Go North East Fleet Go North East's 8307
June 2020 Go North East Photograph by A&LSP8
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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 Riverside.
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Following completion of all required vehicle re-allocations; this vehicle has been temporarily withdrawn from service due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and has been officially delicensed (SORN'd), enabling Go North East to obtain a tax refund.
October 2018 Go North East Photograph by North East Malarkey
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Following brief use at Chester-le-Street Depot, this vehicle has now transferred from Chester-le-Street Depot to Riverside. This should allow the withdrawal of Scania L94UB/Wright Solar 4944 (NK51 OLH), the final 'Euro 4' example of its type at the depot.
September 2018 Go North East
Following temporary loan to Crook Depot, this vehicle has now returned to service at Chester-le-Street.
September 2018 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Chester-le-Street Depot to Crook, on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages.
September 2018 Go North East
Following the entry into service of Optare Solo SR M890/Optare 724 (YJ13 HMY) and 725 (YA13 AAE) at Crook on service 18, this vehicle has transferred from Crook Depot to Chester-le-Street. It is intended for this vehicle to transfer onward to Riverside Depot, where it will allow for the withdrawal of a further Scania L94UB/Wright Solar from the fleet.
September 2018 Go North East
Following temporary loan to Crook Depot, this vehicle has now returned to service at Chester-le-Street.
September 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.
January 2018 Go North East
Following the allocation of long-term loanee Optare Versa V1170 Hybrid/Optare 9084 (YJ64 DZM) to Riverside Depot to operate services 67/69, this vehicle has transferred from Riverside Depot to Crook. The allocation of this vehicle to Crook Depot will see the conversion of the 18 service from minibus to midibus.
June 2017 Go North East
Following repaint, this vehicle has transferred from Deptford Depot to Riverside. At Riverside, it will operate services 67 (Metrocentre - Wardley) and 69 (Winlaton - Wardley).
June 2017 Go North East
In line with the entry into service of new Wright Streetlites on services 2/2A; this vehicle, which was previously allocated to these services and branded as "SimpliCity", has 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"
April 2016 Go North East Photograph by Carlisle Bus Group
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Ahead of upcoming service changes, due to commence from Sunday 22nd May 2016, which will see "SimpliCity" service 2 reduced to a 15-minute frequency, this vehicle has had the frequency on the cant rail revised to reflect the new frequency.
February 2015 Go North East Photograph by Peter Barclay
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Following service revisions in Sunderland last month which saw a number of changes to service and consequent re-allocations, this vehicle has gained "SimpliCity" branding, with sub-branding for services 2/2A.
November 2013 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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Following the introduction of new Wright Streetlite vehicles on "Drifter" service 60 (Sunderland - Parkside), this vehicle has been repainted into a purple base livery. It will be re-allocated to service 39 (Pennywell - Doxford Park), and fall under the "SimpliCity" brand.
November 2013 Go North East Photograph by Ray Parnaby Bus Stop 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 been de-branded and as such no longer carries "Drifter" branding.
July 2009 Go North East Photograph by In Memoriam: plcd1
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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.
December 2013 Go North East
Ahead of its entry into service, this vehicle has received "Fab Fifty Six" branding, with sub-branding for service 56 (Sunderland - Newcastle).
December 2016 Go North East
This vehicle has been treated to a partial repaint into Go North East's new corporate livery. The new livery design is a a lot more eye-catching and features a two-tone base livery, with the traditional key colour of red towards the front of the bus, and non-metallic dark blue towards the back. It is thought that further vinyls will be added at a later date, in order to reflect the quality... see more
December 2015 Go North East
Following the end of the NHS Queen Elizabeth Hospital staff Park & Ride service contract, this vehicle has lost all branding and now carries a plain white base livery.
December 2018 Go North East
Initially on loan; this vehicle has now been officially transferred to Crook Depot's fleet allocation, to replace "The Castles Express" branded Wright StreetDeck 6304 (NK16 BXD) which is undergoing accident damage repairs at Thornton Bros, Ashington. Scania N94UD/East Lancs OmniDekka 6176 (YN56 FFS) has replaced this vehicle in the fleet allocation at Chester-le-Street Depot. Once... see more