Information posted on August 23rd 2017 at 08:35
It looks like the days of the Optare Versa here are numbered with several of the type already out of service and we understand some are being assessed to become training vehicles.
Enviro 200s 37320-22 are losing their branding for route 12.
✤Stagecoach East Midlands
The company reports that vehicles repainted in the last few weeks, all in corporate Stagecoach livery, are Enviro 400 19011, MAN 22831, Dart SLFs 35128 and 35143 along with Enviro 200s 36453/54/55.
Consultation is currently taking place on plans to introduce the ‘Simplibus’-style network and branding to Lincoln. The brand and network is already used in Grimsby and Hull.
✤Stagecoach South West
Dart SLF 34729, which has been on loan at Barnstaple, has been reported as being back at Plymouth, whilst a recent repaint is Barnstaple allocated Optare Solo 47447.
The company reports that Enviro 10067 has returned from Witney to Oxford in exchange for Gold-spec Scania/Enviro 400 15754.
Open Top Trident 17014, transferred here from Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire has been allocated to Orkney working alongside 17515.
The two MAN/Enviro 300s, 22784/87, that were listed as being prepared for transfer to Stagecoach North East earlier this year are still in this fleet and are awaiting disposal.
Following completion of repairs Volvo B7R 53320 has transferred to Stagecoach Bluebird. Received from the sale source is Enviro 300 27796 which has been allocated to Caithness allowing MAN/Enviro 300 22783 to be taken out of service for disposal. Also here from Stagecoach Bluebird is Optare Solo 47566 which is in the Reserve Fleet based at Inverness. The vehicle allocation at Skye has increased to 12 with the transfer of Optare Solo SR 47814 from Orkney.
Volvo B7R 53284 is now at Fort William with 53332 at Aviemore.
Information posted on August 23rd 2017 at 12:10
A further two MAN/ALX300s now in the Reserve Fleet are 22440 at Rawmarsh and 22435 at Chesterfield. Back in service are Enviro 200 37088 at Rawmarsh, Volvo B9R 53714 at Chesterfield and Enviro 400H 12105 at Holbrook.
✤Stagecoach West Scotland
Arrivals here, at Kilmarnock, from Stagecoach East Scotland are WrightBus Gemini-bodied Volvo B7TLs 16960/63.
Information posted on August 23rd 2017 at 15:00
For the first time in almost 12 months the Megadekka is set to see use and is on its way to Stagecoach South for Goodwood special workings.
The four surplus MAN/Enviro 300s here, 22741/42/43/50 are due to be cascaded within Stagecoach UK Bus.
Information posted on August 23rd 2017 at 15:55
Now back in service after refurbishment are Enviro 200 36542 at Bromley and similar 36341 at Catford along with 36356 at West Ham. Dart SLF 34370 has been scrapped whilst 34392 and 34560 are now for disposal. Tridents 17779, 18831 and 17832 are being prepared to return to the leasing company and 17795 has been sold to S Boxall. Buses now undergoing refurbishment are Enviro 200s 36339/60/72, 36543 and Enviro 400s 10103, 19819/20 and 19836.