Go North East Fleet Archive Go North East's 9106
March 2016 Go North East
This vehicle has been returned to Optare.
March 2016 Go North East
With the entry into service of the five new Optare Solo SR minibuses at Hexham Depot, this vehicle has been withdrawn from service at Hexham Depot.
January 2016 Go North East Photograph by
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This vehicle has entered service at Hexham Depot.
January 2016 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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It is believed that Go North East has ordered five new 'Solo SR' vehicles from Optare, to be deployed on Hexham's "Tynedale Links" network of services. As a consequence; some of the Transbus MPD/Transbus Mini Pointer vehicles currently allocated are due to be withdrawn. 555 (NK53 TKT) is one of these vehicles, and it is believed that this vehicle's MOT is due to expire imminently. To support the product launch of the five new buses at Hexham, Optare has therefore supplied Go North East one of its demonstration models, allocated fleet number 9106, which will provide cover for 555 (NK53 TKT) until the arrival of the new 'Solo SR' models.
January 2007 Go North East
Prior to new branding being launched, this vehicle has been repainted into a plain orange base livery.
January 2019 Go North East
Following the end of the Arriva North East industrial action, this vehicle has transferred from Chester-le-Street Depot to Peterlee.
January 2019 Go North East
In May 2018, Nexus offered a new tender opportunity to operators in the North East of England, to operate the daytime "Sunderland Connect" 700 and evening 701 services. The tender is designed to promote and continue the public transport links in Sunderland between Park Lane, Clanny House, City Campus, Park Lane, Aquatic Centre, St Peters Campus, West Sunniside and Park Lane, to offer... see more
January 2016 Go North East
Ahead of new Optare Solo SR minibuses arriving at Hexham Depot to upgrade some of the "Tynedale Links" services which currently operate with Transbus Mini Pointer Darts; this vehicle has been repainted into a plain yellow base livery with a blue strip above the windows, providing a consistent brand design with the new vehicles due for delivery shortly.