Stagecoach South East has transferred Volvo Olympian 16344 from Hastings to Thanet as a replacement for Trident 2/Enviro 400 19051, which is away on loan to Stagecoach Yorkshire, and has returned 16382 from the reserve fleet to the main fleet at Dover. Optare Solo 47173 transfers from Thanet to Dover, where it has replaced accident damaged 47379, which is now for disposal. Thanet’s 47560 is also now out of service awaiting return to Kent County Council. Volvo B10M 20642 is back in service at Thanet having replaced 20010, which is now for disposal. Another Volvo B10M for disposal is 20007 from Dover, whilst 20648 has joined the Reserve Fleet at Hastings. Two more of the ex Stagecoach East Dart SLFs to enter service at Thanet are 34411 and 34548. Trident 2/Enviro 400 19053 transfers from Eastbourne to Hastings with former Stagecoach South Optare Solo 47067 joining the Eastbourne allocation. Buses sold and no longer part of the fleet are Volvo Olympians 16013, 16360, 16739/74; Volvo B10Ms 20533, 20650/59 and Dart SLF 33319.
At Stagecoach Manchester Trident 2/Enviro 400s 19244-46/52/54/63, recently repainted in Magicbus colours, are now in service at Sharston, allowing Tridents 17067/68, 17614/15/22-24/27 to be placed into the reserve fleet. Optare Solo 47618 transfers from Stockport to Ashton with 47001 joining the reserve fleet. Dart SLFs 33100, 33856/60-64 have been sold to Ensign.
Stagecoach Midlands has taken former Stagecoach London Dart SLF 34121 out of service at Corby and transferred it to the reserve fleet, it is replaced by 35177 which had been in the reserve fleet at Leamington. Trident 17212 has been allocated to Northampton whilst Corby has received Optare Solo 47015 as cover whilst its own 47050 receives accident repairs. With engine repairs completed on Rugby’s Solo 47038 it is back in service allowing Dart SLF 34491 to return to the reserve fleet.
Stagecoach East is now showing both Mercedes 709D staff mess vehicles - 40182/83 - as being allocated to Bedford. The three Trident 2/Enviro 400s recently received from Stagecoach Manchester - 19017/47/68 - are all allocated to Cambridge.