Information posted on September 18th 2018 at 11:20
The return to main fleet service of Dart SLF 34466 at Banbury appears to have been short-lived and the vehicle is now in the Reserve Fleet.
The open top Bristol FLF 19952 remained with Stagecoach South following its use on Glorious Goodwood special services and has been used at other events.
The Heritage Fleet Leyland Olympian Megadekka 14000 remains parked up at Cambridge depot pending preparation for its transfer to Stagecoach East Scotland.
We understand that MAN/ALX300s 22329/37 have now been stood down from service at Peterborough, whilst also due for imminent withdrawal, 22334 is today operating out of the Long Sutton outstation on the 505 King’s Lynn-Spalding route. Also now at Long Sutton is Dart SLF 34426.
Information posted on September 18th 2018 at 14:15
✤Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Now in the Reserve Fleet here is open top Trident 17692. Reported as now allocated to Carlisle are MAN/Enviro 300s 24123/69, 22873/87 and Trident 18138 whilst MAN/Enviro 300 is reported as allocated to Kendal. Dart SLFs now in the Reserve Fleet are 34562 (from Carlisle) and 35193 (from Kendal).
✤Stagecoach West Scotland
The expected transfer of Optare Solo 47613 from Kilmarnock to Dumfries has not taken place and 47614 has been transferred in its place.
Information posted on September 18th 2018 at 16:45
A clear out of surplus vehicles here has seen PVS take Volvo B10M trainer 20972, Volvo B7RLEs 21243/44/45/47 and MAN/ALX300s 22055/56/90/91/94/95/96/97/98/99, 22100 and 22351/52/53/54/55/56/57/58.
Optare Versa Hybrids re-allocated are 25316 to Ashton (from Sharston) and 25319 (from Middleton) along with 25325 (from Sharston) to Wigan. Also at Wigan from Ashton are Irisbus 29829 and Enviro 300 27827.
The Magicbus fleet has been boosted with the allocation to Hyde Road of 19177/85 (from Sharston), 19192 (from Wigan) and 19247 (from Ashton).
Enviro 400s 19041/43/44 recently transferred here from Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire have been allocated to Sharston as have similar 19561/62/64/65/66 which came to this fleet from Stagecoach Yorkshire.
Enviro 400s transferred from Wigan comprise 19328 and 19408 to Stockport and 19407 to Sharston.
Reserve Fleet Enviro 200s back in main fleet service are 36102/03 at Middleton and 36422/28 at Stockport. 36429/39 have transferred from Middleton to Ashton with 36480 moving from Middleton to Stockport.
Optare Solo SR 47824 is transferred from Stockport to the Reserve Fleet.
The company currently shows former Volvo B10M training buses 20968/70/71/73 for disposal with 20982 being the sole vehicle of the type in active use with the training school. Also reported by the company is the transfer of similar 20940 to Stagecoach West.