March 11th 2019 @ 16:30: Reserve Fleet status at Stagecoach South West and new E400MMCs for East Scotland
Stagecoach East Scotland
In the course of delivery and entry into service from Aberhill are 16 ADL Enviro 400MMCs, 11176-91. Observed in service so far are 11176/77/78.
It is now understood that withdrawn Trident 18343 is at an external location in Wisbech rather that in King’s Lynn. Thanks to members of the Anglia & Thames Valley Bus Forum for the confirmation.
Former Bedford Reserve Fleet Dart SLF 34425 is now at Peterborough and awaiting preparation for entry into service.
Stagecoach South West
W understand a start has been made on the Euro6 engine conversion for the MAN/Enviro 300 fleet here with 24140 being observed this morning heading north on the M5 (believed to be to ADL Anston for modification).
Optare Solo 47084 has returned to Plymouth after a period on loan at Barnstaple whilst similar 47692, from the Torquay allocation, has been reported parked up recently at Exeter.
Optare Solos 47094/95, 47102/04/05/08/09 are delicenced and parked up at Plymouth whilst also parked up at Plymouth is the Strategic Reserve Fleet - Dart SLFs 34406/07/08/09, 34609/14/86/89, 34821/22. Volvo B12B 54074 is a Reserve vehicle for the Falcon service.
Dart SLF Reserve Fleet vehicles on loan to depots are 34612 at Torquay, 34610/87 at Plymouth, 34725/29 at Exeter and 34613 at Barnstaple. Dart SLF 34607 is now in the main fleet at Barnstaple.