Information posted on March 7th 2017 at 12:50
Following conversion to a driver training vehicle MAN/ALX300 22376 is now allocated to the training school at Northampton. Following severe damage Dart SLF 34496 is for disposal and has been replaced by 35180 transferred to Corby from Leamington. Enviro 200 36168 is delicensed for repairs at Nuneaton, whilst 36759 has transferred from Nuneaton to Leamington and Optare Solo 47510 has transferred from Nuneaton to Northampton. Reserve Fleet Dart SLF 34627 is now in the main fleet at Nuneaton whilst at Northampton MAN/Enviro 200 39699 is now back in the Reserve Fleet.
➨Stagecoach East Midlands
Recent repaints here are 16916/18, 17721, 19147, 21216 and 36518 in corporate livery. 28617 has also been repainted and has route 19 branding. Confirmed sales are of Tridents 17031/33/34/35/41/47, 17682 and Volvo B12M 53021 to North West Bus Sales; Trident 17687 to West Kent Buses; Volvo B7TL 16901, Trident 17867 and Optare Solo to AH Hardwick; Tridents 17062 and 17684 to Red Route Buses. T Wigley has taken Volvo Olympians 16061/63, 16169, 16461/64/65/66/67/69 and Tridents 17030/39/40/42/43/44/46/63, 17680/88 and 18284/87/93.
The entry into service of new Enviro 400MMCs 10844/45 at Middleton will allow Enviro 400s 19100/01 to transfer to Wigan where they will allow MAN/ALX300s 22352/53 to be withdrawn for disposal. The remains of Hybrid Enviro 400H 12214 have been sold.
➨Stagecoach South East
Recent re-allocations here are Trident 18162 from Herne Bay to Ashford, Dart SLF 34442 from Hastings to Ashford whilst Dart SLF 34433, which was for disposal, is back in service at Ashford. Optare Solo 47116 is now for disposal here.
A clear out of withdrawn vehicles has seen Volvo B10M 52231 and Tridents 17623/24/27/28/31/32/34/35/36/37, 17656/57/58/60/61/63/65/89/90/93 sold to T Wigley. Volvo Olympian 16315 is reported by the company as sold to Betteshanger Colliery.
Now in the Reserve Fleet here are Trident 18291, MAN/ALX 300s 22942/44/45/46 and 22009, Darts 33305, 34399, 34410 along with Optare Solos 47117/73/74. Vehicles for disposal are Optare Solo 47116 and Trident 18292. The status of Dart 33099 is unknown and it may have been sold.
Information posted on March 7th 2017 at 15:05
➨Stagecoach West Scotland
Scania/Enviro 400 15646 is back at Ardrossan following refurbishment, whilst Optare Solos 47497 which was in the Reserve Fleet at Ardrossan has moved to Ayr as a replacement for 47733 which is delicenced for repairs. Volvo B7R 53300 has transferred from Ardrossan to Arran. MAN/ALX300 22388, which had been in the Reserve Fleet at Dumfries is out of service for repairs.
Volvo B12Bs 54038/39/40/41 have transferred to Stagecoach East Scotland whilst 54042/43/44/45 are being prepared to return to service here. 54061 is now back in service and allocated to Cumbernauld.