Go North East Fleet Go North East's 8300
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Following completion of all required vehicle re-allocations; this vehicle has been temporarily withdrawn from service due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and has been officially delicensed (SORN'd), enabling Go North East to obtain a tax refund.
September 2018 Go North East
Following temporary loan to Crook Depot, this vehicle has now returned to service at Chester-le-Street.
July 2018 Go North East Photograph by Exploring North East Buses
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This vehicle has transferred from Chester-le-Street Depot to Crook, on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages.
March 2018 Go North East Photograph by Captain Deltic
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Following completion of repaint, this vehicle has transferred from Riverside Depot to Chester-le-Street.
March 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 "Stay Connected | Many of our buses have free WiFi on board".
January 2018 Go North East
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 As part of these service changes, "South Tyne" services 88/88A have been withdrawn and replaced by revised service 9 and new "Crusader" service 26. As such, this vehicle has been temporarily withdrawn from service at Riverside Depot, to allow completion of repaint prior to cascade to another route.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.
February 2014 Go North East Photograph by Matt D Williamson
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Following recent repaint; this vehicle has received "South Tyne" branding, with sub-branding for services 88/88A.
January 2014 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 Photograph by Stealth: 5307, 5332
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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.
November 2013 Go North East
Ahead of the entry into service of new Wright Streetlite vehicles on "Saltwell Park" services 53/54 and this vehicle's consequent cascade from Gateshead Depot, this vehicle has lost its branding for "Saltwell Park" services 53/54.
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
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.
June 2016 Go North East
This vehicle has entered service at Deptford Depot, on "Prince Bishops" services 20/20A/X20 (South Shields - Durham).
June 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has received "See it, Do it, Sunderland" branding, with sub-branding for service 36 (Chester-le-Street - Castletown).
June 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has entered service at Deptford Depot on "Black Cats" services 2/2A (Silksworth - Washington) and 39 (Doxford Park - Pennywell). The Optare Versas currently allocated to services 2/2A are in line to be cascaded to another depot, whilst the Scania L94s currently allocated to service 39 are in line to cascade to services 38 and 61 at Deptford.
June 2017 Go North East
From Monday 5th June 2017, Go North East will operate a home-to-school contract on behalf of Durham County Council on an emergency basis. Numbered 5030, the service will operate from Chester-le-Street Depot. As such, this vehicle has transferred from Hexham Depot to Chester-le-Street, where it will see allocation to the new scholars service.