Information posted on July 6th 2015 at 12:15
Stagecoach Midlands has now registered its five Van Hool TX21 Altano LHD coaches with UK registrations. 55011-15 now carry registrations KX14HSV/U/O, KX14HTV/U/T. The company has also confirmed that the four Enviro 200s received from Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire, 37109-12, will be allocated to Northampton to replace a similar number of Optare Solos. Former United Counties Volvo Olympian 16684 has been donated to St Nicholas School, Old Marston. The allocation of MAN/ALX300 22374 to Leamington was short-lived as it is now back in the Reserve Fleet, whilst Stratford gets its first Enviro 200 with 36951 transferred from Leamington. Enviro 400 19010 is back in service at Northampton. Into the Reserve Fleet from Northampton is Optare Solo 47036, with Leamington’s 47034 and Stratford’s 47010 also now in the Reserve Fleet. Solo 47038 has returned to service at Rugby with Dart SLF 34491 going into reserve. Nuneaton has Optare Solo 47128 back in service as a result of Enviro 200 47128 requiring accident repairs. Finally at Stagecoach Midlands the Scania/Levante 59301-05 are all now in the main Megabus fleet.
Sold from Stagecoach East Scotland to B. Devlin are Volvo Olympian 16067 and MAN/ALX300 22603. Transferred to the Reserve Fleet at Perth is Volvo Olympian 16073 whilst open top Trident is back in use for the summer season at St Andrews. Enviro 400 19895 is back in service at Cowdenbeath allowing similar 19557 to transfer to Perth. Also now in the Reserve Fleet is MAN/ALX300 22275. In use on Rail Replacement work are 22350/72, 22574/77/79 and 53248/59. Several MAN/ALX300s are awaiting disposal – 22153/66/69/73, 22252/55/79, 22604 and 22917.
Stagecoach South West is taking delivery of new Slimline Optare Solos with the company reporting 48003-10/12 (YH15ADV/X/Z, AEA, ABF/K/N/O/X) being recorded as having arrived.
Three Stagecoach in Norfolk vehicles were reported at Stagecoach East’s Bedford depot last week and it is expected that 25122/30 and 47895 will all be repainted into corporate Stagecoach livery.