Go North East Fleet Go North East's 8294
June 2020 Go North East Photograph by Matt D Williamson
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From Monday 1 June 2020, in line with guidance from the government, Go North East's bus services will start returning to what can be considered a 'normal' level of service on weekdays (albeit still reduced on weekends), also with some minor changes which had originally been planned to take place from 17 May 2020. As such, this vehicle has now been reinstated at Percy Main. It should be allocated to the Byker ASDA Free Bus contract only at Percy Main, allowing better social distancing for passengers using this service (which is ordinarily allocated a minibus).
April 2020 Go North East
Following completion of all required vehicle re-allocations; this vehicle has been temporarily withdrawn from service due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and has been officially delicensed (SORN'd), enabling Go North East to obtain a tax refund.
November 2019 Go North East Photograph by Stealth: 5307, 5332
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In order to provide greater capacity on the "Metrocentre Mini" M6/M7/M8 routes, and to combat some of the recent reliability issues, this vehicle has transferred from Chester-le-Street Depot to Riverside.
September 2019 Go North East Photograph by Tony Kuy
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This vehicle has transferred from Percy Main Depot to Chester-le-Street, in a float/reserve capacity.
September 2019 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Deptford Depot to Percy Main, in a float/reserve capacity.
September 2019 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Chester-le-Street Depot to Deptford.
June 2018 Go North East Photograph by Matt Edwards
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Following temporary loan to Crook Depot, this vehicle has now returned to service at Chester-le-Street.
June 2018 Go North East Photograph by North East Malarkey
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This vehicle has transferred from Chester-le-Street Depot to Crook, on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages.
February 2018 Go North East Photograph by Lee Calder
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Following completion of repaint, this vehicle has transferred from Riverside Depot to Chester-le-Street.
February 2018 Go North East
Having previously carried "South Tyne" branding, this vehicle has now been repainted into Go North East's corporate livery. This example features the tagline
January 2018 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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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. As such, this vehicle has been temporarily withdrawn from service at Riverside Depot, to allow completion of repaint prior to cascade to another route.
April 2016 Go North East
With the operation of "South Tyne" services 88/88A transferring to Riverside Depot as part of service changes effective Sunday 17th April 2016, this vehicle has transferred from Washington Depot to Riverside.
November 2015 Go North East
Following a two-day loan to Deptford Depot, this vehicle has returned to service at Washington.
November 2015 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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This vehicle has transferred to Deptford Depot, on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages.
April 2014 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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Following recent repaint; this vehicle has received "South Tyne" branding, with sub-branding for services 88/88A.
November 2013 Go North East Photograph by Stealth: 5307, 5332
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Following transfer to Washington Depot to operate "South Tyne" services 88/88A, this vehicle has been repainted into a plain lilac base livery.
November 2013 Go North East
Following the entry into service of new Wright Streetlite vehicles on "Saltwell Park" services 53/54, this vehicle has transferred from Gateshead Depot to Washington. Although initially suggested that this vehicle will be used to upgrade "Washington Street Shuttle" services M2/M3; it will instead be used to upgrade "South Tyne" services 88/88A with the DAF SB120/Wright Cadet vehicles currently allocated to services 88/88A re-allocated to services M2/M3 to allow the Mini Pointer Darts allocated to these services to be withdrawn, hence providing an upgrade in capacity on these services.
July 2009 Go North East Photograph by Carlisle Bus Group
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This vehicle has entered service at Gateshead Depot on "Saltwell Park" services 53/54.
July 2009 Go North East
Ahead of its entry into service; this vehicle has received "Saltwell Park" branding, with sub-branding for services 53/54.
June 2009 Go North East Photograph by
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This vehicle, which carries a plain green base livery, has arrived into the Go North East fleet, and is currently being prepared for service at Saltmeadows Road Depot. It is of 'Gold Standard' specification; featuring full CCTV coverage and recording, information screens, and comfortable seats for all including priority seating with a wheelchair bay for elderly and disabled customers.
August 2006 Go North East
This vehicle has been repainted into Go North East's new red, yellow and blue 'swoop-style' fleet livery at Hogarths Coachworks, Birtley.
August 2019 Go North East
Ahead of the new academic school year, this vehicle has transferred from Consett Depot to Riverside. This vehicle transfer is as a result of the prviate scholars contract which 6126, 6127 and 6129 are currently allocated to, now requiring additional capacity, due to a higher number of students travelling on these services.
August 2019 Go North East
This vehicle has now received "Cobalt & Coast" branding, internally and externally. Externally, this example carries the variant of the branding in the advertisement frames to promote the USB charging points available on-board.
August 2012 Go North East
This vehicle, which carries a red base livery, has arrived into the Go North East fleet. Equipped with free Wi-Fi and Next Stop Announcements, this vehicle is currently being prepared for service at Saltmeadows Road Depot. Once prepared for service; it will be allocated to Washington Depot for use on "Red Arrows" service X1, displacing the remaining single deckers allocated.