Information posted on February 9th 2018 at 13:00
✤Stagecoach North East
Walkergate based Volvo B10M Driver Training Vehicle 20550 has now been withdrawn from service & has been moved to Sunderland for disposal, whilst sister 20552 has also been withdrawn from Driver Training service at South Shields, and is also awaiting disposal. MAN/ALX300 22071 has now entered service as a Driver Training Vehicle at South Shields, following completion of its conversion.
Withdrawn for disposal from Chesterfield are former Stagecoach London Dart SLFs 34363/64/65, which have been replaced by 35113/14/15 transferred from Barnsley. Also transferred to Chesterfield is Enviro 200 37102 from Rawmarsh, which itself has been replaced by 11.8m Enviro 200MMC 26023 transferred from Barnsley. Transfers into the Reserve Fleet are MAN/ALX300 22437 at Barnsley and Dart SLF 34724 at Ecclesfield. Optare Solos now withdrawn for disposal are 47063/64 from Chesterfield.
✤Stagecoach East Scotland
Trident 18082 has transferred from Aberhill to the Rennies fleet, being replaced by 18100 which has moved from St Andrews. Volvo B9TLs 16953/57 are in the Reserve Fleet from Aberhill being replaced in the operational fleet by Enviro 19660/61 which have been transferred from St Andrews.
The company is reported that Enviro 300 27598, recently transferred from Stagecoach Manchester, has been transferred to the Stagecoach UK Bus ‘Heritage’ fleet, whilst the other two transferred are now allocated to Perth (27599) and Blairgowrie (27600). Reserve Fleet Optare Solo 47168 is allocated to Perth as a replacement for 47223 which has been scrapped. Further Tridents transferred here from Stagecoach South West are now in service with 18131 at Perth and 18072/75/79/82 with the Rennies fleet. The Rennies fleet also has former Reserve Fleet Trident 17708 on its books.
Three of the Scania/Enviro 400s transferred here from Stagecoach West Scotland, 15587 and 15622/23, have been allocated to St Andrews, whilst Volvo B13R 54101 also transferred here from Stagecoach West Scotland is now part of the Rennies fleet.
Tridents taken out of service with the Rennies fleet and now for disposal are 17330/94, 17408/32/33 are now for disposal. Withdrawn Tridents 17378/80 and 17435 have been sold to JMB Travel.
Dart SLF 35238 at Blairgowrie is currently out of service for repairs.
✤Stagecoach Megabus/Joint Venture Operations
Volvo B12B 54070 has been reported by Stagecoach East Scotland as being transferred to Stagecoach South West.
Van Hool Altanos 55008/09/10/11/12/13/15/16 and Volvo B11Rs 55021/22 are now in the operational fleet at South Gloucester Bus and Coach. Details of their South Gloucester fleet numbers are awaited.
Volvo B12Bs 54052 (from Stagecoach East Midlands), where it has been part of the Rail Replacement Unit and 54077/79 from the Megabus Reserve Fleet at Rugby (although latterly on loan to Stagecoach South West for the Megabus operation at Plymouth) are being allocated to Stagecoach Yorkshire at Barnsley for MegabusPlus operations.
Information posted on February 9th 2018 at 15:15
New Gold-specification Enviro 11.8m 200MMCs 26202-08 have now been delivered, with 26209-26 to follow.
Reserve Fleet Dart SLF 34627 is now confirmed as being at Rugby.
Trident 17844 is now allocated to Barking with Enviro 400s 19810/13/15 back in service at Romford following refurbishment. New Enviro 200MMCs at Bromley are 37501-06, whilst 36458 is also back in service there. Tridents stood down from service at Bromley are 17844/45, 18215 and 18485-93 with all being held as cover for late delivery of new vehicles. Now at Plumstead are Enviro 400s 10204/06 and 19748 along with Enviro 400 Hybrid 12304. Following refurbishment Enviro 400 19831 is back at Rainham and Scania Omnicity 15047/98 and Enviro 200 36352 are back at West Ham.
Additional Tridents for disposal here are 17788, 17993 and 18480.
Out of service for refurbishment are:
Enviro 400s - 19772/95/99, 19811/33/53
Scania - 15038/97, 15120
Enviro 200s - 36313/57, 36544