Information posted on November 17th 2017 at 13:45
✤Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire
Volvo B12B 54076 has been received here from Stagecoach West Scotland. It carries corporate livery.
✤Stagecoach South West
The four Tridents despatched for Races duties with Stagecoach West at Cheltenham are now confirmed as 18072/79 and 18114/15. Following Races duties they will transfer to Stagecoach East Scotland.
Tridents 18066, 18310 and 18511/12 have been despatched to Stagecoach West on loan for Races duties.
✤Stagecoach West Scotland
Optare Solo 47718 is now in use on Staff Shuttle duties at Dumfries, as planned, with 47462 now being part of the main Dumfries fleet. Volvo B9R 53712 is being prepared for service at Stranraer whilst Optare Solo 47498 at Kilmarnock has transferred to the Reserve Fleet there. Now for disposal is Tri-Axle Leyland Olympian 13644 and Volvo B12B 53114. Mercedes 709Ds 40098 and 40630, which had been used as Staff Shuttle vehicles here, have both been scrapped.
✤Stagecoach East Scotland
Now recorded as part of the Heritage Fleet here is former Stagecoach South East Mercedes 709D 40399 which is stored at Dunfermline depot.
Vehicles sold are Trident 17292 and Optare Solo 47234 to Barry Devlin Recovery and Trident 17338 to Bandcruiser Limited. Former Stagecoach East/Cavalier Travel Dart SLF 33308 has been sold to JMB Travel. Written off and scrapped are Trident 17655, Dart SLFs 34603/04 and Optare Solo 47018. Now for disposal here are Volvo B12Bs 54067/72/73/75 with Volvo B9R 53709 and Volvo B13R 54113 now being allocated to Dunfermline.
Optare Solo is being prepared for transfer from Dunfermline to Blairgowrie whilst Volvo B7TL 16925 is now at Arbroath as a replacement for Trident 18076 which is undergoing repairs. Transferred from Perth to Cowdenbeath is Trident 17293. Of the five Optare Versas received here from Stagecoach West 25229 is allocated to Dunfermline with the other four being prepared for service at Dunfermline (25230/31) and Arbroath (25233/69).
Recently sold to Andrews of Foxton are former Delaine Buses East Lancs-bodied Volvo Olympians M2OCT and N3OCT.
Information posted on November 17th 2017 at 15:40
Vehicles scrapped here are Dart SLFs 34499 and 35220 along with Optare Solo 47128.
Enviro 200s 37065-68 have transferred from Northampton to Rugby with MAN/Enviro 200 transferring from Northampton to Nuneaton as a replacement for Enviro 200 36748 which has been delicenced. Dart SLF 34642 has transferred from Rugby to Kettering.
Volvo B12B is now in the Reserve Fleet at Rugby whilst Stagecoach Midlands reports that Volvo B11R 54279 recently received at Rugby from Stagecoach South West at Plymouth has been transferred to Stagecoach South Wales Cwmbran.
✤Stagecoach South West
Further fleet changes hare have seen Dart SLFs 34612/14/84 (from the Reserve Fleet) and 34686 (from Plymouth) transferred to Torquay, whilst further Enviro 400s transferred from Exeter to Plymouth are 19002/03/08 with Enviro 400MMCs 10501/02 moving from Plymouth to Exeter. Tridents 18393/95 have moved from Barnstaple to Plymouth.
Transferred to the Reserve Fleet here are Tridents 18061/67/68/69/70/75 (from Plymouth), 18071 (from Exeter), 18131 (from Torquay) and 18133 (from Barnstaple). Also now in the Reserve Fleet are Optare Solos 47103 (from Exeter) and 47094/99, 47105/07/08/09/10 (from Torquay).
It is confirmed that the open top Bristol FLF 19952 is stored at Ely. Enviro 200 37214 has transferred from Cambridge to Fenstanton whilst open top Tridents 17078 and 17275/76 are now in the Seasonal Reserve Fleet. Tridents 17605/06 and 17741 are now for disposal here whilst MAN/ALX300 22318 is now in the Reserve Fleet at Bedford and Tridents 18278 and 18349 are in the Reserve Fleet at King’s Lynn. Following repaint Enviro 19696 is in service at King’s Lynn.