these services have partly replaced the old 73/74 circular services, with the link to Teal Farm in Washington being withdrawn due to low passenger numbers, and replaced by a new Go North East secured service operating under contract to Nexus.
October 2017 Go North East
Due to the closure of Blaydon Bank between Shibdon Road and Widdrington Road from Saturday 21 until Wednesday 25 October, buses will be unable to run to normal route and will be diverted for the period of the works. During this time a shuttle bus will be serving the areas which cannot be served by services 12/12A, 49, 69 and 90 for the duration of the works. This vehicle has transferred from... see more