Go North East Fleet Go North East's 9083
June 2020 Go North East
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 Percy Main.
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Following completion of all required vehicle re-allocations; this vehicle has been temporarily withdrawn from service due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and has been officially delicensed (SORN'd), enabling Go North East to obtain a tax refund.
February 2018 Go North East Photograph by Gary Mitchelhill
This vehicle has entered service at Percy Main Depot on "Cobalt Clipper" services 309/310.
February 2018 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
As it is planned for this vehicle to be allocated to Percy Main Depot for use on "Cobalt Clipper" services 309/310, this vehicle has been repainted into a metallic silver base livery prior to entering service at Go North East. It has also been fitted with advertisement frames, so will only receive basic fleet names rather than being fitted with route branding.
January 2018 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
With "Lambton Worm" branded Optare Versa V1110/Optare 8303 (NK09 FCD) 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; Optare have supplied this vehicle, in addition to Optare Versa V1170 Hybrid/Optare 9084 (YJ64 DZM) as a courtesy vehicle on long-term loan to cover for it. Numbered 9083 in Go North East's fleet for the duration of its stay, it is expected to be allocated to Percy Main Depot. It will be treated like one of Go North East's own vehicles during its loan period, being fitted with standard fleet livery vinyls, advertisement frames, and a cab area assault screen. As Optare were not able to repaint this vehicle on Go North East's behalf prior to delivery, Go North East will repaint it grey themselves, prior to entering service.
February 2014 Go North East
This vehicle has entered service at Percy Main Depot on "Cobalt Clipper" service 309 (Newcastle - Blyth) and 310 (Newcastle - North Shields).
February 2015 Go North East
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.
February 2017 Go North East
In line with the delivery of new Wright Streetlite DF/Wright Streetlite Max Micro-Hybrid vehicles for the "Durham Diamond" 16/16A services, which is expected to see the cascade of the current "Durham Diamond" branded Mercedes Citaro 0530N/Mercedes Citaro vehicles to Deptford Depot for use on service X5, this vehicle has been repainted into Go North East's new corporate... see more