Information posted on February 11th 2017 at 11:50
Further Park & Ride Enviro 400MMCs in service at Cambridge are 10807/08/09/10 with Enviro 400s 19295/98, 19302/04/06/07 released for cascade to Stagecoach East Midlands via Bus & Coach World at Blackburn for centre door removal and repaint. Optare Solo 47890 is no longer recorded by the company suggesting it has been sold whilst Dart SLF 34538 is now shown as allocated to Fenstanton. A large number of Reserve Fleet vehicles are now for disposal here - Tridents 17175/80, Dart SLFs 34423/79 and 34526, MAN/ALX300 22313/15/19 and Optare Solos 47894/96/97/98. Trident 17151 is to be donated to charity. The company is showing six vehicles Tridents 18335/36/37/38 and MAN/ALX300s 22058 and 22332 as being held in Reserve to cover an increase in vehicle requirement on the Busway. This suggests they will be used on non-busway sections of route connecting into Busway vehicles at St Ives. It also suggests that additional Busway vehicles may feature in the Stagecoach UK Bus 207/18 new vehicle orders when it is announced.
Detailed information on vehicle sales has been provided by the company:
AH Hardwick - 16261, 16263, 16633, 16798, 17672, 47545
T Wigley - 16268, 16269, 16304, 16523, 16627, 20281, 16625, 16628, 16292, 16295, 16590, 16787
Chepstow Buses - 16624, 16502, 16632, 16767
16291 will be donated to charity for use in a playground
16799 - A Bone
16262 - P Henley
16624, 16502, 16632, 16767 Chepstow Buses
16302 - C Pearce
16752 - J Holden
Enviro 300 27918 has been taken out of the main fleet at Aldershot and is now in the Reserve Fleet. Also in Reserve is Dart SLF 34446 from Andover with Optare Solo 47310 transferring from Guildford to Andover. Transferred from the main Chichester fleet into Reserve is Dart SLF 34524 with 34514 and 34518 also moving into the Reserve Fleet from Winchester. Enviro 27515, which was in the Reserve fleet is now allocated to Winchester. Reserve Fleet MAN/Enviro 300 22750 has transferred to Guildford where the company shows it in use as a staff shuttle vehicle.