Information posted on March 29th 2017 at 11:40
Now departed from this fleet are ADL Enviro 400s 19108/29, which have been transferred to Stagecoach Midlands.
➨East Yorkshire Motor Services
Vehicles sold are Dart SLF/Wright Cadet 161 and Dart SLF/Plaxton Pointer 304, whilst the latest vehicle for repaint here is 696.
Vehicle allocation changes to take place by next weekend will see MAN/ALX300s 322/29 returned to service at Hull with Enviro 200s 382/83 then transferring from Hull to Scarborough. Dart SLF 480 will be withdrawn from service at Hull and is for disposal whilst Volvo B7TL 593 will transfer from Hull to Scarborough. Further open top Volvo B7TLs to be re-licenced at Scarborough for the summer season will be 881/82 with 886 being transferred from Scarborough to Bridlington. Following removal of hybrid technology Enviro 400 907 has returned to service at Hull with conversion work now taking place on 905 and 910. Just two hybrid Enviro 400s remain in active service here - 903 and 906.
➨Stagecoach East Midlands
Marie Curie Daffodil Appeal-liveried Scania/Enviro 400 15653 will spend the coming months operating from all of the Stagecoach East Midlands depots. Currently scheduled to be at Skegness the allocation plan for the vehicle is:
Grimsby from 24 April
Hull from 22 May
Scunthorpe from 19 June
Gainsborough from 17 July
Worksop from 7 August
Mansfield from 4 September
Newark from 25 September
Lincoln from 16 October
Reserve Fleet Volvo B7Tl 16902 is being transferred back to Skegness, although it remains in the Seasonal Reserve fleet. 16907 has moved from the main fleet at Lincoln to the Reserve Fleet with 16908 moving the opposite way. In readiness for the start of the Skegness Seasiders service open top Volvo B7TLs 16964/66 and Enviro 400 19169 are being re-licenced and open top Volvo B7TLs 16962/65 will temporarily move from Grimsby to Skegness but remain in the Seasonal Reserve fleet. Volvo B7RLE 21214 is to return to the main fleet at Skegness along with Enviro 300s 27762/63 whilst 27764 will transfer from Grimsby to Skegness. Enviro 300 27637 has transferred from Lincoln to Hull in exchange for 27198. Currently delicenced for repairs are Scania/Enviro 300 28619 from Worksop and Dart SLF 34849 from Lincoln. Dart SLF 34455 has moved from the Reserve Fleet to the main fleet at Worksop whilst 35150 has moved from Gainsborough to Hull where it is in the Reserve Fleet. Optare Solo 47268 is now in the Reserve Fleet at Scunthorpe whilst plans to convert 53213 to a training vehicle have been abandoned and it is now for disposal.
Former Stagecoach North East Enviro 400s 19201 and 19202 are now allocated to Lincoln.
➨Stagecoach North East
Former Stagecoach East Midlands 16463 Volvo Olympian has been donated to Oak Tree Academy, Stockton-on-Tees for use as a library. 16462 is due to be donated to Grove Primary School in Consett.
The announcement was made yesterday that routes 5 (PVR 30 vehicles), routes 15/N15 (30 vehicles) and route 115 (18 vehicles) have been lost in the latest tender round to Blue Triangle who will take over the routes on 28th August 2017.