Six Tridents are reported to have been transferred by Stagecoach East Midlands from Grimsby to Hull. The movement of 18316/17/19/21 and 18391/92 is expected to be a short-term loan to cater for an increased vehicle requirement during the annual Hull Fair.
Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire has pit its new ADL Enviro 300 saloons into service at Gilmoss, but is showing 27147 as having accident damage. Several Pointer-bodied Dart SLFs are in Reserve here - 34598/99, 34601/02/03 at Chester and 34579, 34604/17/18/19. Additionally 34600 has fire damage. Three MAN/ALX300s also in the Reserve Fleet are 22807 at Gilmoss and 22253/56 at Chorley.
Andy’s Bus Blog reports that three ex-London Dennis Tridents have arrived with Norfolk Green following single door conversion and repaint. 17786/87 were expected, but it is also reported that 17741 (LY52ZDZ) has arrived here.
Stagecoach Oxfordshire MAN/Enviro 300 is back in service at Oxford, with 22771 now back in the Reserve Fleet. Also in Reserve is Optare Solo 47239. New Scania/Enviro 400s 15994/95/96 are back at Oxford following use on Ryder Cup duties but have been stored pending service changes.
Stagecoach South Wales has taken MAN/East Lancs 39607/08/09/20 and MAN/MCV 39618/19 out of service and placed them in the Reserve Fleet. Dart SLF 33088 has been sold, whilst Optare Solo 47627 is another example due to transfer to Stagecoach West Scotland. Following delivery of new Enviro 200 saloons to Caerphilly, Pointer-bodied Dart SLFs 35201-08 have transferred to Blackwood.
News reaches us that Stagecoach East, Cambridge-based, Enviro 400 19164 carries 'Living Sport' branding.
Stagecoach North East's MAN/Enviro 300 27734 is another example to lose 'Bus to Beach' branding.