Information posted on June 1st 2018 at 13:20
Company information details the Trident allocation at Cambridge to be 18335/38/39/44 and 18415/16/18 whilst Volvo B7RLE 21229 is now at Cambridge, having transferred from Fenstanton. The Reserve Fleet at Cambridge comprises Trident 18337 and Optare Solo 47659, although the latter is unlikely to see use.
The exchange of vehicles between Long Sutton and Peterborough depots has become a regular occurrence, however, Long Sutton-based Trident 18348 had to be recovered on suspended tow from London Road in Peterborough earlier today whilst working a Citi6 service from Peterborough depot.
At Bedford, Darts 38432/33, along with 34428/29 are now listed as being part of the Reserve Fleet.
Vehicles out of use for repairs are Tridents 18343/49 (at King’s Lynn) and 18417 at Bedford along with Dart SLF 35105 (Bedford) and Enviro 200 36934 (Bedford).
Dart SLFs 34532 from Fenstanton and 35103/06 from Bedford are now listed for disposal as is Trident 18109 at Bedford.
The fleet here is still going through a period of transition following the closure of King’s Lynn depot and several vehicles which are due to be stood down for disposal remain in use.
We understand that former Norfolk Green Trident/East Lancs 18278 has been donated to charity.
✤Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Now allocated to West Cumbria (Lillyhall) depot are Dart SLFs 34713 and 34719.
✤Stagecoach Megabus & Joint Venture Operations
Previously unreported by us is the transfer of Volvo B11Rs 54263-77 from Stagecoach South West at Plymouth to Stagecoach Midlands at Rugby following the closure of the Megabus base at Plymouth. As previously reported 54278 has transferred from Plymouth to Stagecoach South Wales at Cwmbran.
Information posted on June 1st 2018 at 14:20
✤Stagecoach South West
Optare Solo 47448 is transferred from Barnstaple to the Reserve Fleet, being replaced by 47084.
Dart SLF 34864 has transferred from Torquay to Exeter with Enviro 200MMCs 37440-44 also now at Exeter with Dart SLFs 35154, 35243-45 and 35264/65 now allocated to Plymouth.
Volvo B12B 54070 is now part of the Plymouth allocation and Reserve Fleet Dart SLF 34689 is niow allocated to Torquay. Now for disposal here is Dart SLF 33865.
Information posted on June 1st 2018 at 18:10
✤Stagecoach North East
Reserve Fleet MAN/ALX300 22050 is back in the main fleet at Slatyford replacing MAN/East Lancs Kinetic 22509 which is now in Reserve.
The Yutong E12 electric demonstrator, YK66CBC, has returned after a period on loan here.
✤Stagecoach East Scotland
Volvo B12M/Plaxton Paragon 53020 has been sold to Lothian Transport whilst Volvo B7Rs 53249/91/92 have been sold to Moffat & Williamson.
Scania/Enviro 400s 15625/26/27/28 have been transferred from Perth to Aberhill and 15632/35 from Perth to Arbroath.
Tridents transferred away from Aberhill are 18086 to Blairgowrie, 18092 to Perth, 18124 to Dunfermline and 18130 to the Rennies fleet.
Leaving Glenrothes for Arbroath are Optare Solos 47607/08 whilst similar 47609 has transferred to St Andrews.
Dunfermline-allocated Enviro 400 19153 is out for service for repairs. Moving to St Andrews are MAN/Enviro 300 22572 from Perth and Optare Versas 25215 (from Glenrothes) and 25233 (from Arbroath). Reserve Fleet Optare Versas 25265/66/67 have been allocated to Glenrothes. Also at Glenrothes is Enviro 300 27549 from Perth.
Arrivals at Perth are Enviro 200s 36193/94 and 37082 along with Optare Solo SRs 47870/71 from St Andrews.
Withdrawn for disposal are Dart SLF 34737 and Optare Solo 47168 from Perth and Solo 47169 from Glenrothes. Volvo B9R 53717 from Glenrothes has transferred to the Reserve Fleet being replaced by 53701 from Aberhill. New Volvo B8R/Plaxton Panther Les 54501-09 are now in service at Dunfermline. Volvo B13Rs 54138-43 have transferred from Aberhill to Glenrothes.
