A further Scania/Enviro 400 here from Stagecoach West is 15642, which is parked at Bedford depot. It is expected that 15637/41 will transfer later this week with 15640 moving here once a repaint has been completed at Gloucester.
An update to our recent post on vehicles on loan here during the recent Cheltenham race meeting. A further vehicle on loan was Enviro 400 19886 from Stagecoach South which makes 58 vehicles on loan, although on the busiest race day (Friday 15thMarch) only 57, as previously reported, were used.
Stagecoach East Scotland
Glenrothes-allocated tri-axle Volvo B13R 54105 has had ‘eXpress city connect’ branding removed.
Go North East
Optare Solo M710SE fleet number 709 (WK58 EAJ) has been repainted black and given a promotional livery for the European Rugby Challenge Cup and European Rugby Continental Shield which will be held on the 10th/11th May 2019.
709 will transport the trophies along with staff, volunteers and the Newcastle Falcon’s official mascot Stephen the Seahorse to events between Friday 22 March and 14 April 2019.
Journeying from Middlesbrough to Newcastle, up to Berwick and the Scottish Borders, the Tour will give fans the opportunity to have photographs taken with the trophies - and be in with a chance to win tickets to the finals. In total the silverware will visit 12 schools, 11 rugby clubs, 11 community/public events, five businesses and major sporting fixtures at Newcastle United FC, Middlesbrough FC, Newcastle Eagles basketball, Newcastle Falcons and the Melrose Sevens.
Open Top Volvo B7TL 6000 which was acquired from East Yorkshire is confirmed as being in the process of receiving the new corporate livery.
Volvo B9TL Wright Gemini 2 6104 (NL63 YJG) is the latest to be returned from refurbishment at Blackburn-based Bus & Coach World in the blue and silver livery for the Cobalt Clipper 309/310 services, while Optare Solo SR 681 (NK66 CWW) has been repainted pink.