Information uploaded on October 12th 2016 at 11:30
Stagecoach South East…
The two Enviro 400MMCs we reported yesterday as delivered to Thanet (SN66VVO/P) are confirmed as 10702/03.
The two outstanding Tridents for transfer to Stagecoach East are likely to be 17452/99, although we await formal confirmation. These two vehicles were initially expected to move to Stagecoach East Scotland but were not required there.
Stagecoach East Midlands…
Optare Solo 47265 has left the fleet and has been donated to charity. It’s place in the allocation at Scunthorpe has been taken by 47163. Seven new Enviro 400MMCs have now arrives at Hull and are being prepared for entry into service - 10734-39/41. The return to service at Grimsby of Enviro 200 37205 after completion of collision repairs has resulted in a chain reaction which has seen Volvo B7TL 16916 (the last of the type at Grimsby) move to Scunthorpe where it has allowed non-DDA Trident 17682 to be taken out of service for disposal. In what is seen as a surprise move given that it was only recently re-registered to 647DYE, Lincoln-allocated Volvo B7TL 16901 will be taken out of service and will be used for component recovery before disposal. Tridents 17045, 17404, 17829/69 have been sold. Two more Enviro 300s, Look out for 27203/05 transferring from Hull to Grimsby for Humber Flyer duties in exchange for MAN/Enviro 300s 24203/05.