Information posted on April 7th 2017 at 16:00
➨Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Vehicles confirmed as sold are MAN/ALX300 22121, Volvo Olympian 16666 and Trident 17020. Optare Solo 47140 has transferred from the Reserve Fleet to Morecambe whilst Volvo Olympian 16639 is now allocated to West Cumbria ousting Trident 17198 to the Reserve Fleet.
➨Stagecoach Megabus UK
Vehicles sold are Astromega 50232 to Kearney Coaches and Volvo B12B 54078 to Ferrymill Motors. Volvo B12Bs 54056 and 54057 along with Volvo B13R 54101 are now in the Reserve Fleet at Rugby whilst Volvo B12Bs 54077/79 have returned to the operational fleet at Rugby. Van Hool Altanos 55008/11/12/13 have been taken out of service at Rugby and are now for disposal and are stored at Wigan.
A further former Norfolk Green Enviro 400 to be repainted into corporate Stagecoach livery is 10055.
➨Stagecoach West Scotland
Volvo B12bs 54042/43/44 are now for disposal here whilst 54045 is being transferred to Stagecoach North East. Also for disposal are Volvo B10M 20108 and Scania 28955 along with Mercedes 709D 40630 and Van Hool Astromega 50209. Astromega 50226 has transferred from the main fleet to the Reserve Fleet at Kilmarnock whilst also in the Reserve Fleet is MAN/Enviro 300 22860 at Kilmarnock with 22851 transferring from Kilmarnock to Ayr.
Now at Inverness are Enviro 200s 36197, 36200/01 and Enviro 300 27631 from Stagecoach East Scotland with Enviro 300s 27533 and 27911 transferring from Inverness to Stagecoach East Scotland. Volvo B7R 53227 has been scrapped and surplus MAN/Enviro 300s 22784/87 are being transferred to Stagecoach North East.
Volvo B10M training vehicle 52289 has been withdrawn for disposal and MAN/ALX300 22312 is being converted to a training bus to replace it. Also now withdrawn for disposal (from Macduff) is Dart SLF 34795.
➨Stagecoach East Scotland
Trident 18013 is now allocated to Perth, whilst 18076, 18116/17/19 have arrived here from Stagecoach South West and are at Aberhill pending preparation for entry into service. Several vehicles have been sold - Volvo Olympians 16762/80, Dart SLFs 34692/93 and Volvo B7R 53250 to JMB Travel and Dart SLF 34489 to GTG Training, whilst Dart SLF 34371 has joined the Love Orkney Prayer Group. Volvo B7TL 16923 has returned to service at Blairgowrie whilst Dart SLF 34603 is back in service at Perth. MAN/ALX300 22349 is reported by the company as being transferred to Stagecoach Highlands. Enviro 300 27548 has transferred from Aberhill to St Andrews and 27906 is allocated to Aberhill following the withdrawal from service of Scania/Enviro 300 28657 for repairs. Now allocated to Dunfermline is Volvo B12B 54038.
➨Stagecoach North East
MAN/ALX300 22015 is now for disposal here whilst the location of Reserve Fleet Dart SLF 35189 has changed from Slatyford to Sunderland. Open Top Leyland Olympians 14670/73 have been sold to a private buyer. The company also reports the entry into service of open top Trident 17239.