Information posted on July 28th 2017 at 10:20
The planned sale of Optare Solo 47214 did not take place and its remains here awaiting disposal. Vehicles that have been sold are Volvo B7Rs 53223/33/40/43/44/45. Vehicles back in service are Enviro 200s 36048/49 at Elgin, Volvo B11 54256 at Peterhead and Volvo B7R 53321 at Macduff. Volvo B11 54252 is now out of service for modifications. MAN/Enviro 300 22779 is now in the Reserve Fleet at Stonehaven and Volvo B7R 53274 has transferred from the operational fleet at Insch to the Reserve Fleet at Aberdeen.
The two Wrightbus Commuter-bodied Volvo B7Rs 21201/02 are being prepared for cascade within Stagecoach UK Bus and we understand that this could be to Stagecoach East Midlands.
Volvo B7R 53311 and Optare Solo 47254 have been scrapped here. Trident 18000 is out of service at Inverness for repairs and has been replaced by Enviro 400 19176. Volvo B7R 53264 has transferred from the Reserve Fleet to Thurso.
✤Stagecoach East Scotland
Volvo B7TLs 16933/36 are withdrawn from Blairgowrie and are now for disposal whilst transferred from Glenrothes to the Reserve Fleet are Volvo B9TLs 16950/54/56/59. Also now for disposal here is Trident 17293 (from the Rennies fleet) along with Dart SLFs 34587, 34604/94 and 34736.
Tridents 18015 (from Perth) and 18016 (following seat belt fitment) are now at Blairgowrie. Glenrothes now has Enviro 400s 19310/11/13/14 and 19894/98 on its allocation with 19547/48 now at Arbroath.
East Lancs-bodied MANs 22502/05 are further vehicles of the type to be transferred to the training school.
Out of service at Perth are MAN/Enviro 300s 22569/77 whilst Optare Versas 25254/55 are now allocated to Dunfermline. Scania 24008 has been sold to John Kearns. Now allocated to Enviro 300s 27606/07/08/10/11 whilst Scania/Enviro 300 285678 has returned to service at St Andrews. Enviro 200 36194 has transferred from Dunfermline to St Andrews.
Former Van Hool Sleepers 50307/08 are now allocated to the Rennies fleet at Cowdenbeath.
Optare Solo SRs 47873 and 47959 are now in service at St Andrews where they have displaced 47367/92 to the Reserve Fleet. Solo 47212 has transferred from Arbroath to Blairgowrie. 47183 from Glenrothes is now for disposal being replaced by 47167 from the Reserve Fleet whilst 47178 from St Andrews is also now in the Reserve Fleet.
✤Stagecoach West Scotland
Reported by Stagecoach East Scotland as transferred here on loan are Enviro 300s 27128/40 and 27552.
Information posted on July 28th 2017 at 11:00
Following the entry into service of the four Enviro 400MMCs, 15291-94, at Fenstanton, Scania/Enviro 400s 15456/57/58/59 have been transferred from Fenstanton, where they had been on loan, to the Reserve Fleet at Cambridge. Also in the Reserve Fleet at Cambridge is Optare Solo 47659.
Information posted on July 28th 2017 at 16:00
Gold-spec Scania/Enviro 400 15748 has returned to service at Kettering, ousting Trident 18128 to the Reserve Fleet. At Northampton Tridents 18102/27/49 are now in the Reserve Fleet with Enviro 400s 19091 and 19129 transferring over from Rugby. Also now at Northampton are Optare Solos 47518 from the Reserve Fleet and 47654 from Nuneaton. Nuneaton has received MAN/Enviro 200 39698 as a replacement. Dart 34499, which had been delicenced, is now for disposal. Volvo Olympian 16685 has been donated to Bushbury Lane Academy and Optare Solo 47409 has been returned to Northampton County Council. Optare Solo 47406 is earmarked for Stagecoach West but it is believed that it will be for component recovery only.