Information posted on January 9th 2018 at 09:30
Delivery of the ten Gold-specification Scania/Enviro 400MMCs for Swindon has now started. They are 15340-49 and the booked registrations are YP67XBN/O/R/S/T/U/V/W/X/Y. They are understood to be for service 55 (Swindon-Chipenham) and will displace 15730-36 which are due for transfer elsewhere in Stagecoach West.
The fleet upgrade here is expected to see the remaining main fleet Tridents go into Reserve pending cascade with Stagecoach East Scotland a likely recipient.
✤Stagecoach West Scotland
The entry into service of the new ADL Enviro 400MMCs (10906-32) here will displace older Scania/Enviro 400s which we understand will move to Stagecoach East Scotland (15587, 15624-33/35), Stagecoach West (15636-43) and Stagecoach Yorkshire (15644-47).
Dart SLF 34879 has lost its Peterborough Citi branding on repaint.
✤Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire
Reserve Fleet Enviro 400s 19034/38/39/41/43/44 are now allocated to Gillmoss, whilst Reserve Fleet Dart SLF 34183 is now allocated to Chester. Further Tridents reported by the company as due for transfer to Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire are 18356 and 18359. Chester-allocated Enviro 19046 is currently out of service for repairs. Scania L94UBs sold are 28538/47/48/49 and 28552.
Information posted on January 8th 2018 at 10:30
✤Stagecoach South Wales
A large number of fleet changes have taken place here following the entry into service of the 11.8m Gold-specification ADL Enviro 200MMCs (26178-201) at Porth. We understand that 26178-97 carry branding for services 120/130. The resultant fleet changes have removed Dart SLFs from the main fleet allocations at Aberdare, Porth and Caerphilly.
Enviro 200s re-allocated are 36843-50 now at Aberdare, 36851-54 now at Blackwood and 36772-77 along with 36841 now at Caerphilly.
Dart SLFs now in the Reserve Fleet are 35198 at Blackwood, 34529 and 34748 at Merthyr along with 34522 at Cwmbran with 34673/77 being earmarked for conversion to training vehicles.
Fifteen Dart SLFs have been ousted from main fleet service and are now for disposal here: 34490, 34503/04/08/23/55, 34644/69/70/72/74/76/78, 34749/52.
Optare Solos 47293 and 47757 are currently delicenced here.
Information posted on January 8th 2018 at 15:10
✤Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Trident 17683, which transferred here from Stagecoach East Midlands for component recovery is now for disposal whilst on loan Mercedes Sprinter 80038 is now allocated to Kendal.
✤Stagecoach South East
TransBus Enviro 300 27522 remains allocated to Eastbourne and the company now shows 27516/18/19 as being stood down for conversion to driver training vehicles.
Dart SLFs 34790 and 34799, which has been listed for disposal are transferred to the Reserve Fleet at Ashford (34790) and Hastings (34799). Dart SLF 34497 is now for disposal here.