Information posted on October 18th 2018 at 12:20
A start has now been made on repainting the five East Lancs-bodied Scanias here (15401-05) out of Corby Star livery. Now back at Kettering and in service in corporate livery is 15401. Once completed no operational vehicles will carry Corby Star livery and the use of the brand name, launched in 2004, will come to an end.
The first batch of Gold-spec Scania/Enviro 400s displaced by new Gold-spec Enviro 400MMC, on the X4 Northampton-Kettering-Peterborough route are expected to leave here imminently for Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire. The new Enviro 400MMCs for the route were officially launched in Kettering town centre yesterday when 11135 and 11136 were on display.
Gold-Spec Optare Solo SRs 47967-71 have been confirmed as having moved from Leamington to Stagecoach South Wales and further, in exchange 36483/44/45/50 and already reported 37169 are at Leamington.
✤Stagecoach North East
A further MAN/ALX300 sold from this fleet is 22021.
Enviro 200 36090 was transferred from Sunderland to Hartlepool yesterday in exchange for MAN/Enviro 200 39672.
✤Megabus UK/Joint Venture
Volvo B13R 54127 has transferred from Stagecoach East Scotland at Perth to Stagecoach West Scotland at Cumbernauld, whilst Van Hool Astromega 50234 is out of use at Cumbernauld for repairs.
✤Stagecoach West Scotland
Van Hool Astromegas 50201/06/12/13/14/16/17/18/19/25 have now all be sold. 50201/06/17/18/19/25 has latterly been used by Stagecoach Yorkshire on Rail Replacement work between Chesterfield and Derby.
Dart SLF 25239 has been donated to charity.
Three more Scania/Enviro 300s transferred here from Stagecoach East Scotland, 28653/54/59, have now entered service at Ardrossan displacing MAN/Enviro 300s 22522/24/26 to the Reserve Fleet. Also at Ardrossan is Optare Solo 47839 which has transferred from Ayr.
Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 44011 has moved from Kilmarnock to Ayr with 44012 now being allocated to Kilmarnock.
Further to previous reports MAN/ALX300s 22386/89 from Dumfries are both now for disposal here whilst Optare Solo 47614 has transferred from Kilmarnock to Dumfries and has been replaced at Kilmarnock by 47613 from the Reserve Fleet.