February 12th 2018
Information posted on February 12th 2018 at 11:30
✤Stagecoach South West
Open Top Trident 17701 is currently getting a makeover in the livery style of the other open top Tridents in the fleet. It will retain its’ ‘Big Beach Bus’ branding and will be used on service 95 between Sandy Bay Beach and Exmouth. This year’s operation starts next month.
Scania/Enviro 400 15450 is now out of the main fleet at Swindon but remains at the depot as a spare vehicle to cover for vehicles being repainted. Optare Solo 47621 is performing a similar role at Cheltenham.
Reserve Fleet Dart SLFs 34590 and 34635 are now allocated to Stroud whilst 34807 has been allocated to Swindon as a replacement for 34680, which is now for disposal.
Former Stagecoach West Scotland Scania/Enviro 400s 15641/42 have been allocated to Gloucester where that have displaced Tridents 17722/29 into the Reserve Fleet. Similar 15636-40/43 are being prepared for service here.
MAN/Enviro 300 22748 is transferred from Stroud to the Reserve Fleet but is currently away for trial fitment of a Cummins power unit.
Optare Versas 25205/32, which had been listed as awaiting disposal here are back in the Reserve Fleet and are for conversion to training vehicles.
Reserve Fleet Optare Solo 47471 is now for disposal whilst Dart SLF 34432 has been scrapped and is no longer part of the fleet.
Information posted on February 12th 2018 at 15:30
✤East Yorkshire Motor Services
Volvo B10BLE/ALX300 313 along with MAN/ALX300 325 and Dart 483 have been sold to MP Travel. We understand the previously reported sale of MAN/ALX300 324 did not take place and the vehicle remains here awaiting disposal.
Delivery of the Wright Streetlites for the Sheffield operation has now started.
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