The company no longer details Dart SLF 34415, which suggests that it has been sold.
Enviro 300 27648 has transferred from the Reserve Fleet at Worthing to the main fleet at Chichester.
Optare Solos 47036 and 47046 have transferred from the Reserve Fleet at Winchester to the main fleet at Andover displacing 47537/54 to the Reserve Fleet there.
Stagecoach South East
Enviro 400 19051 at Folkestone is regarded as a ‘Paint Float’ vehicle. Scania/Enviro 400MMC 15773 has transferred from Eastbourne to Folkestone whilst Enviro 300s 27579/82 have transferred from the Reserve Fleet at Eastbourne to the main fleet at Hastings. Former Stagecoach London Enviro 300 36335 is now in the training fleet at Thanet.
We are pleased to report that Mini Pointer Dart 33305 has been donated to the Eastern Bus Enthusiasts. The bus was new to Fenland operator Cavalier and then passed to Stagecoach East before being transferred to Stagecoach South East. We are really pleased that the negotiations between EBE and Stagecoach South East has a good outcome.
The three MAN/ALX300s from Stagecoach East Midlands, 22416/17/18, are understood to be at ADL Anston for conversion to training buses.
Scania/Enviro 400 15536 is now operational with Stagecoach Yorkshire at Chesterfield and similar 15613 is now recorded as being transferred to Stagecoach South Wales.
Our records still show one vehicle that we are looking to confirm its new allocation - 15533 and any information on the current location of this vehicle would be appreciated.
Stagecoach West Scotland
Enviro 300 27512 has moved from the Reserve Fleet to the main fleet at Dumfries.
Stagecoach North Scotland [Bluebird]
Volvo B9R 53715, received here from Stagecoach Yorkshire, has been allocated to Elgin, whilst Reserve Fleet Optare Solo 47214 is now in the main fleet at Peterhead. Also now on the books at Peterhead is Volvo B7R 53317, following completion of repairs.
Trident 18110 has transferred from Aberdeen to the Strategic Reserve Fleet, being replaced at Aberdeen by 18000 from the Reserve Fleet. Other Reserve Fleet vehicles back in the main fleet are Volvo B7R 53310 and Volvo B9R 53607 at Aberdeen and similar 53606 at Insch.
The Strategic Reserve Fleet here comprises Trident 18110 and MAN/Enviro 300s 22866/67/68/69/70/71 of which 18110, 22868/69/70 are stored at Stagecoach East Scotland’s Arbroath depot with the others stored at Aberdeen.
Stagecoach South Wales
Vehicles sold or scrapped here over the last month include Dart SLFs 34664/69, 35197 and 35203 along with Optare Solos 47196 and 47350. Also sold is Volvo B10M coach 52632.
Slimline Optare Solo SR 48041 and MCV-bodied Volvo B8RLEs 21359/61 are out of service at Brecon outstation for repairs with Scania/Enviro 300s 28729/31 from Cwmbran and Optare Solo 47629 from Aberdare drafted in as temporary replacements. 47629 had previously been transferred from Cwmbran to Aberdare. It has been replaced at Aberdare by 47534 from the Reserve Fleet. Reserve Fleet Optare Solo 47632 and Optare Solo SR 47973 are both now allocated to Cwmbran, whilst 47979 from Cwmbran is currently out of service for repairs. Optare Solo 47522 from Blackwood is now in the Reserve Fleet, being replaced on the depot’s allocation by Enviro 200 36853 from the Reserve Fleet.
Stagecoach North Scotland [Highlands]
Repairs have not been authorised on MAN/Enviro 300s 22783/86/94 along with Volvo B12B 53111 and all are now for disposal. Also now for disposal here is Volvo B7R 53280 from Kirkwall.
Recently transferred from Stagecoach Yorkshire, Volvo B9R 53714 has been allocated to Inverness.
Now at Tain are Enviro 300 27811; Scania/Enviro 300 28645/50; Enviro 200 37257; Optare Solo 47182 all from Inverness along with Enviro 300 27588 and Volvo B12B 53105 following long term repairs. Also now in the main fleet at Tain, from the Reserve Fleet, is Scania/Caetano Levante 59217.
Reserve Fleet Volvo B7Rs 53331 and 53339 are now part of the Caithness main fleet.
Transferred from Inverness to Aviemore is Wright StreetLite 43012.
Volvo B7R 53338 has transferred from Inverness to Kirkwall whilst Mercedes Sprinter 44020 has transferred from Tain to Aviemore. Now at Kirkwall following repairs are Optare Solos 47564 and 47588 with Optare Solo SR 47814 transferring from Kirkwall to Caithness.
Recent additions to the fleet at Inverness are:
Tridents 18061/69 from the Seasonal Reserve fleet and 18339 following repairs; Enviro 400 19176 from Aviemore; Enviro 300s 27536 from the Reserve Fleet, 27589 and 27917 from Tain; Scania/Enviro 300s 28604/46/47 from Tain; Mercedes Sprinter 44109 from Tain; Optare Solo 47566 from Aviemore; Optare Solo electrics 48901/02/04 from the Reserve Fleet along with Volvo B12B 53104 from the Reserve Fleet and Enviro 36070 following repairs.
Go North East
The final coach to be repainted as part of the ongoing work into the new Northern Coaching unit is Scania K340EB/Caetano Levante 7098 (JCN 822) into Voyager livery. Notable is the allocation of the registration mark JCN822: this registration mark being allocated to Leyland Tiger/Plaxton Paramount 7038 (E116 KFV) from 1990 to 1997 whilst a part of the Northern fleet in Voyager livery.
Scania N94UD/East Lancs OmniDekka 6143 has transferred from Chester-le-Street to Riverside, as a float/reserve vehicle.
Withdrawn Scania L94UB/Wright Solar 5232 has transferred to East Yorkshire on temporary loan, although has in fact been sold to Plymouth Citybus, where it will transfer onward in a few weeks time, for their expanding Go Cornwall Bus operation, following the award of a large number of contracts previously held by First Group. We understand a further four examples may be transferred to East Yorkshire on loan.
Five Scania/Wright Solar saloons are due here on loan. They are coming from the Go North East fleet but following use will then transfer to Plymouth Citybus. First to arrive is 5232 and all will retain their Go North East fleet numbers whilst here.