Information posted on July 4th 2018 at 09:10
✤Stagecoach UK Bus
We are pleased to be able to summarise the Stagecoach UK Bus new vehicle order for the company’s 2018/19 financial year.
Stagecoach will be adding 267 new vehicles to its fleet in its' current financial year (2018/19).
161 are for regional operations with an additional ten vehicles for Megabus operations. The remainder will join the London-based fleet.
ADL secures the bulk of the order.
The biggest element of the regional order is for 94 MMC-model Enviro 400s, with 45 being finished to Gold specification. The midibus MMC Enviro 200 fleet will be boosted with one 8.9m model, and 14 10.8m versions. There are also 23 11.8m MMC Enviro 200 single decks in the order.
In a first for Stagecoach the company will also take delivery of nine ADL/BYD electric single decks for the Park & Ride operation in Guildford.
Nine further low entry Volvo B8RLE chassis with the Plaxton Panther LE bodywork will join the East Scotland fleet at Dunfermline, bringing the total number of the type operated to 19. Six of the new Plaxton Panorama vehicles on Volvo B11R chassis will join the West Scotland fleet at Ayr whilst ten Plaxton elite i-bodied Volvo B11Rs will update the Megabus fleet.
Six open top Wrightbus Gemini-bodied Volvo B5TLs are for the Cambridge Sightseeing operation operated by Stagecoach East.
Around a third of the regional order has already been delivered.
London operations will receive 96 vehicles with the 63 double decks being ADL 48v smart hybrids, for Barking and West Ham. 33 MMC Enviro 200s comprise a mix of 8.9 m, 9.7m and 10.8m variants.
Details of the order are as follows.
ADL Enviro 400 MMC (94)
10941-10970 Stagecoach South (Worthing)
10971-10981 Stagecoach East Midlands (Mansfield) (Pronto livery)
10982-10996 Stagecoach West (Swindon) (Gold Specification)
11101-11117 Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire (Gilmoss)
11118-11125 Stagecoach Yorkshire (Chesterfield) (Gold Specification)
11126-11138 Stagecoach Midlands (Kettering) (Gold Specification)
Volvo B5TL/Wright Gemini open top (6)
13808-13813 Stagecoach East (Cambridge) (City Sightseeing Cambridge)
ADL Enviro 200MMC 8.9m (1)
37467 Stagecoach South Wales (Porth)
ADL Enviro 200MMC 10.8m (14)
37468-37481 Stagecoach South West (Exeter)
ADL Enviro 200MMC 11.8m (23)
26112-26126 Stagecoach East Scotland (St Andrews)
26127-26134 Stagecoach North Scotland (Inverness/Moray)
ADL Enviro 200/BYD electric (9)
29101-29109 Stagecoach South (Guildford) (Guildford Park & Ride)
Volvo B8RLE/Plaxton Panther LE (9)
54511-54519 Stagecoach East Scotland (Dunfermline)
Volvo B11R/Plaxton Panorama (5)
50401-50405 Stagecoach West Scotland (Ayr)
Volvo B11R/Plaxton elite I (10)
54601-54610 (10 vehicles) Megabus Operations (Rugby/Cwmbran)
ADL Enviro 400MMC smart Hybrid (63)
11001-11016 Stagecoach London (Barking)
11017-11054 Stagecoach London (West Ham)
11055-11063 Stagecoach London (Barking)
ADL Enviro 200MMCs (various lengths/door configuration) (33)
37507-37513 Stagecoach London (Kangley Bridge)
37514-37525 Stagecoach London (Romford)
37526-37539 Stagecoach London (Rainham)
Enviro 400 Hybrid 12008 has returned to service here and has been repainted in corporate livery.
Former Norfolk Green Optare Solo 47909 is confirmed as being parked up at Cambridge depot.
Information posted on July 4th 2018 at 16:00
Dart SLF 34426 is confirmed as being in service at Peterborough.