Information uploaded on September 28th 2016 at 13:45
Most of the new Optare Solo SRs (48031-36) are now in service at King’s Lynn, with 48035/36 reported as being the first in service. Their allocation to King’s Lynn has seen older Optare Solos 47891/94/97/98 being taken out of service and parked up.
Stagecoach South West…
The first of the new Enviro 400MMCs to enter service at Exeter were 10688/90.
Stagecoach South East…
The company has confirmed that it has repainted Mercedes 709D 40933 into original Stagecoach stripes livery following its transfer into the Stagecoach UK Bus Heritage fleet.
Stagecoach West Scotland…
Heritage Fleet Leyland Leopard 25773 has recently been moved into the workshop at Kilmarnock where an assessment has been made regarding its restoration.
Stagecoach East Scotland…
Former Stagecoach North East Enviro 400s 19150/51/52/55/57 have been allocated to Dunfermline, whilst 19153/54 are in the Reserve Fleet at Aberhill being prepared for entry into service. Tridents 17707, 18009 and 18013 from Dunfermline are now in the Reserve Fleet, whilst 18015 has gone on loan to Stagecoach Bluebird. The remaining operational Scania Omnilinks 24001/02/03/05 are now out of service and join 24006/07/08/09 in the Reserve Fleet. Reserve Fleet Volvo B7Rs 53260/90 are back in service at Dunfermline whilst Optare Versa 25225 is out of service for collision repairs with Dart SLF being allocated to Glenrothes as cover. Trident 17579 is now allocated to Wellwood. Optare Solo 47215 is now in use as a staff shuttle at Arbroath. Dart SLF 34569 has been sold to McGills and Volvo B10M 52666 to Yule Bus. Optare Solo 47053 has been donated to ‘Sowing the Seeds’ charity. Vehicles stripped for spares and scrapped are Dart SLFs 34480/81 whilst Optare Solo 47255 has also been scrapped.
Information updated on September 28th 2016 at 15:15
Stagecoach East Midlands…
Enviro 400 19142 has arrived here from Stagecoach North East, its transfer to Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire being cancelled. It will go into service at Lincoln. Also due for Lincoln are 19147/48 which will transfer from Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire later this week. Enviro 200s received from Stagecoach Oxfordshire are 36451/52 now at Lincoln and 36453/54/55 at Hull. The three at Hull have released Enviro 300s 27762/63/64 to the Seasonal Reserve Fleet at Skegness. Enviro 300 27201 is now in the Hull Flyer fleet at Grimsby having transferred over from Hull, which former Hull Flyer MAN/Enviro 300 24201 is now allocated to Hull.