Finally, now in the Reserve Fleet are Tridents 18114/15 (from Aberhill), Optare Versa 25207 (from Dunfermline) and Optare Solos 47150 (from Arbroath), 47218 (from Glenrothes) and 47219/21/25 (from Perth).
Another busy month at the Essex dealership has been reported to us. Many thanks to Ross Newman for the details.
From Go-Ahead London: Darts SN56AYD, EU53PYD/PYO/PXY/PYB/PYF/PYH; Volvo B9TL’s LX60DXD/DXE, LX11CWJ/CVO/CWC/CWE/CWG/CVU/CWD/CWK/CWL; Volvo B7TL’s W475/76WGH, X172FBB, LX03EEB/EEH, LX06DZM/DZF/DZA/DZK/DYV/DYU/DZC; Scania’s YM55SXH/SWU/SXA/SXB/SXD/SXE/SXF/SWV/SWX/SWY, YN06JXR/JXS; Enviro 200 LX07BYM.
From Metroline: Volvo B7TL LK04UWM; Volvo B9TLs BF60UTZ/UUD.
From Metrobus: Scanias YN53RYA/RYB/RYD/RYV/RYW.
From Longleat Safari Park: Volvo B7TLs LJ54BFK/BCZ.
From RATP London: Tridents LG02FBO, SN53EUJ; Scania’s YN55NKS/NKT/NKW/NKX/NLA/NLC/NLD/NLE/NLJ/NLK/NLL/NLO/NLR.
From Arriva Southern Counties: DAFs YJ58FFW/FHY.
Volvo B9TLs BF60UTZ/UUD: Lothian Buses. (these are the final two of the batch of 50)
Volvo B7TLs X172FBB, LJ03MSU; Scania YM55SXD: Hardwicks, Barnsley.
Volvo B7TLs LG02KHY, LX53BGE: JD Travel, Oxford.
Merc Cheetahs YN53VBT, EY54BPX: WB Chambers, Maidstone.
Scania YN55NLG: Zura Dalakishvili Atskuri No 58, Tbilisi
Tridents Y36/37/133/134HWB, V329KGW Volvo B7TLs LX03EXU, LF52ZRN, HU02HFE/HFH, W475/476WGH; Darts SN51UAJ, SN03YBT, SN56AYD, EU53PXY/PYF/PYD/PYO; Tridents SN53EUJ/EUK, LG02FBO/FBN, Scania YN03UWS: All to Shelton Motors for scrap
Javelin N765PAE; Merc Cheetah YN53VBU: Mike Lawrenson, Preston.
Volvo B7TL LF52ZNS: Bus Party Co, Ashford.
Volvo B7TLs LB02YXL, LF52TGO: Seaford and District.
Enviro 200s LX07BYJ/BYM/BYS: National Driving Centre, Croydon.
Volvo B9TLs LX60DXE/DWZ: London City Tours.
Dart SN55DVH: S and A Produce, Hereford.
Tridents LX03OSM/NFT: Mayday Travel, Croydon.
Scanias YN07EYX/EYY: Sander Coaches, Holt, Norfolk.
Volvo B12M AO02RBZ; DAFs YJ58FFW/FHY: Meritrule, Kingswood, Surrey.
Volvo B7TL LF52ZMO: Smart Moving Media, Croydon.
Enviro 400s SN12AVT/AVR: City Direct, Galway, Eire.
Scania YM55SXF: Renown Coaches, Bexhill.
Scania YM55SWX: Harrogate Coach Travel.
Scania YM55SWY: Aintree Coachlines.
Volvo B7TL LX06EAW: Grant Palmer, Flitwick, Beds.
Volvo B9TLs LX60DXA/DXB: Travelmasters, Sheerness.
Temporarily into fleet due to a large volume of emergency rail work associated with new timetables are Scanias YN53RYB/RYV/RYW.