May 3rd 2016
Information uploaded on May 3rd 2016 at 10:05
Stagecoach East Midlands...
Open Top Leyland Olympian 14667 is now with Harton’s Coaches of South Wales.
The Trident at Bedford, which was acquired from Ensign Bus for component recovery, is confirmed as former Metroline TP415 (LK03CFL).
MAN/ALX300 22060 has now lost its Cancer Research (UK) livery and carries corporate colours.
A surprise recipient of a Homesense all over advertising wrap is Scania/Enviro 400 15453, which was in Tilling Green livery with Wellingborough 100 branding.
Reports suggest that Plaxton President Trident 17695 has been transferred from Corby to Northampton in exchange for ALX400-bodied example 17212.
There have been several changes to Northampton branding here with Enviro 200s 27044/45/62 now carrying route 9/9A branding, whilst 37069 has route 5 branding. The withdrawal of service 14 has seen branded Scania/Enviro 300s 28634/35 gain route 2 branding.
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire…
Vehicles sold are MAN/ALX300s 22274 and 22806 along with Dart SLFs 34119 and 34219.
Reserve Fleet Dart SLF 34471 is back at Banbury where it is being prepared for a return to service.
Dart SLF 34727 is now out of use and awaiting disposal, whilst Volvo Olympian 16744 has left the fleet and has been donated to a church charity.
Back in the main fleet is Trident 18192 at Gloucester, but 18083 is now delicenced awaiting repairs.
Stagecoach South Wales…
The fleet at Caerphilly has been reduced with the transfer out of the entire fleet of Enviro 200s (37167/69-80) to Blackwood. Caerphilly has, however, put Dart SLF 34664 back into service - it had previously been used a a staff shuttle at the depot, a role now being undertaken by a Ford Transit Connect.
Now allocated to Porth depot are former Reserve Fleet Optare Solos 47283/88, whilst Megabus Volvo B12B 54078 has returned to Stagecoach Midlands at Rugby depot after a period on loan here.
Information updated on May 3rd 2016 at 12:55
Stagecoach South East…
Additional Tridents cascaded from Stagecoach Manchester are 17176, 17660/61/63/65/66 whilst further Tridents expected from Stagecoach Manchester are 17634/56/57/64/67/69.
Enviro 400 Hybrids 12110-15/27 have transferred from Hyde Road to Stockport with 1216 moving from Hyde Road to Ashton. Tridents re-allocated are 17151/75/80, 17240, 17500, 17647/98/99, 18111/11 and 18290/91 from Hyde Road to Sharston with 17269/71/73/83, 17325/31 and 17641-46 transferring from Sharston to Hyde Road. 17484 has transferred from Wigan to Sharston with 17616/18/20 moving from Hyde Road to Reserve.
Enviro 400s 19082/85 have been transferred from Stockport to Sharston with 19087/89, 19103 and 19326moving from Wigan to Middleton. 19165-68/77-80 have transferred from Sharston to Hyde Road and 19288 from Hyde Road to Ashton with 19329 being transferred from Wigan to Ashton.
MAN/ALX300s 22094 and 22321 from Stockport along with 22322 from Middleton are now in Reserve whilst 22327/28/35 have transferred from the Reserve Fleet to Wigan. Optare Solos 47471 (from Hyde Road) and 47775 (from Middleton) have moved to the Reserve Fleet.
Volvo B10M training buses 20603/04 and Dart SLF 33868 have been sold to PVS whilst the two Scania saloons 28506/07 are again shown by the company in the Reserve Fleet rather than awaiting disposal.
Four new ADL E20D/Enviro200 (old design, not MMC style) take to the road today. They are 216 – 219 (OY16 JVK, JVL, JWA, JVZ in that order). They are named “Isambard Kingdom Brunel”, “Sir Daniel Gooch”, “Sudeley Castle” and “Sarum Castle” respectively.
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