Go North East: Latest News & Discussion - February 2019
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Go North East: Latest News & Discussion - February 2019
(28 Jan 2019, 8:03 pm)Michael Wrote: Looks like new coaches are arriving soon according to the fleet list.... 

Volvo B11RT Caetano Levante 3 - 7138-7142 - 

7138 BD68 TXG
7139 BD68 TXH
7140 BD68 TXJ
7141 BD68 TXK
7142 BD68 TXL

(28 Jan 2019, 8:10 pm)Dan Wrote: Hasn't been this much discussion on the forum in months...!

The coaches are going to be re-registered prior to delivery, due to an issue at the DVLA.

7138 will now be registered BM68 AHA
7139 will now be registered BM68 AHC
7140 will now be registered BM68 AHD
7141 will now be registered BM68 AHE
7142 will now be registered BM68 AHF

#2
RE: Go North East: Latest News & Discussion - January 2019
(30 Jan 2019, 10:51 pm)Michael Wrote: Could do, they did that with the 9, 61 and parts of the 88/88A, that seems to be working really well.

They need more cross city services like Sunderland haha
Combine with the 310 so it could receive upgraded buses sometimes if they're both combined, interwork with 11 at whitley and extend 97A to the metro. The 310 dosent even go into proper cobalt and basically skims the bottom of it. So they could make it into
97/310->12(N.Shields to Metro)
97A->12A (Metro to Town)
X97->12X (Same route as now)

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RE: Go North East: Latest News & Discussion - January 2019
Been waiting in blyth for ages for the 16:26 309 to find on the app that it turned around because it was going to get to blyth 17 mins after departure and ve about 18 minutes late so people have  wait 30-40 mins for the next.
Hope that idiot gets the sack

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RE: Go North East: Latest News & Discussion - January 2019
(01 Feb 2019, 5:54 pm)GNE6312 Wrote: Been waiting in blyth for ages for the 16:26 309 to find on the app that it turned around because it was going to get to blyth 17 mins after departure and ve about 18 minutes late so people have  wait 30-40 mins for the next.
Hope that idiot gets the sack
Feel for yous waiting in this weather but the driver would not make the decision to turn the bus..the decision is made by control (normally) and they have rules to follow before making the decisions I.e impacts on driver break times etc....like I say awful standing around In this cold but sometimes decisions are unavoidable

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RE: Go North East: Latest News & Discussion - January 2019
(01 Feb 2019, 6:00 pm)Swiny1 Wrote: Feel for yous waiting in this weather but the driver would not make the decision to turn the bus..the decision is made by control (normally) and they have rules to follow before making the decisions I.e impacts on driver break times etc....like I say awful standing around In this cold but sometimes decisions are unavoidable

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Whether it be via the app, sms or something else. 
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RE: Go North East: Latest News & Discussion - January 2019
(01 Feb 2019, 5:54 pm)GNE6312 Wrote: Been waiting in blyth for ages for the 16:26 309 to find on the app that it turned around because it was going to get to blyth 17 mins after departure and ve about 18 minutes late so people have  wait 30-40 mins for the next.
Hope that idiot gets the sack

Going by the delay, he would've been instructed to run light to Cobalt and continue from there. If the alleged changes do go ahead, the reliability should improve (and hopefully the weather too haha)

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Go North East: Latest News & Discussion - January 2019
Who was saying hello to me before at Gateshead, any claimers?

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RE: Go North East: Latest News & Discussion - January 2019
Where is 9088? I can't find it anywhere on the app.

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RE: Go North East: Latest News & Discussion - January 2019
(02 Feb 2019, 10:20 am)enviro7501 Wrote: Where is 9088? I can't find it anywhere on the app.

I'm not sure if its been trackes or not, was looking for it on the app myself to avoid a wasted trip over the water.
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RE: Go North East: Latest News & Discussion - January 2019
(02 Feb 2019, 1:02 pm)Rapidsnap Wrote: I'm not sure if its been trackes or not, was looking for it on the app myself to avoid a wasted trip over the water.

Its not out at the moment

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RE: Go North East: Latest News & Discussion - January 2019
(01 Feb 2019, 8:14 am)Dan Wrote: The coaches are going to be re-registered prior to delivery, due to an issue at the DVLA.

7138 will now be registered BM68 AHA
7139 will now be registered BM68 AHC
7140 will now be registered BM68 AHD
7141 will now be registered BM68 AHE
7142 will now be registered BM68 AHF

When are they due?
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RE: Go North East: Latest News & Discussion - January 2019
(03 Feb 2019, 1:37 pm)Michael Wrote: When are they due?

Before 1st March as they been haven't been re-registered as 19 plates?

#13
RE: Go North East: Latest News & Discussion - January 2019
Looks like the X9 and X10 has extended to Edinburgh lol
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RE: Go North East: Latest News & Discussion - January 2019
(03 Feb 2019, 2:26 pm)omnicity4659 Wrote: Looks like the X9 and X10 has extended to Edinburgh lol
What's the punchline?

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RE: Go North East: Latest News & Discussion - January 2019
(03 Feb 2019, 2:27 pm)Jamie M Wrote: What's the punchline?

Spotted three X9/X10 G3s in Edinburgh - on private hire. Full and standing, so can't assume they came all the way from Newcastle with passengers?
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RE: Go North East: Latest News & Discussion - January 2019
(03 Feb 2019, 2:32 pm)omnicity4659 Wrote: Spotted three X9/X10 G3s in Edinburgh - on private hire. Full and standing, so can't assume they came all the way from Newcastle with passengers?

All three on a Private Hire, and yes, they came from this neck of the woods.

There's enough capacity for the number of children travelling, so if they were standing, that was out of choice. Presumably would have been seated on the journey up, and a bit more excitable on arrival into Edinburgh...

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RE: Go North East: Latest News & Discussion - January 2019
(03 Feb 2019, 2:50 pm)Dan Wrote: All three on a Private Hire, and yes, they came from this neck of the woods.

There's enough capacity for the number of children travelling, so if they were standing, that was out of choice. Presumably would have been seated on the journey up, and a bit more excitable on arrival into Edinburgh...

Who were they on hire to

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RE: Go North East: Latest News & Discussion - January 2019
Gne driver told me they lost 33 and 32A dose anyone know if this is true

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RE: Go North East: Latest News & Discussion - January 2019
(04 Feb 2019, 11:42 am)jimmoc Wrote: Gne driver told me they lost 33 and 32A dose anyone know if this is true

Hopefully not...
Who will get it if so...

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RE: Go North East: Latest News & Discussion - January 2019
(04 Feb 2019, 3:57 pm)GNE6312 Wrote: Hopefully not...
Who will get it if so...

GCT probably haha