October 7th 2019 @ 14:50: Scania OmniDekkas from Brighton to Go North East and Ferrymill Motors Enviro 200 with Stagecoach Manchester
Stagecoach UK Bus
Ferrymill Motors Enviro 200 fm36 (MX14FUP) is here and working from Middleton depot.
Stagecoach South East
The third, of four, former Stagecoach London Scania OmniCitys to arrive here is 15113, which has joined 15049 and 15123 at Herne Bay. 15111 remains at ADL Harlow where it is being converted to single door layout and repainted.
Stagecoach North East
The 11.8m ADL Enviro 200MMCs for Stockton depot, 26276-93, have now all been delivered here.
Go Ahead Group
Go North East
Repaints last week included Optare Solo SR M890/Optare 625 into ‘Little Coasters’ livery, and Wright StreetDeck 6306 into the blue variant of the ‘Xlines’ livery.
New ADL Enviro 200MMC vehicles received for the “Green Arrow” 97 service are as follows:
5491 (NK69 FBC)
5493 (NK69 FBE)
5496 (NK69 FBJ)
5497 (NK69 FBL)
All are currently being prepared for service at the Saltmeadows Road central bodyshop facility.
The first of the two new Mercedes-Benz 516CDI Sprinter/EVM VS30 Cityline vehicles for the NHS contract has been delivered. Registered as NK69 FAF, this has been numbered 730 within the fleet at Go North East. It is currently undergoing preparation for service at Riverside. Notably; this vehicle was displayed at the EVM stand at Coach & Bus UK, held at the NEC, Birmingham, on 2-3 October 2019.
Five former Brighton & Hove East Lancs OmniDekka bodied Scania N94UD double-deck vehicles have been acquired. These are:
623 (YN04 GJK), now numbered 6162 within the Go North East fleet.
637 (YN54 AOM), now numbered 6163 within the Go North East fleet.
639 (YN54 AOP), now numbered 6164 within the Go North East fleet.
640 (YN54 AOR), now numbered 6165 within the Go North East fleet.
641 (YN54 AOT), now numbered 6166 within the Go North East fleet.
East Yorkshire ADL Trident 2/ADL Enviro 400MMC 795 (YY64 GWX) has also been acquired by Go North East and re-numbered 6337. This vehicle was previously in use at Go North East as a demonstrator vehicle as fleet number 9109, being loaned to Go North East during July 2015. It is of high-specification, featuring high-back leather seats and tables on the upper saloon, and will complement the new vehicles of the same type being introduced to the Consett fleet later this month.
Scania L94UB/Wright Solar 4990 has now been withdrawn, having been replaced in the fleet at Deptford in September, while Volvo B7TL/East Lancs Myllennium Vyking 3976 has been sold for scrap to Alpha Recovery, Weetslade.