Information posted on October 15th 2018 at 14:40
✤Stagecoach West Scotland
Two of the new Volvo B11R coaches for Megabus at Cwmbran/Rugby have been diverted here on loan for up to six months. 54601 (YX68UAJ) and 54603 (YX68UAL) are being used at Ayr on the X77 service. Meanwhile, following the sale of Van Hool Astromega 50210, Megabus 50233 has been transferred on loan from Cumbernauld to Dumfries where it has joined 50211 for use on a temporary contract.
✤Stagecoach North East
Further swaps of Enviro 200s for MAN/Enviro 200s have taken place here. Enviro 36084 has transferred from Sunderland to Hartlepool in exchange for MAN/Enviro 200 39714. Enviro 200s 36468/70/71/76/77 have moved from South Shields to Slatyford in exchange for MAN/Enviro 200s 39705/06/17/20/21.
✤Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire
Volvo B7TLs 16957 and 16958 are now allocated to Chester whilst the remainder of the batch, 16951/52/53/54/56/59 remain in the Reserve Fleet at Gilmoss and are shown by the company as available for service.
Following the entry into service of new Enviro 400MMCs 11113-17 at Gilmoss, older examples 10828 and 10829 have transferred to Birkenhead with 10830/32 now at Chester.
Enviro 300 27113 has moved from Preston to Gilmoss whilst now allocated to Birkenhead are Trident 18385, MAN/Enviro 300 24173 and Optare Solo 47490.
Enviro 400s 19034 and 19040 have been transferred from Chester to Gilmoss whilst Reserve Fleet MAN/Enviro 300 24134 is also now at Gilmoss.
Enviro 400 19046, which has severe roof damage, is now for disposal here whilst vehicles sold are Trident 18154, Optare Solo 47713 and former Stagecoach London Dart SLF 34382. The Dart was only used for component recovery here.
✤Stagecoach South East
Dart SLF 34546 is confirmed as being re-allocated to Herne Bay whilst 34444 has been reinstated from the Reserve Fleet to Ashford.
Enviro 300 training bus 27516 is now allocated to the training school at Eastbourne.
Just five of the former Little & Often Mercedes-Benz Sprinters remain here pending re-allocation -44013/14 and 44028/29/30.
Information posted on October 15th 2018 at 16:10
✤Stagecoach South Wales
Currently on loan to Merthyr are Optare Solos 47203, 47344 and 47628.
✤Stagecoach East Midlands
A further recipient of ‘Aspire 77’ branding is Scania/Enviro 400s 15178, whilst 15651 has had its Lincolnshire Flag livery re-applied on repaint. Repainted in training livery are Dart SLFs 34464/74. The vehicles recently sold, Tridents 17710/12 and Volvo B7R 53213 have gone to AH Hardwick.
Scania/Enviro 400 15179 has been repainted in corporate livery but has not received Aspire 77 branding.
Now for disposal here are Tridents 18329 and 18505 whilst 18386 is delicenced for repairs. Tridents transferred here from Stagecoach London for component recovery are 17845, 18485 and 18491. Optare Solo 47048 has been taken out of service and returned to Hampshire County Council whilst Dart SLF 34451, Optare Solo 47546 and Volvo B10M training vehicles 52619/57/58 are no longer detailed on company lists and are assumed to have been sold.
Now in use with the Training school at Worthing is MAN/Enviro 300 22742 whilst Dart SLF trainer 34638 is at Guildford and 34632 at Basingstoke.
Trident 18188 is now in the main fleet at Andover with 18523 at Portsmouth and 18511 at Winchester. Dart SLF 34630 is at Chichester.
Reserve Fleet Dart SLFs re-allocated are 34519 to Chichester and 34633 to Basingstoke.
Information posted on October15th 2018 at 19:40
Now in service at Leamington is Enviro 200 37169 which has transferred from Stagecoach South Wales. We understand that there is a vehicle exchange plan that will see Enviro 200s transferred here from Stagecoach South Wales in exchange for Gold-spec Optare Solo SRs.
Currently on loan from Witney to Banbury is Enviro 200 36762.