Information posted on December 10th 2018 at 15:15
✤Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancs
A second former Stagecoach Midlands Gold-spec Scania/Enviro 400 to enter service here is 15749, which joins 15743 at Birkenhead.
Now for disposal are Volvo B12B 54048, Optare Solo 47490 and Volvo B7R 53296.
ADL Enviro 300 27113 has transferred from Gilmoss to Preston and Optare Solo 47559 has moved from Chester to Birkenhead. Now allocated to Birkenhead is short Enviro 200 36316 whilst Dart SLF 34804 is now in the Reserve Fleet having been replaced by 34793 at Chester.
ADL Enviro 400MMC 10829 has transferred from Birkenhead to Gilmoss.
✤Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancs
All of the open top Tridents here, 17217/27, 17489/90/95 and 17692 have received the base Lakes Connection livery - as carried by the Enviro 400MMCs here – and await application of branding.
Dart SLF 34717 is the latest of the type to be earmarked for conversion to a training bus here, joining 35157. Already converted are 34688 which is in full training livery at Carlisle and 34714 at Morecambe which is awaiting application of branding.
✤Stagecoach South East
Dart SLF 34625 transferred here from Stagecoach Midlands is now in the Reserve Fleet at Thanet whilst Gold-spec Scania/Enviro 400 from the same source is allocated to Folkestone.
✤Stagecoach South Wales
Reserve Fleet Optare Solo 47628 is now at Caerphilly displacing 47521 to the Reserve Fleet at Blackwood. Dart SLF 34750 from Merthyr and 34672/77 from the Reserve Fleet are now allocated to Blackwood, as is Reserve Fleet Optare Solo 47203. Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 44002 is now in the Reserve Fleet at Blackwood with 44001 out of service for repairs.
Optare Solo SR 47815 has returned to service at Merthyr where Reserve Fleet 47384 is also allocated. Also back in service is Optare Solo 47757 which is now allocated to Porth whilst 47905 is out of service for repairs. 47195 is back in the main fleet at Cwmbran as is Scania/Enviro 300 28736, however 28722 is now out of use and undergoing repairs.
Dart SLF 34678 is reported by the company as having been scrapped.
✤Stagecoach Megabus/Joint Venture Operations
Volvo B11Rs 54203/04 are now in service at Cwmbran (Stagecoach South Wales) displacing similar 54211 to the Reserve Fleet, whilst Van Hool Astromega 50253 is being transferred to Stagecoach West Scotland.