Information uploaded on March 15th 2016 at 10:45
A further Optare Versa to transfer from Stagecoach South Wales to Stagecoach West is 25206, which is reported to have arrived at Gloucester. Look out for 25205 and 25216 also transferring to Stagecoach West.
Stagecoach West has several vehicles on loan for the Cheltenham Races operation. Of note are Tridents 17636/37 from Stagecoach Manchester which after the races will transfer to Stagecoach South East. Likewise Tridents 17703/05/06 from Stagecoach South West will transfer after use to Stagecoach East Scotland.
News from Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire reports the return of Optare Solo 47721 from Morecambe to Carlisle with similar 47474 and 47722 expected to transfer from Kendal to Carlisle this week. Moving from Carlisle to Kendal will be Enviro 200 37123 for the 555 Shuttle service. MAN/Enviro 300 22597 has been repainted and has lost its service 30/31 branding, whilst Scania/Enviro 400 15223 is out of service with accident damage. Enviro 200 37124 has been repainted at Carlisle and was the first vehicle to be repainted following the area’s flooding at the end of last year.
Stagecoach East Midlands launched its Marie Curie Daffodil Bus (Scania/Enviro 400 15653) at Lincoln Cathedral yesterday (See out blog for more details).