April 29th 2019 @ 15:25: Stagecoach East Midlands moves Volvo B7RLEs from Skegness to Grimsby and Tridents, Darts and Solo sold from Stagecoach Merseyside fleet
Go North East
The Go North East enthusiasts website page reports that in the week ending April 22ndthere were no full repaints last week, but Optare Solo SR 673 has been fitted with USB charging points at Thornton Bros, Ashington, and has now been returned to Go North East for repaint.
‘Hadrian’s Wall Country Bus’ branded Optare Solo SRs 635 and 636 have both returned to service at Hexham for this year’s operation of the seasonal AD122 service.
Stagecoach North East
A further MAN/Enviro 300 to receive the Euro6 engine conversion here is 24107.
Scarborough-allocated Enviro 200 390 has been repainted in the new livery scheme and is expected to gain a new fleet name shortly for East Yorkshire’s Scarborough and District operations.
LDV Convoy training vehicle 9913 has been withdrawn from use and sold.
Stagecoach East Midlands
Withdrawn Volvo B12B 53031 and Volvo B7R 53210 have been sold to A H Hardwick (dealer).
Volvo B7RLEs 21213 and 21214 have been transferred from Skegness to Grimsby whilst 11.8m ADL Enviro 200MMCs 26172/73 have been transferred from Hull to Scunthorpe.
Stagecoach East Scotland
Due here from Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire are Enviro 400s 19040 and 19061.
Stagecoach West Scotland
Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire is reporting that the damaged remains of Enviro 400 19046 are due to be transferred here.
Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire
Vehicles reported by the company as sold are Tridents 18002, 18147 and 18378; Dart SLFs 34798, 34803/04/14 and Optare Solo 47034.
Open Top Trident 17479 has returned to City Sightseeing work at Chester. Dart SFL 34797 from Chester is now in the Reserve Fleet whilst Optare Solo 47622 has transferred from Chester to Birkenhead. MAN/Enviro 300 24124, transferred here from Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire, is now allocated to Gilmoss. Following the withdrawal and sale of Dart SLF 34803 from Gilmoss, 34820 which had been earmarked for driver training use, has returned to the main fleet at Gilmoss.
We understand that due here are four B41F-seated Wright Streetlites 131-134 from Bus Vannin.
Stagecoach South Wales
Scania/Enviro 300 is back in service at Aberdare whilst Optare Solo SR 47863 has transferred from Aberdare to Porth. Optare Solo 47384 has moved from Merthyr to Cwmbran.
Stagecoach Megabus/Joint Venture Operations
Volvo B11R 54203 has transferred from the Megabus fleet with Stagecoach South Wales to the main fleet at Stagecoach East Scotland,