Information posted on July 29th 2015 at 07:00
The stay of Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire Optare Solo SR 48002 at West Cumbria was short-lived and it has returned to Carlisle.
Further Tridents ousted from Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire are 18145/46/48 which have transferred to Stagecoach Manchester and are in the Reserve Fleet.
Stagecoach Manchester has reduced the number of withdrawn vehicles on its books with the sale of Spectras 13995/96 and MAN?ALX300s 22138/80-86, 22212/27/28. Tridents 17452, 17500/04/19/35 are now at Sharston (transferred from Hyde Road). MAN/ALX300 22391 has transferred from Hyde Road to Stockport where it has allowed 22819 to be transferred to the Reserve Fleet.
Updated on July 29th 2015 at 11:35
The recent transfer of the four Enviro 200s to Stagecoach Midlands has displaced at least two Optare Solos, 47123/24, which have been transferred to Stagecoach West Scotland.
Stagecoach West Scotland has put new Enviro 300s 27211-23 into service at Glasgow, with 27224-27 awaiting entry into service. Sold have been Dart SLFs 33078/79, MAN/ALX300s 22108/37/50, 22602 along with Volvo B10M (coach) 52026. The company reports that Dart SLF 33437 will be donated to a charity, whilst sales of Volvo Olympians 16728, 16852/54 are pending. Optare Solo 47505 has sustained collision damage and is expected to be withdrawn and sold. MAN/Enviro 300s into the Reserve Fleet are 22851/58/63/64/66/67. Enviro 200 37252 is transferred from Glasgow to Kilmarnock, whilst Optare Solo 47314 is now allocated to Ardrossan and similar 47559 is now allocated to Kilmarnock and 47913 to Dumfries.
Look out for the first Enviro 400s being released from Stagecoach Yorkshire in the next week and transferred to Stagecoach South East for service at Eastbourne.