Now in the Reserve Fleet here are Tridents 18411/12 from Ashton, 18372 from Sharston and 18365 from Stockport. The company also records 18326 as in the Reserve Fleet here from Stockport but we understand it may be in service at Wigan.
Enviro 400 19402 has transferred to Sharston whilst sold is Trident 18290.
Now in the Reserve Fleet are Tridents 17735 and 17736 (at Aldershot) and Dart SLFs 34631 along with 35259/60 at Winchester with 34518 at Chichester and 34629 at Winchester.
Reserve Fleet Enviro 200 36440 from Basingstoke is now transferred and allocated to Aldershot whilst Enviro 300 27648 is on loan from Chichester to Worthing.
Previously unrecorded by us are Enviro 400s 19079/96 allocated to Andover and Tridents 18504/13 at Winchester.
Finally, the company no longer lists the following Dart SLFs as being part of the fleet and are presumed sold - 34417, 34519/31, 34608/30/34/37 and 34858
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Repaints last week included Mercedes Citaro 0530N/Mercedes Citaro 5289 (NK08 CGE) into the 2019 fleet livery.
Scania L94UB/Wright Solar 5231 (NK55 OLJ) and 5232 (NK55 OLM), previously float/reserve vehicles, have now transferred from Deptford to Riverside, forming part of the main fleet allocation, allowing 5221 (NK54 NVU) and 5222 (NK54 NVV) to be withdrawn from service at Riverside.
A number of Scania L94UB/Wright Solar have been sold. These are:
4949 (NK51 OLP) for scrap to Alpha Recovery, Weetslade
4990 (YN51 MKX) for scrap to Alpha Recovery, Weetslade
5220 (NK54 NVT) to GEM Travel, Tanfield Lea
5221 (NK54 NVU) to Southdown PSV, Copthorne
5222 (NK54 NVV) to Southdown PSV, Copthorne
5225 (NK54 NVY) to GEM Travel, Tanfield Lea
5227 (NK54 NWA) to PRC (1) Limited
New Volvo B11RT/Caetano Levante 3 coaches, 7145 – 7149 (BV69 KPF/KPG/KPJ/KPK/KRD), have now entered service at Chester-le-Street. This has allowed Volvo B9R/Caetano Levante coaches 7105 (BF63 ZPV), 7106 (BF63 ZPW), 7108 (BF63 ZPZ), 7110 (BF63 ZRC) and 7111 (BF63 ZRY) to be taken out of service at Chester-le-Street. They are being used on Rail Replacement each weekend until 3 March 2020, with two stored and maintenance carried out at Deptford Depot during the week.
The company reports the following information from week ending 29thDecember 2019:
Repaints included Scania N94UD/East Lancs OmniDekka 6126 (GX03 SUY) into the 2019 fleet livery.
Which has also transferred from Saltmeadows to Riverside, in exchange for similar 6131 (YN04 GJE) which is now allocated to Saltmeadows.
Scania L94UB/Wright Solar 5230 (NK55 OLH), previously a float/reserve vehicle, now forms part of the main fleet allocation at Deptford, following the end of the Ferry Replacement contract which it was operating previously. This has displaced Optare Versa V1110/Optare 8299 (NK09 FUY) to Riverside.
The earlier transfer of Volvo B7TL/Plaxton President 6931 (LX54 GZV), paired with this week’s transfer of 8299 (NK09 FUY), has allowed for the withdrawal of Scania L94UB/Wright Solar 5220 (NK54 NVT) and 5225 (NK54 NVY) from Riverside which have both now been sold (see above).