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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whilst operating the final journey of the day on "Lambton Worm" service 34A on 17th August 2017, this vehicle has been withdrawn from service at Chester-le-Street Depot.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.
December 2013 Go North East
This vehicle has entered service at Consett Depot, on the ?Venture? group of minibus services. On evenings and Sundays, they will additionally be allocated to service 15 (Consett - Durham), interworking with the V1 service.
December 2017 Go North East
This vehicle, which carries a two-tone green and yellow base livery, has arrived into the Go North East fleet. It is currently being prepared for service at Saltmeadows Road Depot. Representing an investment of approximately £4.3 million, this batch of vehicles have been ordered to upgrade "Angel" service 21, which is currently allocated Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 bodied Volvo B5LHs,... see more
December 2016 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Chester-le-Street Depot to Crook, acting as a spare vehicle for "The Castles Express" service X21.
December 2015 Go North East
This vehicle has received modifications at Thornton Brothers, Ashington, and as such is now DDA-compliant. This means that this vehicle does not need to be withdrawn from service prior to 1 January 2016 (like all other non-DDA compliant single deckers).