May 31st 2017
(Information posted on May 31st 2017 at 13:10
➨Stagecoach East Midlands
Now here after conversion to single door are Enviro 400s 19299 and 19300 with the latter entering service at Lincoln yesterday. Although Volvo B7TL 16902 has recently been returned to the main fleet at Skegness we are advised that it had been in regular use whilst in the Seasonal Reserve Fleet.
Recent repaints here, all in standard corporate livery, are Tridents 17718 and 18027, Enviro 400 19124, MAN 22379, Dart SLF 35142 and Enviro 200 36516. Enviro 27640 has had its livery partially touched up rather than a full repaint.
Currently delicenced are Hybrid Enviro 400 12105 and MAN/Enviro 300 22555, whilst 22554 has returned to service at Chesterfield.
The second MAN/ALX300 to transfer from Peterborough to Cambridge is 22329 whilst also now at Cambridge is Enviro 200 37214 from Fenstanton. Back in the main fleet at Cambridge are MAN/ALX300s 22058 and 22332 from the Reserve Fleet. An increase in vehicle requirement on the Cambridgeshire Busway as a result of the opening of the new Cambridge North railway station has seen guide wheels refitted to Scania/Enviro 400s 15456-59 and Volvo B7RLEs 21229/30 which have all been transferred from Cambridge to Fenstanton. They will return to normal duties at Cambridge when new Scania/Enviro 400s 15291-94 and Volvo B8RLEs 21311/12 are delivered later this year.
➨Stagecoach Megabus/Joint Venture
Volvo B12Bs 54046-49 have been reported as transferred from Stagecoach Highlands to Stagecoach East Scotland.
Sold is Van Hool Astromega 50230. The Van Hool Sleepers used as training vehicles, 50311/12/13, are all now back in the main fleet at Cumbernauld, with 50301-04/06 now in the Reserve Fleet following the end of the overnight Megabus Gold Sleeper operation with 50307/08 transferring to Stagecoach East Scotland. Volvo B11Rs 54201-08 have been transferred from Stagecoach West Scotland at Cumbernauld to Stagecoach Midlands at Rugby.
Recently transferred from Stagecoach Manchester, Tridents 18110/11/45/46 are in the Seasonal Reserve Fleet at Inverness. Enviro 300 27591 is now at Orkney with 27811 being transferred from Orkney to Inverness. Optare Solo SR 47811 has been transferred here from Stagecoach East Scotland at Arbroath and has been allocated to Aviemore. Optare Solo 47567 and Enviro 400 19372 are now on the books at Inverness. The company has reported that Volvo B7R 53261 and Optare Solo 47254 have been scrapped, whilst back at Inverness after completion of repairs are Trident 18100 and Enviro 200 37257. Volvo B7Rs 53252 and 53339 are allocated to Aviemore with 53303 now for disposal and 53220 undergoing repairs. whilst Volvo B7RLE 21207 is back at Inverness.
➨Stagecoach West Scotland
Scania/Enviro 400 15948 has transferred from Ardrossan to Ayr in exchange for Scania/Enviro 300 28705. MAN/ALX300s 22388 and 22405-07 are now part of the training fleet here based at Kilmarnock. Optare Solo 47503 from Stranraer is now delicenced whilst Volvo B7R 53301 has been transferred from Arran to the Reserve Fleet at Kilmarnock. The seven MAN/ALX300s received from Stagecoach North East, 22013/15/37/40/45/47/49, are all recorded by the company as in the Reserve Fleet at Ayr. Van Hool Astromega 50209, which has been for disposal here, has returned to the Reserve Fleet but 50226 has been sold.
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