August 19th 2019 @ 15:55: Optare Tempos for training buses at Stagecoach South Wales and Stagecoach South East Tridents at Eastbourne
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Dart SLF 34540 has suffered fire damage and is now out of service being replaced at Ashford by 34483 from the Reserve Fleet.
Tridents 17734 and 18074 have transferred from Herne Bay to Eastbourne whilst Reserve Fleet Optare Solo 47165 has replaced 47662 in the main fleet at Dover.
Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 44013 is now reported by the company as being in the Reserve Fleet at Ashford, having previously been located at Eastbourne.
Volvo B10M training coach 52609 has returned to use at Eastbourne.
Stagecoach South Wales
Optare Tempos 25101/02/03 are no longer for disposal here and the plan is that they will be converted to training buses, whilst Dart SLF training bus 34350 is now for disposal. Also for disposal is Optare Solo 47457 whilst Dart SLF 34747 has been scrapped.
Returned to Powys County Council are Optare Tempos 25107/08/17/18.
Brecon outstation (of Merthyr) now has its own dedicated allocation of six vehicles which comprises Volvo B8RLE/MCV 21358-62 and Optare Solo SR 47820.
Scania/Enviro 300s transferred include 28723 from Porth to Aberdare and 28636/40 and 28709 from Cwmbran to Porth with 28733/34/35 returned to service at Cwmbran.
Optare Solos 47201 and 47527 are now allocated to Aberdare whilst Dart SLF 34751 from the Reserve Fleet and Enviro 200 37025 from Porth are now at Merthyr.
Enviro 200s 37014/15 and 37177 have transferred from Porth to Cwmbran. Also now on the books at Cwmbran are Optare Solo 47532, Optare Solo SR 47967 and Volvo B10M 52632.
The company reports that MAN/Enviro 22785 has moved to Scotland which corrects our previous comment that it was being prepared for transfer to Stagecoach Yorkshire.
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Repaints last week included Scania CN230UB/Scania Omnicity 5270 into the 2019 fleet livery, and Wright StreetDeck 6304 into the blue variant of the Xlines livery.