March 27th 2019 @ 15:50: Full details of Stagecoach East Cambus and Go West Travel vehicle exchanges and further Optare Versas transferred to Stagecoach Cumbria
Short Enviro 200s 36301 and 36302 are currently being prepared for service at Bedford and will enter service shortly whilst work to prepare Dart SLF 34425 for service at Peterborough is also nearing completion.
Operation of the Cambridge Citi5 service transfers from Fenstanton to Cambridge this weekend with Tridents 18411/12/13/14/15 also moving from Fenstanton to Cambridge. However, the Tridents are not expected to stay once all of the six Scania/Enviro 400s being transferred from Stagecoach West (15637/39/40/41/42/43) have entered service at Cambridge. Look out for one of these Scanias being painted in other than corporate livery.
Trident 18335 is confirmed as being part of the Go West Travel (Long Sutton) allocation, whilst another vehicle transferred from Cambridge to Long Sutton is Enviro 400 19047. Enviro 400s 19694 and 19696 have moved from Long Sutton to Cambridge.
Also due to be transferred from Cambridge to Long Sutton are Tridents 18338/44 and 18416/18 along with Enviro 400s 19017/68. Moving the other way will be six Enviro 400s, 19693/95 along with the four former Norfolk Green examples 10052/53/54/55. (Our images show 19017 in service in Cambridge (pic updated and taken on 28th March) and 10054 operating in Peterborough, with an ‘On Hire to Cambus Limited’ notice in the first nearside window yesterday morning. Note that 10054, along with 10052/53/55 has tinted glazing. Also pictured in Cambridge on 28th March is former Long Sutton Enviro 400 19696.
Now out of use at Cambridge is Volvo B10M training bus 52440 whilst further vehicles sold are Optare Solos 47659, 47900, 47902 and 47903.
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
A further two Optare Versas transferred here from Stagecoach West Scotland and at Carlisle are 25219 and 25221 with a further two examples also due and now confirmed as 25226 and 25227.
Stagecoach East Midlands
Currently delicenced for repairs is Enviro 400 19296.