East Yorkshire Motor Services has become the latest operator to take ADL E40D/ADL Enviro 400 MMC demonstrator YX64VOO on loan. It will be operated by EYMS until April 2nd 2015. It has been allocated EYMS fleet number 134 and is in silver livery with demonstrator lettering.
Stagecoach Yorkshire has re-registered a further ex Stagecoach London Trident. 17569 now carries registration RHE353, previously it was registered LV52HFA. Further vehicles in this fleet to lose route branding on repaint are 22431/35/36/41 and 47317.
Look out for Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire transferring Trident 18380 and MAN 22956 from West Cumbria to Morecambe in the next few weeks. A Volvo Olympian reinstated to service is 16118 which has been allocated to West Cumbria, whilst ADL E40D/Enviro 400 10030 is expected to be transferred to Stagecoach Manchester, but will then go on loan to Stagecoach Yorkshire for Supertram replacement works, which will require 17 buses and will start on March 28th.
Also look out for a large number of MAN/Enviro 300s being cascaded to Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire to replace MAN/ALX300s. A large number of Optare Solos in this fleet are now in the later-style livery with the white front. These are: 47005-07/17/21/22/56/57/59-62, 47130-39/43/44/46/47/49, 47474, 47721/22/30/31/53/54, 47884, 47921.