November 13th2019 @ 16:00: Enviro 400MMC 11158 finally arrives with Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire as new Volvo B11R/Caetano Levate III joins the Stagecoach Yorkshire fleet
Stagecoach East Midlands
Now transferred from Long Sutton to Hull and in service there is Trident 18340. This leaves just one Trident at the Long Sutton outstation - 18348 which is planned to transfer to Skegness in exchange for Scania/Enviro 400 15810.
Following repaint and maintenance we understand that the transfer for Enviro 400 19685 from Hull to Long Sutton is imminent, which will allow Hull FC-branded Enviro 400 19684 to return to Hull from Long Sutton where it has been on loan.
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Enviro 400MMC 11158, has finally arrived here and is being prepared for service. It will initially operate from Morecambe but ultimately is due to go to Carlisle for use on the 685 Carlisle-Newcastle route.
Trident 18139 has been earmarked for donation to the Ribble Vehicle Preservation Trust.
Reserve Fleet vehicles back in the main operational fleet here are MAN/ALX300b22435 at Barnsley, Dart SLF 35112 at Rawmarsh and Optare S Stonehavemolo 47318 at Chesterfield. Transferred from Rawmarsh to Chesterfield is MAN/Enviro 300 22614 whilst new to Chesterfield for National Express duties is Volvo B11R/Caetano Levante III 54412 (BV69KPL).
Stagecoach North Scotland (Bluebird)
MAN/Enviro 300s 22865/66/69/70/71 have been transferred from the Highland fleet at Orkney and are now at Aberdeen with 22865/66 in the Reserve Fleet and 22869/70/71 in the main fleet. In exchange Enviro 300s 27807/08/09 have moved from Stonehaven to the Highland fleet at Orkney.
Optare Solo 47585 has transferred from Aberdeen to Insch displacing 47604 for transfer from Insch to Stonehaven. Also transferring to Stonehaven are Enviro 300 36066 and Enviro 300 27802 from Aberdeen. Following repairs Enviro 200MMC 11.8m 26131 has returned to Elgin, whilst Volvo B7R 53317 is out of use at Peterhead for long term repairs.
The company has recorded Volvo B7R 53274 as a charity donation.
Reserve Fleet Trident 17722 has been allocated to Stroud which has allowed Scania/Enviro 400 (Gold) 15764 to transfer to Gloucester. Vehicles scrapped/sold and no longer part of the fleet here are Trident 18181 and Optare Solo 47747.
The 205 Peterborough-Stamford via Wittering service will be withdrawn after operation on 20th December 2019. The route was taken over from Centrebus last year and operated on a reduced frequency. Operation on Saturdays had already been withdrawn.