Information posted on July 27th 2018 at 10:30
✤Stagecoach West Scotland
Optare Solos 47495 and 47496 are now in the Reserve Fleet at Ardrossan, being replaced by 47822 from the Reserve Fleet and 47842 transferred from Ayr. ADL Enviro 27226 has transferred from Cumbernauld to Ayr whilst 27715-18/20-22 and 27770-73, recently transferred here from Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire have been allocated to Ayr. Also at Ayr are Optare Solos 47838/39 and 48022. All the remaining MAN/Enviro 300s are Ayr have been stood down from the main fleet with 22854 in the Reserve Fleet at Ayr and 22859 in the Reserve Fleet at Kilmarnock. 22850/52/58 are pending transfer to Stagecoach South. Similar 22864/65/66 have been transferred to Stagecoach Highlands.
Van Hool Astromegas 50210/06/25 are on loan to Stagecoach Yorkshire for Rail Replacement work with 50239 and 50242 now in service from Kilmarnock. Re-registrations here are 50240 to WLT917 and 50242 to 511OHO.
The two Optare Solos at Cumbernauld have been taken out of service with 47360 now for disposal and 47388 earmarked for use as a staff shuttle vehicle at Ardrossan.
Enviro 200s 36147 and 36148 have transferred from Ayr to Dumfries displacing MAN/ALX300 22386 and Dart SLF 35239 to the Reserve Fleet there. Volvo B7R 53319 has transferred from Arran to the Reserve Fleet at Kilmarnock.
Optare Solos 47826/27 and 47981/82 have been taken out of service and are awaiting return to Strathclyde Transport.
✤Stagecoach North Scotland
The closure of Fort William depot is now complete with Enviro 300 27914 transferring to Inverness, Volvo B7R 53333 to Aviemore and Optare Solo SRs 47812 and 47813 to Orkney where they have been joined by 47811 from Inverness. Reserve Fleet Enviro 400 19372 is back in service at Inverness whilst also now at Inverness is Dart SLF 35195.
Volvo B7RLE 21207 and Volvo B7R 53294 are out of use for repairs at Skye and have been replaced by Volvo B7Rs 53262 and 53312, the latter transferred from Aviemore where it has been replaced by 53333.
Out of use for repairs at Orkney are Enviro 300 27623 and MAN/Enviro 300 22790. Enviro 400 19558 from Buchan, Volvo B7R 53268 from Aberdeen and Scania/Enviro 300 28644 from Tain are also out of use for repairs.
Enviro 300 27805 has transferred from Inverness to Aviemore.
The three MAN/Enviro 300s transferred here from Stagecoach West Scotland, 22864/65/66, are being prepared for service on Orkney.
Vehicles scrapped are Dart SLFs 34726 and 34796 along with Optare Solo 47482.
Optare Solo 47489 is back in service at Buchan and similarly Enviro 200 36202 is back at Inverness but 36048 from Inverness is currently out of service for repairs.
✤Stagecoach Megabus/Joint Venture Operations
Volvo B13R 54101, transferred here from the Rennies Fleet at Stagecoach East Scotland is at Inverness where it is covering for Volvo B12R 53103 which is out of service for repairs.
✤Stagecoach South West
Tridents 18393/95 returned yesterday to Plymouth after loan at Exeter with 18397 expected to return to Plymouth today.
Reserve Fleet vehicles now allocated to Exeter are Dart SLF 34725 and Optare Solo 47093, whilst Optare Solos 47099 and 47597 have been stood down from the main fleet at Torquay to the Reserve Fleet.
✤Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Reserve Fleet Dart 34688 has now been transferred from Carlisle to Morecambe for conversion into a driver trainer.
Information posted on July 27th 2018 at 16:00
✤Stagecoach North East
Former Volvo B10M training vehicle 20550 has been sold to Ensign Bus, whilst a reduction in summer school holiday vehicle requirement at Walkergate has seen Enviro 400 19434 go on loan to Slatyford with 19443 on loan to South Shields.
✤Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Look out for ‘White Lady’ open top Trident 17012 appearing on Lakes route 78 (Seatoller-Keswick) during the next week following its temporary allocation to West Cumbria.