Information uploaded on March 10 2016 at 09:30
Fleet changes at Stagecoach South East have seen Dart SLF 34620 allocated to Herne Bay, with 34439 moving to the Reserve Fleet. Volvo Olympian 16507 has transferred from Thanet to Folkestone where it has displaced Dart SLF 33176 to the Reserve Fleet. Dart SLF 33175 has moved to Ashford ousting 34790 to the Reserve Fleet. The remains of Dart SLF 34847 have been sold whilst vehicles now awaiting disposal are Volvo B10M 20614, Trident 17691 and Volvo Olympians 16012, 16364/80, 16740 and 16804. Changes to the training fleet have seen Volvo B10M (bus) 20614 withdrawn for disposal whilst Volvo B10M (coach) 52130 is now considered to be part of the Reserve Fleet. As a result 52498 has moved from Thanet to Ashford and 52614 from Thanet to Folkestone.
There has been a clear out of surplus MAN/ALX300s from Stagecoach North East with 22196-98, 22202/04/06/11, 22451/52/54-56/66/69/71/75, 22666-68/71 and 22733-35 sold to Alpha Recovery.
Information updated on March 10th 2016 at 11:30
Recent withdrawals for disposal at Stagecoach London are Tridents 17362 and 17419 along with Dart SLF 34366. Optare Versas 25301-04 are being prepared for transfer to the training fleet, whilst similar 25305-09 are for providing a float for the refurbishment programme. Trident 17818 has transferred from West Ham to Plumstead and 18219 from Leyton to Plumstead with Enviro 300s36268-75 moving from Plumstead to Barking. Tridents being returned to the leasing company are 17945-49/54/57/64-75.
Information updated on March 10 2016 at 13:55
It has been a quiet few weeks at Stagecoach South with the only fleet change reported being the allocation of Reserve Fleet Volvo Olympian 16590 to Chichester as a replacement for 16278, which is now for disposal and stored at Portsmouth.
Information updated on March 10 2016 at 15:25
Further to a couple of queries regarding a Fleet Ramblings earlier this week we can confirm that Enviro 400 19130 which has recently been transferred to Ashton depot joined the Stagecoach Manchester fleet a couple of years ago and was new to Stagecoach West.