April 26th 2019 @ 15:45: Stagecoach North East repaints and open tops return to main fleet use at Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Stagecoach East Midlands
Reserve Fleet Enviro 200s 36526 (Scunthorpe) and 36527 (Lincoln) are reported by the company as being on temporary loan to Stagecoach Yorkshire.
A further Dart SLF training conversion here is 34459 which is allocated to Lincoln. 34703 remain to be converted and when completed is expected to replace Volvo B10M 52630 at Worksop which will mean the training fleet here is standardised on Dart SLFs.
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Now back in the main fleet for the summer season are Volvo B5TL open top 13801/02/03/06/07 and Trident open top 17012 at Kendal. Trident open top 17277, 17489/90 and Optare Solos 47721/22 are at West Cumbria.
Optare Solo SRs 47950/51/52/53/61 are currently awaiting cascade within Stagecoach UK Bus following the entry into service here of the Optare Versas which were received from Stagecoach West Scotland.
The company has reported the sale of Dart SLF 34437 whilst Van Hool Astromega 50237, on loan from Megabus Operations/Stagecoach South Wales is listed as awaiting disposal here following the return to service of 50281.
Stagecoach North East
A further withdrawn MAN/ALX300 to be collected by Alpha Recovery is 22047. Stockton Zone branding has been removed from Enviro 300 27180 upon repaint whilst a further Enviro 300 Gas Bus to gain corporate livery is 28026.
Back at Stockton following Euro 6 engine conversion is 24111, whilst now away for similar modifications are 24104 and 24110.