Information posted on February 15th 2019 at 11:25
✤Stagecoach South West
Barnstaple-allocated Optare Solo 47084 has been operating recently from Exeter, although it is currently unknown whether this is a transfer or a loan.
Withdrawn Optare Solo 47087 has gone from Plymouth suggesting it has been sold.
✤Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
MAN/Enviro 300s 24118 and 24171 are now out of service at Carlisle and expected to be placed on the disposal list. They have been replaced by 22824 and 22890. We understand that the conversion of Dart SLF 35157 to a training vehicle here will not now take place. Due to lose its X6 branding on repaint is Scania/Enviro 400 15723.
Volvo B7RLE 21227 is still operating from Cambridge suggesting its transfer to Fenstanton has still to take place or has been cancelled.
Generic Gold livery is now carried by Scania/Enviro 400s 15765-77, whilst the advertising wrap for Megabus on Enviro 200 37008 has now been removed and the vehicle returned to corporate livery.
✤East Yorkshire Motor Services
The company has confirmed the same of two heritage fleet vehicles - Bedford OB 100 to Midland Bus and Coach and Bristol Lodekka 645 to the Bristol Omnibus Vehicle Collection. Other vehicles sold to Midland Bus & Coach are Mercedes 816 20 and Volvo B12Bs 71 and 72.
Due here are two new ADL Enviro 200MMCs, one 8.9m and the other a 10.8metre example.
✤Stagecoach North Scotland
A large number of vehicle movements have taken place here over the last few weeks.
Now allocated to Orkney are Optare Solo 476252 and Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 44025.
Only five of the 12 vehicles allocated to Tain at the start of the year remain there - Scania/Enviro 300s 28643/47/48/19 and Volvo B7R 53257. Transferred to the depot have been ADL Enviro 300 27916; Scania/Enviro 300 28604; Volvo B7R 53262; Volvo B12B 53115; Volvo B10M 52326; ADL Enviro 200s 36955 and 37256; Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 44020 and Scania/Levante 59218.
Transferred to Inverness have been ADL Enviro 300s 27588, 27805 and 27917 along with Scania/Enviro 300 28601/02/03/644/45/50.
Transferred to Aviemore are Volvo B7R 53283 and Optare Solo 47182 with Volvo B12B 53109 and Volvo B11R 54210 now at Caithness.
Optare Solo 47568 has been allocated to Macduff where it has displaced 47601 for transfer to Elgin.
Seasonal Reserve Tridents 18000 and 18068 are now allocated to Aberdeen with Stonehaven receiving Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 59617 and ADL Enviro 300 27101. Reserve Fleet Optare Solo 47178 is now in the main fleet at Peterhead where ADL Enviro 300s 27601 and 27602 are also allocated. Reserve Fleet 47167 is now at Elgin.
Volvo B7R/Wright Commuter 21201/02 have been sold.
Vehicles delicenced in the last month are Enviro 200 36954, Volvo B7Rs 53306/07 and 53335 along with Volvo B9R 53622.