Information uploaded on April 5th 2016 at 11:30
We understand that the loans of Dart SLF 34534 from Fenstanton to Peterborough and Optare Solo 47351 from Bedford to Peterborough have now ended and these Stagecoach East vehicles have returned to their home depots.
Stagecoach West has acquired Plaxton President-bodied Dennis Trident LT52XAK from Ensign Bus. It is for component recovery only and was formerly Tower Transit TN33199.
Stagecoach Yorkshire has sold Optare Solos 47280/98 to PVS, whilst former Stagecoach South West Trident 17058 will go into service at Chesterfield following preparation work.
Information updated on April 5th 2016 at 14:15
Latest news from East Yorkshire Motor Services is that new Volvo B8RLE/MCV 395 is to receive orange FastCat livery and will be named ‘Kitty’ - it will become the fourth EYMS bus to carry the name. Once in service on FastCat duties, the existing orange-liveried ‘Kitty’, Volvo B7RLE 370 will revert to fleet colours.
Information updated on April 2nd 2016 at 15:50
Stagecoach South East has confirmed that former Stagecoach Manchester Tridents 17636 and 17637 have been allocated to Eastbourne to release Tridents 17528/29 for open top conversion and re-allocation to Thanet. A further Stagecoach Manchester Trident, 17658, has been allocated to Ashford to release Volvo Olympian 16023 to the Reserve Fleet. Reserve Fleet Dart SLF 34790 is now at Ashford replacing Optare Solo 47174 which has accident damage. Now for disposal here is accident damaged Dart SLF 34439.