Information posted on December 14th 2017 at 12:30
✤Stagecoach East Scotland
Scania/Enviro 400 15621 has returned to service at St Andrews allowing Volvo B7TL 16936 to transfer over to Aberhill as cover for Enviro 19050 which is undergoing repairs.
At Arbroath Volvo B7TL 16925 is now for disposal having been replaced with Reserve Fleet Trident 18076 whilst Volvo B9TL 16954 is now in the Reserve Fleet being replaced at Rennies with Trident 17705 transferred from Perth. 17703 has also left Perth and is now at Blairgowrie with Perth receiving 18007 from the Reserve Fleet. MAN/Enviro 300 22752 has been transferred from Perth to Blairgowrie.
Changes to the Optare Versa fleet here have seen 25230 allocated to Dunfermline, and 25231/69 to Arbroath whilst 25265/66/67 have transferred from Dunfermline to the Reserve Fleet.
New Enviro 200MMC 11.8m saloons 26166-71 (SN67WWL/M/O/P/R/S) have been allocated to Dunfermline and as a result Enviro 300s 27539/40/41 have moved into Reserve. Similar 27549 has moved from the Reserve Fleet to Blairgowrie.
Enviro 200s 37081/82 have been displaced from the allocation at Perth and are being prepared for transfer to St Andrews.
Dart SLFs withdrawn are 34587 (from Dunfermline), 34695 and 35241(from Arbroath) and 34696 with 34737/38 (from Blairgowrie). Volvo B7R 53286 has moved from Arbroath to the Reserve Fleet as have Optare Solos 47150/68 from Perth. 47227 at Aberhill has been scrapped and replaced with 47229 from the Reserve Fleet whilst Reserve Fleet 47366 is now allocated to Blairgowrie.
Information posted on December 14th 2017 at 15:25
Reserve Fleet Dart SLF 34415 is returned to the main fleet at Aldershot, but Optare Solo SL 47536 is now in the Reserve Fleet there. Andover has received Tridents 18505/26/27 from Winchester as replacements for 18185 and 18515/19 which have transferred to Guildford. Chichester-allocated Dart SLF 34528 is now for disposal and Enviro 200 36020 has transferred to Worthing where 36030 has also been returned to service. Dart SLFs 34615 and 35121/27 are all now allocated to Chichester.
Now at Guildford are Tridents 18073 and 18524 from Winchester. The allocated on the five Tridents to Guildford has enabled the five Volvo B7TLs to be withdrawn for disposal.
Dart SLFs 34516 and 35118 are now allocated to Winchester.
Surplus Enviro 300 27515 has been transferred to Stagecoach Bluebird.
✤Stagecoach North East
ADL Enviro 400 19204 has moved from the reserve fleet at Slatyford back into the main fleet at Walkergate, whilst MAN ALX 300 22343 has moved from Walkergate to the reserve fleet at Slatyford.
MAN/ALX 300 22017 which was awaiting disposal at Stockton was moved to Slatyford Depot on 23 November 2017, it was subsequently collected by Alpha Recovery of Weetslade for scrap on 28 November 2017. This is the first of the North East 220xx batch of MAN/ALX 300s from the 2003 intake, to be sold for scrap. MAN/ALX 300 22020, which was also awaiting disposal at Stockton, has been reinstated into the operational fleet following an increase in PVR requirement on service 12.
Walkergate based Enviro 400 19435 is in the process of receiving an Overall Vinyl Wrap for Megabus.com, similar to that recently applied to 19432.