Go North East Fleet Archive Go North East's 8303
January 2018 Go North East
This vehicle has been sold for scrap to Alpha Recovery, Weetslade.
August 2017 Go North East
Having sustained severe fire damage due to an electrical fault whilst operating the final journey of the day on "Lambton Worm" service 34A on 17th August 2017, this vehicle has been withdrawn from service at Chester-le-Street Depot. Spare components; such as the engine, gearbox and similar, are expected to be salvaged for use in other similar Optare Versas in the fleet.
November 2013 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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Following the entry into service of new Wright Streetlite vehicles at Deptford Depot on "Drifter" service 60, this vehicle has transferred from Deptford Depot to Chester-le-Street.
November 2013 Go North East
Prior to transfer to Chester-le-Street Depot; this vehicle has received "Lambton Worm" branding, with sub-branding for services 34/34A.
October 2013 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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Ahead of the introduction of new Wright Streetlite vehicles on "Drifter" service 60 (Sunderland - Parkside), this vehicle has been repainted into a dark green base livery. It is expected that once the new vehicles enter service on service 60, this vehicle will be cascaded to Chester-le-Street Depot, to be allocated to "Lambton Worm" services 34/34A.
July 2009 Go North East
This vehicle has entered service at Deptford Depot on "Drifter" service 60.
July 2009 Go North East
Ahead of its entry into service; this vehicle has received "Drifter" branding, with sub-branding for service 60.
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.
September 2008 Go North East
Following a recent repaint, this vehicle has received National Express fleet names.
September 2019 Go North East
This vehicle has lost its branding for "The Castles Express", having been repainted into a four-colour base livery, comprising of gold and blue colours. Service X21 is the next route to undergo the makeover into the new "X-lines" specification.
September 2018 Go North East
Following delivery of the final Optare Solo from Dawson Rentals, 720 (YJ62 FYH), this vehicle has been withdrawn from service at Hexham Depot and has been returned to Saltmeadows Road pending collection by Dawsongroup.
September 2018 Go North East
Following changes to Nexus Miscellaneous Works and scholars contracts, which has seen Go North East being awarded with over 70 of the available contracts, this vehicle has been allocated to Saltmeadows Road Depot. As this vehicle has not been repainted into Go North East's corporate livery, it is anticipated that this vehicle will see minimal use on normal commercial services.