Information posted on March 9th 2018 at 12:15
The company has reported that Tridents 18467/71/73/74/75/77/82/96/97 are at ADL for refurbishment. It is expected that these vehicles, along with 18468 will be converted to open top.
Other vehicles currently out of service for refurbishment are Enviro 400s 19745/72/86 and 19802; Scania 15038/39 and 15117; Enviro 200s 36342 and 36541.
The company is no longer listing Volvo B12B coaches 54051/53/54/55, which had been at Plaxton, Anston, so they may have either been sold or absorbed into the main Stagecoach UK Bus fleet. Confirmation awaited.
Vehicles back in main fleet service are
Enviro 400s 19795 (Leyton), 19799 (Bromley), 19811 (Romford), 19833 (Rainham), 19853 (West Ham)
Scania 15097 (West Ham)
Tridents 18485/94/95 (Bromley)
Enviro 200 36313 (Catford), 36357 (West Ham), 36544 (Bromley)
A new depot, Kangley Bridge Road in Sydenham is due to open next week and has been given depot code KR.
✤Stagecoach South West
Open Top Trident 17701 is now allocated to Exeter in preparation for the start of use on service 95 Exeter/Exmouth-Sandy Bay which starts on March 10th.
Another Dart SLF swap has seen 34866 transferred from Exeter to Torquay in exchange for 35264.
✤Stagecoach North East
Conversion of MAN/ALX300 22073 for driver training duties is now complete and it has been allocated to Sunderland. Meanwhile Volvo B10M training bus 20121 is now for disposal.
Now on the books at Aberdeen are Optare Solo 47585 and Volvo B7R 53220. Also at Aberdeen and previously unreported by us is Enviro 400MMC 10895.
Enviro 400 19373 has transferred from MacDuff to Peterhead whilst now at Peterhead is Volvo B7R 53335. Reserve Fleet Optare Solo 47162 has also returned to the main fleet at Peterhead. Now at Macduff are Volvo B9Rs 53268/31/35.
Additional vehicles out of service and undergoing long-term repairs are Optare Solo 47569; Volvo B12B 53036; Enviro 200s 36046/66, Enviro 300s 27801/04 and Volvo B11 54248. Sold are Volvo Olympian 16111 and Volvo B7Rs 53221/23/42.
Confirmation on the current company allocation of Trident 18146 is sought.
✤Stagecoach East Scotland
Volvo B12B 54074, which was for disposal here has been reported as being parked up at the Northampton depot of Stagecoach Midlands.
Information posted on March 9th 2018 at 14:40
✤Stagecoach East Scotland
Scania/Enviro 400s 15624-31/33/35, which transferred here from Stagecoach West Scotland have been placed into service at Perth, with 15632 to follow, allowing Tridents 18352/53 to transfer to Blairgowrie and 17706, 18001/05-9/14 to transfer to the Rennies fleet. Also now with Rennies are former Stagecoach South West 18071 and 18132/33 with 17703 and 18083 from Blargowrie.
Volvo B7TL 16936 has returned to service at Arbroath as cover whilst the Volvo B5H/Enviro 400 fleet goes through a planned modification programme.
Enviro 300 27599 has transferred from Perth to Blairgowrie in exchange for 27549.
MAN/East Lancs 22503/06 are now in the training fleet with former Volvo B10M training coaches 52656/67 now for disposal. Also for disposal here are Tridents 17387/92, 17401/23/44 from the Rennies Fleet.
Volvos 16960/63 have been sold to Connexions (Harrogate Coach Travel) with Tridents 17401/31/33 being sold to JMB Travel. Sold to Ferrymill Motors are Tridents 17293, 17383/93/94, 17408/30/32/53/69.
Information posted on March 9th 2018 at 14:55
Optare Solo 47442 is officially transferred from the main fleet to the Reserve Fleet at Bedford.
The company records MAN/ALX300s 22058/59, 22315/17/20/29/32 are being for disposal but we understand some of these remain in use from Cambridge, Bedford and Peterborough. The only operational MAN/ALX300s listed by the company are 22060 at Cambridge and 22331/33/34/36-40 at Peterborough.
Information posted on March 9th 2018 at 15:40
Volvo B10M 52610 is now in the Seasonal Reserve Fleet at Orkney whilst Reserve Fleet Volvo B7R 53281 is returned to the main fleet at Aviemore.
Volvo B7Rs 53283 and 53312 are out of service for repairs, whilst 53308 is now for disposal here.