Information uploaded on August 26th 2016 at 13:35
Wright Streetlite 161 is the first of the type to receive the new Newbury Kennections red/green livery. The six gas-powered Optare Solos bought from Stagecoach East Midlands will be numbered 181-186 and are being completely refurbished and painted into Reading’s generic silver grey livery.
Stagecoach East Midlands…
A further Trident, allocated to Hull, 17045 has been damaged by fire, whilst Grimsby’s Volvo B7TL 16920 has been damaged after coming into contact with a tree. Following the entry into service at Worksop of new Enviro 400MMCs 10664-66, Tridents 17686/87 and 18122 have transferred into the Reserve Fleet, whilst Reserve Fleet Tridents 17681/83/85 which were at Lincoln are now in Reserve at Mansfield. The final former Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire Volvo B7RLE to enter service here, 21266 is now operating from Grimsby. Stagecoach South…
Volvo B10M training vehicle 52619 from Portsmouth is currently on loan to Stagecoach South West at Exeter.
Stagecoach South West…
Withdrawn Tridents 17294/95/97 and 17329/30/37 have been sold to Chepstow Classic Buses. Scania/Enviro 400 15668 has transferred from Torquay to Exeter in exchange for 15863. Following the transfer of Trident 18064 to Stagecoach South it has been replaced at Plymouth by 18067 from the Reserve Fleet.
Stagecoach South Wales…
Van Hool 50238 is back in service on Megabus duties from Cwmbran, whilst Dart 34349 has now joined the training fleet and is allocated to Cwmbran. Scania/Enviro 300 27692 is now part of the Aberdare allocation, previously being notified as in the Reserve Fleet at Aberdare. Sleeper coach 50311 is being reported by the company as being used for training duties at Cwmbran.
Enviro 200 36281 has transferred from Catford to Barking with 36347 moving from Bromley to Catford. New Enviro 400 Hybrids into service at Plumstead are 12365/66/68/69/73/78/80/82-84/86/88-99 and 12400 displacing standard Enviro 400s 19751, 19806-08/10-18/20-23/26 to Romford and 19749/50/54, 19809/19 into the Reserve Fleet at West Ham. Tridents on the move are 17998/99 from Romford to Barking and 17988/89/91/92 from Romford to West Ham. Tridents 17759-64/66/67/70/71/73/75 are displaced from Romford for return to the leasing company with 17993-97 displaced to the Reserve Fleet. 17816 from the Reserve Fleet is now allocated to West Ham; 17834 which was for disposal is now in the training fleet at West ham, whilst 17809 moves from the training fleet to the Reserve Fleet. New Enviro 200MMCs 36609-21 are allocated to Bromley.
Information updated on August 26th 2016 at 14:30
Dart SLFs 34419-22 have transferred from Bedford to the Reserve Fleet, following the entry into service of 35103-06 transferred from Peterborough.
Reserve Fleet Optare Solos 47886/88/92/93 are now for disposal.
Stagecoach North East...
Enviro 400s 19194-98 and 19200 are being transferred from Walkergate to Slatyford, whilst MAN/ALX300 22026 is being prepared for service at Stockton. Volvo Olympians 16834/36 have been sold to Ensign. MAN/East Lancs Kinetic 22515 is reported by the company as being prepared for service at Slatyford.
The cascade plan for Enviro 400s displaced by the arrival of new Enviro 400MMCs here is:
19141/43/44/45/46/47/48 to Stagecoach Cumbrian & North Lancashire
19149 to Stagecoach Yorkshire
19150-55/57 to Stagecoach East Scotland
19158-63/93 to Stagecoach South