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#AYearOfBuses 9: X9 Newcastle – Middlesbrough

#AYearOfBuses 9: X9 Newcastle – Middlesbrough

Today’s ‘super swanky’ entry for #AYearOfBuses is Go North East’s X9 and X10.

Connecting Newcastle with Gateshead and Middlesbrough, seven new Volvo B5TLs burst into life on the X9 and X10 during 2017. Representing an investment of £1.6million, they come packed with free WiFi, contactless payments, USB power and – interestingly – ‘gaming tables’, featuring popular casino favourites and snakes and ladders.

X9 interior

The X9 and X10 run fast every 30 mins between Newcastle, Gateshead and Middlesbrough, with the X10 stopping additionally at Dalton Park outlet in County Durham.

Image credits: Keith Taylor

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Matt Harrison

Matt Harrison MCIM is a communications and marketing expert with over 12 years' experience, specialising in public transport. As Founder of Transport Designed, Matt is on a mission to celebrate and work with the most forward-thinking and innovative transport brands on the planet.

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