March 7th 2019 @ 13:45: Enviro 400s join training fleet at Stagecoach London and open top service planned for North Shields
The company has reported the transfer of Scania Omnicity 15021 to Stagecoach West Scotland, however the vehicle is actually with Stagecoach East Scotland and awaiting conversion to single door layout. whilst Enviro 200s 36558/60/63/64 have been returned to the leasing company. Further vehicles donated to Homeless Charities are Tridents 17859, 17989, 18203 and 18277. Trident 18275, which had been for disposal, has been scrapped.
Taken out of service and now for disposal are Scania Omnicity 15067/71 from Plumstead; Tridents 18474/77/82 (from Bow), 18499 (from Barking) and 17851, 17989, 18267-77, 18456/59/62/88 (from West Ham).
Enviro 400s 19869/70/71 are out of use at West Ham pending re-allocation.
Now allocated to the training fleet are Enviro 400s 19137/39 and Enviro 200 36569 with Tridents 17363/96, 17427/34 and Dart SLF 34357 now withdrawn from the training fleet and awaiting disposal here.
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Look out for MAN/Enviro 300s 24119/23 leaving this fleet in the next few days for Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire at Gilmoss. They are being swapped with Enviro 300s 27768/69 from Preston depot. A further two MAN/Enviro 300s, 24120/24 are also due to transfer from this fleet to the Merseyside fleet.
Also look out for Tridents 18139/40 transferring from Morecambe to Kendal in the next few weeks allowing MAN/Enviro 300s 22880/85 to move from Kendal to Carlisle.
A departure from this fleet is Optare Solo SR 47949 which is currently with Stagecoach UK Bus for an external project. It is then expected to be cascaded within UK Bus rather than returning here.
Stagecoach North East
The company has registered a New seasonal open top service between North Shields & Whitley Bay from 13thApril 2019.