Stagecoach East has painted Enviro 400 19164 in a purple/pink advertising livery for Cancer Research UK. It is based at Cambridge and joins MAN/ALX300s 22060 and 22331 along with Dart SLF 34421 in Cancer Research UK livery in this fleet.
The Optare Excels with Stagecoach East Midlands do not seem to have performed well since their re-allocation to Hull with just two remaining in service - 35007 and 35015. 35008/10/11/14 are now for disposal and 35013 has recently been sold. Former Stagecoach East Scotland MAN/Enviro 300 22753 is now in service at Hull whilst Tridents 17681/83 have been taken out of service at Lincoln and transferred to the Reserve Fleet at Skegness, joining 17680 and 17685. Volvo B10M coaches 52621/59 have transferred to Stagecoach Highlands at Inverness. Further vehicles sold and no longer part of the fleet are Volvo B10M 52143; MAN/ALX300s 22701 and 22802 along with Tridents 17478/87, 17503/88/89, 17679 and 18037 - the former Stagecoach London Tridents were only transferred to this fleet for component recovery and were not operated.
At Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire newly-converted MAN/ALX300 training bus 22121 is allocated to Barrow, whilst Volvo B10M training vehicle 52030 is now part of the training fleet at West Cumbria. Volvo Olympian 16662 is transferred from main fleet Barrow to the Reserve Fleet and MAN/ALX300 22143 has been sold and is no longer part of the fleet. Reserve Fleet Volvo B10B 21007 and Volvo B10M coach 52629 are now awaiting disposal as is Volvo B10M (Bus) 20965. Seven Optare Solo SRs from this year’s order have so far been delivered to Carlisle depot. They will be branded for the Carlisle city network and do not carry corporate Stagecoach colours. They will replace the fleet of Enviro 200s delivered to Carlisle last year. The batch will be numbered 47941-47966 and the registration details of the vehicles delivered so far are: