Stagecoach Midlands has completed axle repairs on Volvo Olympian 16684 and it is back in the Reserve Fleet at Corby, where former Leamington Reserve Fleet Dart SLFs 34120/21 are back in regular service. At Stratford Optare Solo 47128 has been transferred to the Reserve Fleet. Leamington’s Dart SLF 35177 and Rugby’s 34491 are also now in the Reserve Fleet. Rugby’s Volvo Olympian 16873 has been swapped with Leamington for 16757. Back in service at Corby is Optare Solo 47046, which has allowed 47402 to be transferred back to Northampton. Two Northampton Solos ousted to the Reserve Fleet are 47032 and 47124. Finally Dart SLFs 33460 and 33911 are now for disposal.
At Stagecoach Oxfordshire Scania/Enviro 400 15933 has been received at Witney as cover for damaged 15609. Two further MAN/Enviro 300s have been place into the Reserve Fleet - 22769/70 although both remain available at Oxford as cover for 15933 and damaged 12006. Dart SLF 33651 is back in the Reserve Fleet at Banbury but remains available as cover for the Optare Solo modification programme. Optare Solo 47434 is due to transfer to Stagecoach West Scotland.
The delivery of new ADL Enviro 300s to Stagecoach North East has seen MAN/ALX300s 22451/52 transferred to the Reserve Fleet and similar 22473/74/77/81/87, 22656/57/65/67/70 withdrawn for disposal with further vehicles due to be withdrawn as the remaining new E300s enter service at Stockton. Surplus MAN/ALX300s 22666 and 22673 have transferred to the Training School as route learning vehicles at Sunderland and Walkergate.
Further departures from Stagecoach East Scotland have been Trident 17127 and MAN/ALX300 22374 which are confirmed as having arrived with Stagecoach Midlands at Northampton and MAN/ALX300 22378 is thought to be en-route to Stagecoach West.
Stagecoach South has sent a number of vehicles to Stagecoach West for additional Cheltenham Race duties, including Envioro 300 27644 in full Stagecoach Norfolk Green livery. It is expected to transfer to Norfolk Green on completion of these duties.
Stagecoach South East now has eight Dart SLFs from Stagecoach East - 34541/43/44/45/46/47 have moved to Eastbourne where they are being prepared for service, whilst 34539/40 are at Ashford for repaint. Further vehicles due to be reallocated are confirmed as 34433/34/35/38/39/40/41/42/43/44, 34542/48. At Stagecoach East it is reported that 34549 remains alocated to Peterborough.