Information posted on July 24th 2017 at 10:30
✤Stagecoach South East
The recently acquired part open top Trident 17221 from Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire has lost its Lakeland green colour scheme and has already been painted into Stagecoach corporate livery. The repaint being undertaken at Ashford.
✤Stagecoach West Scotland
News reaches us that Heritage Fleet open top Titan 11083 has lost its smart white and black Western Buses livery. It has recently been through the paint shop and now carries corporate Stagecoach livery.
✤Stagecoach East Midlands
Worksop’s Dart SLF 35136 has been completely re-trimmed internally and repainted.
✤East Yorkshire Motor Services
The company has advised that Dart SLF 485 is to be scrapped, whilst the latest vehicle through the paint shop is former Hybrid ADL Enviro 400 909.
✤Stagecoach Cumbria & South Lancashire
Open Top Trident 17277 is transferred from Kendal to the Reserve Fleet at West Cumbria, whilst 17013 is also temporarily at West Cumbria pending cascade out of the fleet.
Dart SLFs 34468/69 are back on the main allocation at Banbury following the start of operation services 6 and 7 between Banbury and Stratford which started today. These services were previously operated by Johnsons of Henley-in-Arden. We also understand that 34471 is also due to re-enter service at Banbury.
Sold to Ensign Bus is Volvo B10M training bus 20605, whilst it is confirmed that Trident 17561 has passed to Stagecoach Highlands, believed to be for component recovery.
✤Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire
A number of vehicles have been reported by the company as sold and include Scania L94UBs 28550/51/53, Dart SLF 34798 and Bluebird 29882/83/85/86/90. Now in the Reserve Fleet at Gillmoss are Enviro 200s 36803-05 and Dart SLFs 34743 and 34808. Optare Solos 47559 and 47620/22/24 are transferred from the Reserve Fleet to Chester whilst 47082, which had been awaiting disposal, is reported as now being allocated to Gillmoss. We are also able to now confirm that Scania L94UB 28513, along with 28514, are in the Reserve Fleet here.
Information posted on July 24th 2017 at 11:45
✤Stagecoach South Wales
Scania/Enviro 300 28734 is now back in service at Merthyr following repaint in TrawsCambria livery, displacing 25102 to the Reserve Fleet for use on weekend duplicates on the route. Also at Merthyr for weekend duplicates is 25101 which had been delicenced for disposal here.
Dart SLF 34623 is transferred from the operational fleet at Merthyr to the Reserve Fleet, being replaced with 35200. Likewise 35209 has replaced 34490, which is expected to be re-allocated to Blackwood. Reserve Fleet Optare Solo 47757 is now allocated to Porth. Dart SLF 34769 has been sold to Abba Scrap.
Information posted on July 24th 2017 at 14:30
✤Stagecoach South East
The final two MAN/ALX300s in regular service here, 22054 and 22948 at Thanet have transferred to the Reserve Fleet being replaced by Dart SLFs 34440 and 34482. Enviro 200 36504 is back in service at Hastings having displaced Dart SLF 34799 to the Reserve Fleet. Open Top Tridents 17221 and 17528/29 are now on the main allocation at Thanet whilst Scania K340 coach 59303 is now for disposal.
Information posted on July 24th 2017 at 14:40
An arrival here is open top Trident 17014 from Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire.