July 1st 2019 @ 14:45: Ensign Bus dealership activity in June 2019 and our first views of former Stagecoach East open top Trident now with First in Edinburgh
With our usual thanks to Ross Newman at Ensign Bus we are able to detail the happenings at the Essex-based dealership during June 2019.
From Nottingham City Transport: Scania’s YN55NGZ/NGF/NGX/NGE/NGG/NGJ/NGU/NGV, YN07EYH/EYJ/EYK, YN08MLE/MLK, YT59OZN/OZO/OZP/OZR, YN06TGY
From Abellio: Volvo B7TL’s BX54DJV, BX55XLZ/XMB/XMO/XMZ/XNG/XNK/XNR/XNO/XNW, LF55CYZ/CYX/CYV.
From Bournemouth Yellow Buses: Volvo B7RLEs DX57REU/TVW
From ADL: Enviro 400 SN13CHZ.
From RATP London: Scania YP59ODS.
From Stagecoach London: Scania’s LX09AEA/ACJ/AEK/AEL/FZT, LX58CFJ/CFL
From Go North East: Scania’s FJ08KLF/KLS.
From Metroline: Enviro 400s LK07AZN/AZO/AZP/AZR; Trident LK05GGF/GGA
From Hedingham Buses: Trident W826NNJ.
From Go-Ahead London: Volvo B7TLs LX03ECW/ECY, PJ02RFE
From Metrobus: Scania’s YM55SXO/SXP/SXR, YN06JXW/JXX.
From Tower Transit: Volvo B9TLs BJ11EAA/EAC/EBM/EBN.
Optare Solo’s YJ66AOA/ANU/ANX/ANV: Faresaver, Chippenham, Wilts.
Enviro 400 LK55KKJ: Cronins Coaches, Cork, Eire, converted to half open top.
Volvo B7TL’s BX55XNL/XMG, BX54DJY: East Yorkshire, converted to half top.
Scania’s YP59OEN/OEO/OEV/OEX/OEW: Galleon Travel, Roydon, Essex.
Scania’s YN08MLF/MLJ: Dons Coaches, Dunmow, Essex.
Volvo B7RLE DX57REU: Wexford Bus, Wexford, Eire.
Scania YN56NVO: Runwood Green Farm, Maidstone.
Trident SN51SYH: Tendring Travel, Clacton, Essex.
Scania FJ08KLF: Acme Transport Services, Bishops’s Stortford, Essex.
RM1627: Dualway, Dublin.
Scania’s YN55NKJ/NHU: Grayscroft Coaches, Mablesthorpe, Lincs.
Scania’s YN55NGZ/NGX/NGF/NGE/NGG/NGJ: Johnsons Coaches, Worksop, Notts.
Scania’s YP59OEA/OEC/OED/OEE/OEF: Vision Bus, Bolton.
Volvo B7TL PJ02RFE: Red RM , Brentford.
Scania YN55NKT: Sabai Sabai SA , Brussels, Belgium
RML2745: Food on the move Caterers Ltd, Gloucester.
Optare Solos YN56AOM/AOR: WB Chambers, Maidstone.
Optare Solo’s YD63UZW/UZX/UZV: Brylaine Travel, Boston, Lincs.
Scania’s YN56NVB/NVE/NVF/NVG: Connnexions Buses, Harrogate.
The following have all gone to Shelton Motors for scrap: Darts KX06LYT, KM51BEO, SN03LEJ, SN51UAG; Volvo B7TLs W534WGH, LJ53BDF; Trident T802RFG; Optare Solo YJ56AOP
Enviro 200s 602/3/4 650: to Stephensons of Essex.
Volvo B9TL’s BJ11EAA/EBN into fleet which will become 133/134.
BCI Tri-axle LX19EAV/G as 405/406.
Five of the six former Cambridge Sightseeing open top Tridents that were sold to Ensign Bus - ACZ7489/92/93/94 and TSU640 - and subsequently sold to First Group are now receiving branding for the new First Group Edinburgh Tour. The sixth vehicle, TSU639, remains with Ensign Bus and is temporarily in the Ensign Bus operational fleet.
Stagecoach East Scotland
Dunfermline-based Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 44017 was reported parked up at Glenrothes depot this morning
Newly-acquired Volvo B7TL 890 is to full open top configuration and is confirmed as having has had Beachcomber branding applied.
Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire
ADL Enviro 400MMC 10534 has received ‘poppy’ and ‘Royal British Legion’ branding on a basic white livery.