Information uploaded on January 26th 2016 at 13:25
At Stagecoach West Scotland, Optare Solo 47460 has transferred to Dumfries from Kilmarnock and is being used on the 221 Sanquhar local services. The 221 is now operated from Dumfries depot, having briefly passed to Kilmarnock following the closure of Cumnock depot. TransBus Enviro 300 27623 has been transferred from the Reserve Fleet back to Stranraer depot having received major engine repairs, it has also been re-trimmed and repainted. Following transfer back to Stagecoach West Scotland from Stagecoach East Scotland, Volvo B12B 53114 which was placed into the Reserve Fleet and stored at Dumfries is now in service from Dumfries depot although transfer elsewhere within Stagecoach UK Bus is expected.
At Stagecoach North East, Richard Smiles reports that Slatyford-allocated Dennis Dart SLF 35187 was extensively damaged by Fire last Friday (January 22nd) in West Denton, Newcastle.
East Yorkshire Motor Services has reported that former Whittles coach 88 (FJ11GKC), has been returned to Hull after a period on loan to National Express Operations and has been renumbered to 91 and allocated to the Hull National Express Unit. It would appear that the plans to renumber this batch of vehicles from the Whittles fleet series of 84-89 to 91-96 in that order never took place and 84-87 and 89 and still referred to by their former Whittles fleet numbers.