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November 2018 Go North East Photograph by Dynamo: 5307, 5332
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To allow greater flexibility of the Optare Versa allocations at Chester-le-Street Depot, the "Lambton Worm" brand is being removed from the 34/34A services, following in the footsteps of the removal of the "Waggonway" brand from services 28/28A earlier this year. As such this vehicle has now been repainted into Go North East's corporate livery. This example carries the tagline "Stay Connected | Many of our buses have free WiFi on board".
November 2013 Go North East Photograph by Tom's Transport Photos
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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 Photograph by Daniel Graham
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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 North East Malarkey
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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 Photograph by Carlisle Bus Group
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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.
July 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.
May 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Riverside Depot to Hexham, where it, following installation of a new Ticketer ticket machine, will be allocated to "Tynedale Links" services X81/185/681 to compare against the low-carbon emission Optare Solo SRs currently allocated to these services.
May 2008 Go North East
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.
May 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has received "The Blaydon Racer" branding. "The Blaydon Racer" is the new brand name for services 12/12A (Newcastle - Winlaton), which were previously branded as "Toon Link". The brand name recognises the famous Geordie folk song written in the 19th century by Geordie Ridley, in a style deriving from music hall, containing references to Scotswood Road,... see more
May 2017 Go North East
Having been impounded by the police since November 2015 following its involvement in a fatal collision, this vehicle has now been returned to Go North East. It will undergo minor bodywork and windscreen repairs at Saltmeadows Road Depot, then prepared for annual PSV test. After this, it will be sent to Bus & Coach World, Blackburn, for repaint and internal refurbishment.