Stagecoach Yorkshire has transferred East Lancs-bodied Scania 15415 from Ecclesfield to Barnsley following the entry into service of Trident 17569 at Ecclesfield. Ecclesfield has also received Optare Solo 47756 from Chesterfield and MAN/ALX300 22811 from Barnsley. ALX300/MAN has also been transferred from Holbrook to Barnsley and Barnsley’s 22930 is now awaiting disposal. Dart 34361 is now in service at Rawmarsh where it has replaced 33235 which is for disposal.
The Stagecoach West Scotland fleet on Arran has been upgraded with the allocation of Write Streetlites 39001-08 and Optare Solo SRs 47934-37. They have replaced Volvo B10Ms 20522/24/26/37/38/39/95, Mercedes 709Ds 40098, 40624/30 and Optare Solos 47496 and 47505. The Volvo B10Ms have been sold and the Mercedes 709D will become staff shuttle vehicles at Glasgow, Dumfries and Ardrossan. The two Optare Solos are transferred to the reserve fleet along with 47627 from Glasgow. Trident 18003 is back in service at Ayr. New Enviro 200 is allocated to Kilmarnock. Also out of service is Volvo B10M training coach 52026 and Optare Versa 25221.
News from Stagecoach London is the sale of Tridents 17441/45/66 and 17505/06 to Lister PSV and 17794 has been disposed of to Sandringham School.
Stagecoach East Midlands has temporarily transferred Volvo Olympian 16131 from Lincoln to Grimsby for the Cleethorpes seafront service.