Information uploaded on February 15th 2016 at 10:30
Stagecoach South East eventually got ex Stagecoach Manchester Trident 17631 to Ashford on February 13th.
At Stagecoach Manchester new Enviro 400MMCs 10468/9/71/2 are now in service and also confirmed as delivered are 10475-82 which along with previously reported 10473/4 are at Hyde Road being prepared for service. A further repaint into Magicbus livery here is Enviro 400 19180.
At Stagecoach West Scotland we are advised 50207/12 on loan to Glasgow Depot for X25 services.
We have received more information on the Chinese New Year livery carried by Enviro 400 19328 at Stagecoach Manchester. It is basically in standard livery with blue replaced by red. There might be subtle elements of silver, but essentially its red, yellow and white, matching the colours which closely matches the livery of Hainan Airlines (although this might be coincidence), who start direct services from Manchester to Beijing this Summer.
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire has a Wright Streetlite on loan for three months. SK65PWV, which has been given a local fleet identity of W01 is currently on three months from Wight Bus for fuel comparison trials. It is fitted with a Euro 6 Mercedes-Benz engine and a Voith gearbox and will be used alongside the Optare Solo SRs on the City network. It is expected to be allocated a fleet number in the it has a 800xx fleet number series. Now working out Carlisle depot are MAN/Enviro 300s 22761 and 22764.
Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire has transferred Enviro 400 19040 from Gillmoss to Birkenhead, where it has displaced Trident 17745 to Chester. Dart SLF 34799 is back in service at Gillmoss but similar 34599 moves from Chester to the Reserve Fleet along with Optare Solos 47034/35. Now in service at Chester are Solos 47515/15/17. Volvo B10BLE 21123 has been sold whilst Volvo Olympian 16235 is now for disposal.
The Oxford & Chiltern Bus Page reports that Stagecoach Oxfordshire has an Optare Solo on loan, YJ61JHV, from Optare. In a grey and red livery it is being used on staff shuttle duties.