Information posted on
November 13th 2017 at 12:10
✤Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire
MAN 24173 is currently in the Reserve Fleet at Birkenhead for repaint, whilst Enviro 400s 19034/39 are in the Reserve Fleet at Gillmoss for repaint and retrim.
ADL Enviro 400MMCs 10828/30 have transferred from Chester to Gillmoss whilst new ADL Enviro 400MMCs 10882-88 are allocated to Birkenhead with new Scania/Enviro 400MMCs 15295/99 and 15301 delivered and being prepared for service.
Enviro 400 19037 has transferred from Preston to Gillmoss whilst 19040/46/60/61 are now allocated to Chester. Reserve Fleet vehicles back in service are Dart SLF 34814 at Chester and Optare Solos 47329/31 at Preston. Transferred to the Reserve Fleet are Tridents 17491, 17839, 18002, 18147 and 18378/85. Vehicles sold are Trident 17272, Optare Solo 47753 and former training bus Volvo B10M 52360.
The company has confirmed that Dart SLF 34798 is still here and is awaiting disposal.
A third Dart SLF recently transferred to Stagecoach South Wales is 34522.
✤Stagecoach South Wales
Of the three Dart SLFs received from Stagecoach South, 34523 has been put into service at Merthyr as a replacement for 34624 which has been withdrawn and sold to Abba Scrap. 34522/29 are in the strategic Reserve Fleet at Cwmbran. Also sold to Abba Scrap are Dart SLF 34622 and Optare Solo 47390. Reserve Fleet Optare Tempos 25101/02 are both back in the main fleet at Merthyr whilst Enviro 200s 36402/03/04 have been transferred from Blackwood to Caerphilly. Optare Solo 47293 is transferred from Cwmbran to the Reserve Fleet at Porth with 47757 transferring from the Reserve Fleet at Porth to the Reserve Fleet at Merthyr.
Due for imminently delivery to Stagecoach South Wales at Cwmbran are Volvo B11R/Plaxton elite 1 54285-93 (YX67UPN/O/P/R/S/T/V/W/Y).
✤Stagecoach South West
Scania/Enviro 400 15784 is now at Exeter and 15794/98 are at Barnstaple displacing Tridents 18394/96 to Plymouth.
Dart SLF 34627, which had been in the Reserve Fleet at Nuneaton is now allocated to Rugby.
Dart SLFs 34436 and 34471 are both back in service at Banbury with 34437 now regarded as a Reserve Fleet vehicle here. 34466 remains for disposal but is understood it is being used for component recovery.
Delivery of the two Volvo B8RLE/Wright saloons, 21311/12, for Fenstanton depot Busway duties is imminent, with one of the vehicles (identity unknown) having arrived at Heysham Docks on delivery.
Information posted on November 13th 2017 at 12:40
✤Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lincolnshire
Volvo B5TLs 13801-05, Tridents 17489/90 and Dart SLF 35191 are now in the Seasonal Reserve Fleet with Dart SLFs 34711/12 now in the Reserve Fleet. MAN/ALX300 22269 and Optare Solos 47059/62 are out of service for conversion/repairs. Volvo B10M coach 52414 has been transferred from West Cumbria to the Reserve Fleet being replaced by 52627.
Information posted on November 13th 2017 at 14:25
✤Stagecoach South East
Dart SLF 34497 is out of service and has been replaced at Thanet by 34410 from the Reserve Fleet. Other Reserve vehicles back in main allocations are Dart SLF 34441 at Folkestone and Dart SLF 34444 along with Optare Solo 47065 at Eastbourne. Open Top Tridents 17221 along with 17528/29 are now in the Seasonal Reserve Fleet at Thanet.
A review of the fleet here has seen Trident 17402; MAN/ALX300s 22009/54/57, 22279, 22942/43/44/45/46/47/48; Dart SLFs 34399, 34433/35/78, 34539, 34790/99 along with Optare Solos 47461 and 47475 now being for disposal. The MAN/ALX300s are the last of the type in the fleet. Still here awaiting collection after being sold are Optare Solo 47116 and Scania K340/Levante coach 59303.
Enviro 19705 has now transferred from Peterborough to Bedford.