June 27th 2019 @ 15:55: Clear out of withdrawn MANs at Stagecoach Yorkshire and Optare Versa scrapped at Stagecoach East Scotland
Previously unreported by us is the repaint of Scania/East Lancs 15403 from Corby Star livery into corporate livery.
Scania/Enviro 400 15650 has received an red-based all over advert for Cirencester Sixth Form College. It retains corporate livery on the front.
Stagecoach North Scotland
Transfers to the Reserve Fleet are Volvo B12B 53103 (at Skye); Volvo B7R 53338 and Trident 18001 (at Inverness); Volvo B7Rs 53331/39 (at Caithness); Volvo B9TL 16954 (at Aberdeen) and Optare Solos 47178 and 47235 (at Peterhead).
Transfers reported from Inverness to Tain are ADL Enviro 300 27917; Volvo B7R 53270 and Scania/Levante 59217.
Reserve Fleet Enviro 200s 36206 and 37258 have returned to the main fleet at Inverness as has Volvo B7R 53306 following repairs. Volvo B11R 54825 has transferred from Elgin to Aberdeen.
Vehicles taken out of service for repairs are Enviro 36203 (from Inverness); Enviro 300 27111 (from Insch) and Volvo B7R 53278 (from Aviemore).
Accident damaged Enviro 36954 is to be scrapped whilst now omitted from the official fleet card are Trident 18345 and Volvo B12B 54046 which are assumed to have been sold/scrapped.
Enviro 400s 19178/79, on loan here from Stagecoach Manchester for Supertram replacement work are now listed by the company as in the Reserve Fleet at Ecclesfield.
Scania/Enviro 300 28678 is now allocated to Rawmarsh following refurbishment whilst Enviro 400MMC 10655 is now at Chesterfield as a result of Scania/East Lancs 15412 being under repair. Also receiving repairs is Scania/Enviro 400 15694 from Ecclesfield.
‘Buses’ magazine reports that Sheffield route 2 branding has been removed from Scania/Enviro 400 15718/19.
A clear out of withdrawn vehicles here has seen MAN/ALX300s 22083 along with 22421/22/27/29/31/32/33/40/48 sold to A H Hardwick (Dealer).
Stagecoach East Scotland
The return to service of Enviro 300 27118 at Perth has seen 27599 returned to the Reserve Fleet. Enviro 400 10005 has returned to service at Blairgowrie with 10002 now undergoing refurbishment. Reserve Fleet Enviro 300 27613 has been allocated to Glenrothes with Volvo B9R 53701 transferred from Glenrothes to Dunfermline. Also now on the books at Dunfermline is Enviro 400 19062 whilst St Andrews has former Reserve Fleet Optare Solo 47228 as a replacement for Optare Versa 25215 which has been scrapped.
Former Stagecoach London Scania Omnicitys 15059/63 will not be used here and have been used for component recovery.