Information posted on July 24th 2018 at 16:00
✤Stagecoach East Midlands
The Dart SLFs being converted to training buses here retain 33 seats and also have an instructors seat fitted over the nearside wheel arch. Tridents 17724/27 have been sold to AH Hardwick.
Following the withdrawal of Royston service 26, the outstation at Royston (which used vehicles from Cambridge) has closed. Royston is now served by an extension of the Busway A route.
✤Stagecoach South West
Look out for MAN/Enviro 300 24148 re-entering service here in a pink/purple-based version of the Stagecoach livery with promotional branding for Cancer Research UK.
Transferred here from Stagecoach West Scotland are MAN/Enviro 300s 22851/55/57/62, which are being prepared for service. Volvo B10M training bus 20982, which had been on loan here, has been returned to Stagecoach Manchester.
Enviro 200s 36918/19 are now allocated to Chichester but 37272 is now in the Reserve Fleet awaiting re-allocation. WE understand that Optare Solo 47538 has been sold.
✤Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Trident 18140 is now undergoing repairs and has been replaced at Barrow by 18360, whilst 18374 has been transferred to Stagecoach West Scotland.
MAN/Enviro 300s 24169/71 are now in the Reserve Fleet at Morecambe. The Optare Solo used as an Information Bus here, 47881, is now out of use and being used for component recovery prior to disposal.
A number of Enviro 400s were on loan to Stagecoach Yorkshire last weekend to operate Supertram Replacement services during a strike by tram staff. Vehicles advised as being on loan were 19184, 19223/65/68/69/93 and 19328.
In a reversal of what we have come to expect from vehicle re-allocations, Manchester has received cascaded Enviro 400s from Stagecoach Yorkshire with the transfer of 19562/63/64/65, which are now in the Reserve Fleet here.
Sold to PVS are Volvo B7RLEs 21238/42 and MAN/ALX300s 22092 and 22093.