Information posted on August 20th 2018 at 16:01
✤Stagecoach East Midlands
Trident 17711 has been sold to AH Hardwick, whilst 18053 at Gainsborough is now in the Reserve Fleet. The five Volvo B7RLEs to receive Interconnect livery will be 21270-74 whilst Enviro 300 27184 has lost its Pronto livery in favour of corporate colours.
Further Dart SLFs reported as now in use at Chesterfield are 35110 and 35115.
The company is no longer recording Trident 17698, Dart SLF 34524 and Volvo B10M 52618 on its fleet records suggesting that they have been sold.
At Aldershot, Trident 18386 is in the Reserve Fleet whilst now transferred here from Guildford are Tridents 18184/85 and 18515/19/24. Another Trident in the Reserve Fleet is 18188 at Basingstoke.
Now in service at Guildford are MAN/Enviro 300s 22850/51/52/55/57, which were transferred here from Stagecoach West Scotland whilst 22862 is currently being prepared for service. Also now allocated to Guildford are ADL Enviro 200s 37271/72/73/75 and Scania/Enviro 400s 15982-86 along with Dart SLFs 34631/33. The Darts were transferred from Chichester.
✤Stagecoach South East
Optare Versa 25242 has been returned to Kent County Council with 25243 to follow. A further Mercedes-Benz Sprinter to be cascaded within the UK Bus fleets is 44009 which the company reports as being transferred to Stagecoach West Scotland. Enviro 400 19025 has returned to service at Folkestone where Dart 34444 is also now based as a Reserve Fleet vehicle to cover the repaint programme. Dart training bus 33175 is currently put of use and is reported to be stored at Ashford.
✤Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Optare Solo 47009 is reported by the company as being in the Reserve Fleet (from Barrow), whilst Reserve Fleet 47011 is now allocated to West Cumbria.
Further Enviro 300s here from Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire are 27709/12/14.
✤Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire
The two former Stagecoach Midlands Optare Solos recently received here, 47129 and 47404, are in the Reserve Fleet at Gilmoss. Also here, from Stagecoach East Scotland at Perth, are 47219/20/21 which have been allocated to Preston and have replaced 47491/92/93 which are now all for disposal.
MAN/Enviro 300 24134 and 24137 are both now at Birkenhead as is Enviro 300 27898.
Volvo B7Rs 53258/88/96 are now in this fleet from Stagecoach East Scotland and are being prepared for service.
✤Stagecoach South Wales
Optare Tempo 25109 is now in the Reserve Fleet at Merthyr and has been replaced by Scania/Enviro 300 28723 transferred from Blackwood. A further former Norfolk Green Optare Solo transferred here from Stagecoach East is 47905.
Dart SLF 34746 is now at Blackwood, releasing 35208 for repaint.
Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 44002 is now at Porth with 44003 in the Reserve Fleet at Cwmbran.
Dart SLF 34677 is in the Strategic Reserve Fleet, from Porth. Optare Solo 47641 is now in the main fleet at Cwmbran, releasing 47757 to the Reserve Fleet at Porth with 47206 now in the main fleet at Porth displacing 47456 into the Reserve Fleet.
We have been made aware that Volvo B5TL 13813 did not receive the planned BV18YBF registration mark and was registered BV18YAA.