Information posted on December 15th 2017 at 11:20
Megabus Van Hool Astromegas 50236/37, which had been on loan here for Oxford Tube duties, have returned to Stagecoach South Wales at Cwmbran where they are now in the Megabus Reserve Fleet.
✤Stagecoach South Wales
New here are 11.8m ADL Enviro 200MMCs 26178-89 (YN67UZN/O/P/R/S/T/U/V/W/Y, VAA/D, finished to Gold specification. Initially standard Enviro 200MMCs were expected but the order was upgraded to the longer version. 24 vehicles are due. They have taken part of the number series that was expected to be used for the Stagecoach Midlands 11.8m E200MMCs.
Sold to Abba Scrap are Dart SLFs 34505/13/86, 34663/71/75. It is also believed that Volvo B10M 52499 has also been sold and is no longer part of the fleet here.
Reserve Fleet vehicles now on the main allocation at Porth are Dart SLFs 34522 and 34529, along with Optare Solo 47293. Optare Solo 47185 has transferred from Blackwood to Caerphilly.
The company has confirmed that the 25 11.8m ADL Enviro 200MMC due for Nuneaton will now be 26202-26226.
New to Aberdeen is ADL Enviro 400MMC 10895 whilst the TransBus Enviro 300 received here from Stagecoach South was initially allocated to Aberdeen but has since been transferred to Peterhead allowing Dart SLF 34726 to move to the Reserve Fleet. New at Peterhead are Volvo B11R coaches 54826/27/28/29/32/34.
Several vehicles here are out of use for repairs/refurbishment including Volvo B7R 53220, Volvo B12B 53106, Enviro 200 36032 and Volvo B9Rs 53628/29/30. Volvo B7R 53335 has transferred from Elgin to Peterhead following the withdrawal for disposal there of 53221.
Optare Solo 47488, which had been for disposal is now for repairs here, whilst 47162 is now in the Reserve Fleet at Peterhead being exchanged with 47178.
Information posted on December 15th 2017 at 15:35
Dart SLF 34561 has been sold.
The sale of Optare Tempos 25119/20/21 to Harrogate Coach Travel has now been confirmed, whilst a clear out of withdrawn vehicles has seen Tridents 17151/75/80, 17606/06 and 17741 along with Dart SLFs 34423/79, 34580, 34640, 34700/01 and MAN/ALX300s 22313/14/15/19 sold with most expected to go to PVS.
✤Go South Coast (Swindon)
Latest vehicles to receive the new livery are Enviro 200 216 and Scania 504 with 505 currently away for repaint.