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With the entry into service of the five new Optare Solo SR minibuses at Hexham Depot, this vehicle has been withdrawn from service at Hexham Depot.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 Jack Alexander McArdle
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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 As a consequence; some of the Transbus MPD/Transbus Mini Pointer vehicles currently allocated are due to be withdrawn. 555 (NK53 TKT) is one of these vehicles, and it is believed that this vehicle's MOT is due to expire imminently.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.
June 2016 Go North East
Having previously carried "Prince Bishops" branding, this vehicle has been repainted into Go North East's corporate livery.
June 2007 Go North East
This vehicle has been repainted into a plain yellow base livery, and has also received "Blaydon Racers" branding, for services 10/11 (Rowlands Gill / Blackhall Mill - Rockwood Hill - Crawcrook - Blaydon - MetroCentre - Newcastle City Centre) and 31/32 (Winlaton - Blaydon - Newcastle Business Park - Swalwell - Dunston - Newcastle).
June 2019 Go North East
Following repaint; this vehicle has received "X-lines" branding, with sub-branding for services X6/X7 and X20, promoting the fast links between Sunderland and Peterlee or Durham, which these services offer. Whilst the majority of branded buses will now include advertisement frames as standard, "X-lines" branded buses will not include these, aiming to make them stand out against... see more
June 2017 Go North East
This vehicle has received "See it, Do it, Sunderland" branding, with sub-branding for service 36 (Chester-le-Street - Castletown).