Go North East: 5327 / NK58DWE
Go North East's Deptford-based "The 9" branded Mercedes Citaro 0530N/Mercedes Citaro 5327 (NK58 DWE) is pictured here in the yard at Deptford Depot, Sunderland, leading a line-up of similar vehicles, following the application of branding. 28/01/18
From 28th January 2018, Go North East are making changes to a number of services to improve reliability and to allow new travel opportunities.
As part of these service changes; the section of the route on service 9 between Jarrow and North Shields will be replaced by service 5, and, from Jarrow, service 9 will now run to Lukes Lane Estate, via Argyle Street, Lyon Street, Hebburn Town Centre, Hartleyburn Estate and Monkton Lane Estate, replacing this section of services 88/88A. As well as this, from Sunderland, the service will be extended to Murton via New Seaham and Dalton Park, replacing service 61, and offering new cross-town connections.
In line with these changes; Go North East are introducing a new brand for the service, entitled "The 9", which this vehicle has now received branding for.