Information posted on January 18th 2018 at 15:30
We understand that the Enviro 400 19706 may be a permanent addition to the Bedford fleet, as opposed to a loan from the Reserve Fleet at Peterborough.
✤Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire
Enviro 400 19569 has returned to service at Chester following repaint.
✤Stagecoach South East
New Scania/Enviro 400MMCs 15331-39 are allocated to Hastings with 15328/29/30 at Eastbourne. Scania/Enviro 400s 15772/73 have transferred from Hastings to Eastbourne with 15774-80 transferred from Hastings to Herne Bay. We understand that the vehicles transferred to Herne Bay have allowed former London Tridents 17553/82/85/87 and 17590 along with Volvo B9TLs 16950/55 to be stood down and transferred to the Reserve Fleet. We also understand that the remaining TransBus Enviro 300s at Eastbourne, 27517/20/21/22/23, are now being stood down for conversion to training vehicles, although some may continue to be used in service in the short term.
Dart SLFs 34441 (Folkestone) and 34444 (Eastbourne) have transferred to the Reserve Fleet.
✤Stagecoach West Scotland
A further Scania/Enviro 400 to depart here for Stagecoach West is 15641.
The two Scania saloons received in December 2017, YN56NNE/G, were not direct from Stagecoach Midlands although they had been operated previously by Stagecoach. They were owned by Warwickshire County Council and were latterly operated by Johnsons of Henley in Arden.
✤Stagecoach East Midlands
The first of the ten Enviro 200MMCs for Lincoln, SN67WUX, has arrived - fleet number to be confirmed. All ten are expected to be in service from January 28th with the launch of the Lincoln Simplibus network and the opening of the new Central Bus Station in the City.