Information posted on April 26th 2017 at 15:30
➨Stagecoach South East
Reserve Fleet (Ashford) Trident 18164 has been transferred to Stagecoach East Midlands where it is currently delicenced and being prepared for service. It is understood that its cherished registration XIL1568 has been retained by Stagecoach South East and the vehicle now carries the original registration of GX54DVG.
Optare Solo 47774, which latterly has been making appearances on the ITV soap Coronation Street is being prepared for transfer to Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire.
Magicbus-liveried Trident 17535 has transferred to Stagecoach North Scotland for component recovery.
➨Stagecoach North East
A further two Dart SLFs due to transfer to Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire are 35190/91.
➨Stagecoach East Scotland
Enviro 200s 36195/96/98/99 are being transferred to Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire from where Optare Solo SRs 47941-43/54-60 and 48001/02 are expected here.
It is expected that the number of former London Tridents in use with regional companies, including here, will be reduced in the next 12 months as a result of new vehicle deliveries and the cascade of 'newer' Tridents and older Enviro 400s.