June 28th 2019 @ 15:20: Another Optare Solo transferred from Stagecoach Midlands to Stagecoach Yorkshire and Astromega 50237 to become permanent Oxford Tube vehicle
Stagecoach North Scotland
The company has advised that Volvo B12B 53103 has been reinstated from the Reserve Fleet to the main fleet at Skye.
Stagecoach North East
Open top Trident 17645 has been delicenced and is undergoing repairs.
A further Scania/Enviro 300 gas vehicle to receive corporate livery is 28022.
We have been advised that Volvo B7RLEs 338-41 will not be delicenced and all four will be allocated to the main operational fleet at Hull. We have also been advised that Volvo B7TLs 582/84/85 will not be delicenced and instead will go on loan to Go North East.
Another Optare Solo transferred to Stagecoach Yorkshire is 47509.
Following repairs Tridents 18151 and 18407 along with Enviro 400 19085 and MAN/Enviro 300 22832 have returned to service at Northampton. Delicenced from Northampton for repairs is Trident 18153 whilst Enviro 200 36163 has transferred from Northampton to Leamington as a replacement for 36847 which is out of service for collision repairs.
The company has confirmed to us that it is the plan for former Megabus Van Hool Astromega 50237 to join the main Oxford Tube fleet. It had been on loan from Stagecoach South Wales but is now allocated here and is due to be repainted into Oxford Tube livery. The Peak Vehicle Requirement for the Oxford Tube remains at 20 from an allocation of 25 vehicles once 50237 is returned to service here.
Stagecoach Megabus/Joint Venture Operations
Now in service with South Gloucester Bus & Coach are former Van Hool Sleeper coaches 50302/08 which are now numbered SG46 and SG51.
Van Hool Astromega 50238 is now at Rugby being prepared for service.