Now in ‘Stagecoach Local’ livery are Chesterfield-allocated Scania/Enviro 400s 15824/25.
Recent fleet changes have seen the 8.9m Enviro 200 36071 transferred from Barnsley to Chesterfield in exchange for Dart SLF 35262. MAN/Enviro 300s 22627/29 are now at Chesterfield from Rawmarsh whilst Enviro 200s 36986/89/90 have been transferred from Chesterfield to Rawmarsh.
Stagecoach Megabus/Joint Venture Operations
We understand that the two Volvo B11Rs which are operated by Stotts on MegabusPlus services, 54201/02, have been placed into store at Stagecoach Yorkshire’s Chesterfield depot.
We understand that Megabus coaches have been placed into store at various locations. Details would be appreciated.
Stagecoach South East
Dart SLFs 34492/98 and 34652 have returned here after a period on loan to Stagecoach South at Guildford. They are now at Eastbourne and nominally in the Reserve Fleet. Reserve Fleet Optare Solo is parked up at Dover.
The withdrawal of the M2 coach service has resulted in Volvo B9Rs 53702/03/04/05/06/08/16 becoming surplus. We would expect them to be parked up but ultimately transferred within Stagecoach UK Bus.
The latest company information does not detail Optare Solo 47662 and former Volvo B10M training coaches 52130, 52264, 54502 along with 52609/44 which are all assumed to have been sold.
Stagecoach East Midlands
Now here and transferred from Stagecoach Manchester is Enviro 400 19018.
Three coaches here have reverted to their original registration marks:
52628 IUI3463 to FN04JZT
53030 685DYE to YU04YAG
53033 BLZ1424 to YU04YBF
The ‘cherished’ marks have been placed on retention.
The company reports that Trident 17719 at Gainsborough is a repaint into the old style livery. We are not aware if this was a full repaint or a partial repaint.
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Temporarily transferred from Morecambe to West Cumbria for the new Sellafield contract are ADL Enviro 400MMCs 11150/52/53/56.
Optare Solo SRs 47947/48 have transferred to Stagecoach East Scotland at Arbroath in exchange for Slimline variants 48001/02. 48001 is at Carlisle whilst 48002 is having some engineering work done at Stagecoach West Scotland’s Dumfries depot.
The four new ADSL Enviro 400MMC Smart Hybrids stored with Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire are 11360/65-67 (SK20AYP/W/X/Y).
Stagecoach West Scotland
The four withdrawn Volvo artic sleeper coaches here, 51062/92/96/97, have all been sold. 51096 has been earmarked as a ‘Heritage Fleet’ project.
Staff Shuttle Optare Solo 47718 from Dumfries has been taken out of use and is now for disposal here. Transferred to the operational Reserve Fleet are Volvo B7R 53318 at Arran and Enviro 300 27514 at Dumfries.
Volvo B13R 54135 is another of the type to be transferred to Stagecoach North Scotland (Highlands) at Inverness with 54131/34/36/37 expected to transfer imminently with 54130 and 54132 to follow.
Further vehicles have been delicenced here following the temporary closure of Bridlington, Elloughton, Pocklington and Withernsea depots. As a result there have also been a small number of vehicle transfers which the company has reported to us. These are:
ADL Enviro 200MMC: 512 Withernsea to Hull; 515 Bridlington to Hull; 396 Pocklington to Hull
Volvo B7RLE: 370/71/72 Delicenced to Hull
Volvo B9TL: 717/18/21 Delicenced to Hull; 747/48 Bridlington to Hull
Volvo B5TL: 808 Pocklington to Hull
Now for disposal here are Trident 17735 from Guildford and Enviro 200 36029 from Worthing.
Now for disposal here is BMC Student 29724. Enviro 400 transfers from Sharston are 19461/70/73/85/88 to Ashton and 19393/94/95/96/97/99 and 19426 to Stockport. Transferred from Ashton to Middleton are 19100/13/15/16.
New Enviro 400MMCs 11504/05/06 are in the Reserve Fleet here.