Information posted on June 3rd 2015 at 08:15
Ross Newman at Ensign Bus has provided the following information on activity at the dealership during May 2015
From Brighton and Hove : Tridents T820RFG,Y852/866GCD.
From Dawson Rentals : Darts RN52ERU, KX03HZG.
From Aintree Coaches : Enviro 400 SN56AWW.
From Clockhouse Farm : Volvo B10BLE R258KRG.
From Stagecoach London : Tridents LX03BWW/BWY/BXA.
From Metroline : Tridents LR02BCK, LN51KYA, LK03GHV, LK03NKC, LK03NKD
From Wilts and Dorset : Solo’s V652/653DFX DAF SB120 YG52CEJ
From First Bus Stop : Olympian R271LGH.
Trident LX03BVW Darts Y364/366/374HMY : Galleon Travel, Frating, Essex.
Trident LX03BTZ : Brylaine Coaches, Boston, Lincs.
Merc 814’s WK51AVP, WK53BNA/BNB, WK04HSD, WK54BHN : Tyrone Commercials , Dungannon, Northern Ireland.
Volvo B7TL’s Y201/203/204/208/232NLK : London City Tours.
Volvo B10M’s M650BCD, P533ESA : Clockhouse Farm, Maidstone.
Solo YJ51ZVV : Liverpool City Tours.
Olympian M923PKN : Temple Hill School, Dartford.
Atlantean 724XUW : Seaford and District.
Tridents LN51KYO LK03GJF/GHD : First Bus Stop, Gravesend.
Darts Y359/362/371HMY : Geoff Ripley, Barnsley.
Dart KN52NFP : Watts Coaches, Bonvilston, Wales.
Volvo B7TL W467WGH : Sullivan Buses, South Mimms.
Darts KM02HGD/HFL : Servisair, Dublin.
Tridents WK51CAL LR02BCK, LN51KYA Volvo B7TL W905WGH : MC Tractors, Ely, for scrap.
Darts KW02CVS, YT51EAJ : Grant Palmer, Dunstable.
Volvo B7TL Y235NLK : Richardson Travel, Midhurst, W Sussex.
Tridents V532/533/537/539ESC : Aintree Coaches, Liverpool.
Dart KN52NFT : DA Coaches, Coatbridge.
Dart SK52OJD : Rambler Coaches, Hastings.
Former Midland Red D9 5415 (EHA415D) which was sold by Wheels/Midland Red Coaches earlier this year is now with the Big Red Bus Company in Liverpool. It was recently used for a Radio City promotion. Also with this operator is the ex-Stockport Leyland PD that was also owned by Wheels/Midland Red Coaches.
Update posted on June 3rd 2015 at 14:45
Stagecoach South West has confirmed that the only fleet change in the last month has been the return of Enviro 400 19065 from Supertram duties in Sheffield. It has returned to the allocation at Exeter.
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire has received a further two Optare Solo SRs at Carlisle - 47954 (YJ15AEE) and 47955 (YJ15AEF). We can also now confirm that the correct registration for 47956 is YJ15AEG and not as previously reported.
At Stagecoach South East the cull of Volvo Olympians has continued and we are advised that 16273 has been sold to Ensign, whilst a further nine Olympians are now for disposal - 16024, 16285/86/99, 16356/63/70/87, 16503. Also for disposal is Volvo B10M 52094 which had been used as a mobile classroom. Other reported changes here have seen Olympian 16014 transferred from Folkestone to Ashford, with 16773 moving from Ashford to Folkestone. Former Stagecoach London Tridents 17553/82/85 are now allocated to Herne Bay. Volvo B10M 20644 is now for disposal with 20676 now in the Reserve Fleet at Eastbourne. Dart SLF 33099 has transferred from Eastbourne to Hastings, being replaced at Eastbourne by MAN/ALX300 22192. MAN/ALX300 22194 has transferred from the Reserve Fleet to Ashford and Dart SLF 34435 has transferred from Hastings to Herne Bay. The remaining Optare Solo allocated to Herne Bay, 47163, has been placed in the Reserve Fleet.