Information posted on December 14th 2018 at 11:25
✤Stagecoach West Scotland
Van Hool Astromega 50211 has been sold and is no longer part of this fleet whilst 50209 is now awaiting disposal here.
Now in use at Kilmarnock are Reserve Fleet Enviro 400 19552 and MAN/Enviro 300 22871 which has transferred here from Stranraer.
Optare Solo 47523 from Dumfries and MAN/Enviro 300 22522 from the Reserve Fleet at Ardrossan are both delicenced for repairs.
✤Stagecoach Megabus/Joint Venture Operations
Van Hool Sleeper coaches 50301 and 50303 have been reported by Stagecoach West Scotland as being transferred to Stagecoach Midlands.
Volvo B12Bs 54077 and 54079 are reported as being reinstated to the Megabus Fleet with Stagecoach Midlands at Rugby where Volvo B11T 54208 is in the Reserve Fleet and Volvo B11Rs 54282 and 54604 are both delicenced for repairs.
✤Stagecoach East Scotland
Now here from Stagecoach North Scotland are former Stagecoach East Midlands Tridents 18053 and 18056. They have been allocated to the Rennies fleet allowing 18119 to transfer to Stagecoach North Scotland and 18179 to transfer to Dunfermline.
Now scrapped is Optare Versa 25229, which has been allocated to St Andrews. Mercedes-Benz Sprinters 44016 and 44017 have been allocated to Dunfermline whilst Optare Solo 47228 has transferred from Aberhill to the Reserve Fleet at Arbroath. Reserve Fleet coaches back in main fleet service are Volvo B9R 53719 and Volvo B12B 54075 which are now at Aberhill.
Transferred from Dunfermline to Aberhill are Enviro 300s 27549, 27603, 27908/11/12 and Volvo B13Rs 54112/13/14/15/16/17/44/45.
✤Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Further new ADL Enviro 400MMCs delivered to Morecambe are 11140/41 (YX68UWO/P).
✤Stagecoach North Scotland
Vehicles returned to service after long term repairs are Volvo B7Rs 53252/84 (at Aviemore), Volvo B12B 54038 (at Thurso) and Enviro 300s 27535 and 27631 (at Peterhead). Additionally now out of service for repairs are Volvo B11R 54210 and Volvo B12B 53109 (from Thurso), Optare Solo 47182 (from Kirkwall) and Scania/Enviro 300 28648 (from Tain).
Tridents 18112/13/19/24 and 18337/39/45/46 are away at Ferrymill Motors for seat belt fitment.
Out of service from Inverness are Enviro 300s 27601/02 which are being prepared for service from Peterhead on the 747 route.
Mercedes-Benz Sprinters transferred are 44018 from Inverness to Skye and 44019 from Kirkwall to Thurso. Optare Solo SR 47813 has transferred from Thurso to Kirkwall whilst 47814 at Skye is now in the Reserve Fleet.
Vehicles scrapped are Enviro 200 36067, Volvo B10M 52362 and Volvo B7R 53229.
Scania/Enviro 300 28601 has been transferred from Aviemore to Tain whilst Volvo B9R has moved from Macduff to Peterhead. Volvo B12Bs 54039/41 are transferred from Tain to Thurso whilst now at Aviemore are Volvo B7Rs 53306 and 53313. Volvo B7R 53262 was transferred on loan from Aviemore to Orkney but has subsequently been taken out of service for long term repairs.
The company is now recording the transfer of Dart SLFs 34823 and 34824 to Stagecoach South West whilst damages Enviro 400 19088 and Tridents 18105 and 18189 are all recoded as being scrapped.
Optare Solo 47418 from Kettering and Enviro 400 10038 from Leamington are both currently delicenced for long term repairs whilst Gold-spec Scania/Enviro 400 15942 has returned to service at Northampton following completion of repairs.
Information posted on December 14th 2018 at 13:50
✤Stagecoach North East
Former Stagecoach Yorkshire MAN/ALX300 22437 has been allocated to Walkergate displacing 22024 which is now for disposal. Also for disposal here is Volvo B10M (bus) training vehicle 20553 from Slatyford.
Further vehicles sold to Alpha Recovery are Volvo B10M (bus) 20121 and MAN/ALX300s 22031 and 22033.
Information posted on December 14th 2018 at 16:00
Two Scania/Enviro 400s, 15638 and 15648, have been wrapped in silver-based commemorative livery making 25 years since Stagecoach acquired Western Travel.
Previously unreported is the loan of Reserve Fleet Tridents 18090, 18315 and 18321 on a Park & Ride service at Bicester. Confirmation on who the vehicles are on loan to is awaited but we understand that fuelling is being undertaken at Stagecoach Oxfordshire’s Bicester outstation.