Information uploaded on November 17th 2015 at 09:55
Stagecoach East’s ADL E40D/Enviro 400 19700 has been damaged following a rear end (engine ?) fire and is currently out of service.
The problem with Stagecoach Oxfordshire’s Optare Solo 47238 at Banbury appears to be terminal and the vehicle is now awaiting disposal, as is former Reserve Fleet Dart SLF 34470. Following the return to service of Dart SLF 34472 at Banbury, 34471 has now been allocated to the Reserve Fleet. Also now in Reserve are MAN/Enviro 300s 22761-64 at Oxford.
Information updated on November 16th 2015 at 11:15
The last month has seen the closure of Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire’s Chorley depot with the vehicles transferring to Preston. Also allocated to Preston are Trident 18156, Enviro 400 19070 and Enviro 300s 27770/73/74. Trident New ADL E30D/Enviro 300s 27255-72 have been allocated to Birkenhead. There has been a change in the vehicles nominated for transfer to Stagecoach Midlands with 34815-18 now due to transfer. Enviro 200s 36184/85 have moved from Birkenhead to Preston. Trident 17839 is now allocated to Chester with Enviro 400 19062 and Enviro 200 36808 moving from Chester to Birkenhead. Vehicles taken out of service at Birkenhead are Volvo B10BLEs 21120/21/23, which are now for disposal and Volvo B7RLEs 21249-54 and Scania L94s 28539/42/43 are now in the Reserve Fleet. Dart SLFs 34599, 34741/42 are now at Chester with 34781 at Gilmoss. MAN/Enviro 300 24125 has moved from Birkenhead to Gilmoss. Sold and no longer part of the fleet are Volvo Olympian 16233 and MAM/ALX300 22257. Volvo B10 training vehicle 20603 has returned to Stagecoach Manchester following the entry into training use at Gilmoss of Volvo B10M coach 52360.