October 18th 2019 @ 14:45: Heritage fleet Enviro 300 returned to service at Stagecoach East Scotland and full details of fleet changes at Stagecoach Yorkshire
Stagecoach UK Bus
Look out for the imminent allocation of a double deck vehicle to Banbury. We understand that Enviro 400 10067 has been earmarked to transfer from Oxford next week for driver type training and will then be used on the 500 Banbury-Brackley service where the additional capacity is needed for loadings to Middleton Cheney School.
The allocation of new ADL Enviro 200MMCs 37602-15 to Holbrook has triggered an internal cascade of vehicles here.
Transferred to Barnsley are 11.8m Enviro 200MMCs 26085/86/87 from Chesterfield with MAN/Enviro 300s 22543/44/59/61/63 from Ecclesfield. MAN/ALX300 22435, which had been earmarked for disposal, has been returned to the Reserve Fleet at Barnsley.
Arrivals at Rawmarsh have been MAN/Enviro 300s 22614/16/17 from Ecclesfield and Enviro 200 37102 from Chesterfield.
Transfers to Ecclesfield have been Enviro 200s 36186-92 and 36408-13 from Holbrook and 36715/16 from Barnsley. Additions to the Reserve Fleet at Ecclesfield are previously delicenced MAN/ALX300 22449 and MAN/Enviro 300 22615 from the main fleet at Ecclesfield.
Transferred to Holbrook is Enviro 200 36719 from Barnsley which has displaced Dart SLF 35112 into the Reserve Fleet.
Arrivals at Chesterfield are MAN/Enviro 300s 22612 and 22613 from Ecclesfield with Optare Solos 47319/20 transferring from Barnsley. Also at Chesterfield from Barnsley are Dart SLFs 35116, 35227, 35261 and 35262 along with 35231 from Rawmarsh. Transfers from the main fleet to the Reserve Fleet at Chesterfield are Dart SLFs 34582/83 and 34720.
Vehicles delicenced for repairs in the last month are Enviro 400 19104 from Barnsley and 11.8m Enviro 200MMC 26030 from Rawmarsh.
Dart SLFs taken out of service and awaiting disposal in the last few weeks are 34460/63 at Chesterfield and 34581 Holbrook.
The company reports the sale of Scania SLF/East Lancs 15416 to Connexions.
Stagecoach East Scotland
The allocation of Enviro 300 27599 to St Andrews has seen MAN/Enviro 300 transferred to the Reserve Fleet at Perth.
Enviro 300 27598, which had been earmarked for the heritage fleet here, has been put back into the operational fleet and allocated to Arbroath.
Currently out of service from Arbroath and for repairs is Optare Solo SR 47955, whilst Enviro 300 27613 has been returned to service at Dunfermline.
Mercedes 814d 59618 along with 59619 are now allocated to the Rennies Fleet whilst DAF Irizar YN14NOF along with Scania/Irizars YN14PNL and WD14ZRU have been returned to leasing companies at the end of the hire periods.
Stagecoach Megabus & Joint Venture Operations
Van Hool Altano 55007 has now moved from store at Wigan to Rugby for preparation to return to service.