Information posted on October 19th 2018 at 15:30
✤Stagecoach North Scotland
New 11.8m ADL Enviro 200MMCs 26127-30 are allocated to Inverness with 26131-34 at Elgin. Optare Solos 47391 and 47569 have been scrapped whilst Wright Commuter-bodied Volvo B7RLE 21202 is now for disposal here. Vehicles now in the Seasonal Reserve Fleet are Trident 18069 (from Orkney) along with Volvo B7Rs 53226 (from Aberdeen), 53256 (from Skye) and 53273 (from Insch).
Reserve Fleet MAN/Enviro 300s 22864/65/66 have returned to the main fleet at Orkney displacing Optare Solos 47252, 47565 and 47570 which are now out of use for refurbishment.
Mercedes-Benz Sprinters 44018/20 are now allocated to Inverness with 44025/26/27 being prepared for service there.
Vehicles returned to service following repairs are Volvo B7Rs 53310/13 at Aberdeen; Enviro 200 36048 (at Aberdeen) and 36957 (at Elgin) along with Volvo B7RLE 21207 (at Skye), Scania/Enviro 300 28644 (at Tain) and Volvo B9R 53641 (at MacDuff).
Volvo B7R 53336 has transferred to Stagecoach West Scotland whilst similar 53262 has transferred from Skye to Aviemore with Scania/Enviro 300 28601 moving from Inverness to Aviemore and Optare Solo 47566 from Tain to Aviemore.
Optare Solo 47572 has moved from Orkney to Stonehaven in exchange for 47588.
Vehicles taken out of service for repairs in the last month are: Enviro 200 36035 (from Elgin), Enviro 400 19371 (from Inverness), Enviro 300 27631 (from Inverness), Volvo B9R 53638 (from MacDuff) and Volvo B7Rs 53252/81/84 (from Aviemore).
Reserve Fleet ADL Enviro 200 37071 has returned to main fleet service at Northampton with 37070 expected to re-join the main fleet there imminently. Tridents currently delicenced are 18149 (from Northampton) and 18157 (from Kettering), whilst MAN/Enviro 200 39686 has returned to service at Kettering after completion of repairs.
Dart SLFs 34592/94 and 34643/44 have been sold to Catch 22 Bus.
Now for disposal here are former Reserve Fleet Volvo B12B 54074, Optare Solo 47413 and Dart SLFs 34625/26/27 and 34772.
We understand that the planned transfer of Dart SLFs 34823 and 34824 to Stagecoach South West will not now be taking place.
✤Stagecoach East Scotland
Volvo B7TLs 16925/28/29 have been sold to Archway Travel whilst Optare Solo 47225 is to be scrapped and 47230 is now for disposal here.
Optare Solo SR 47872 is now allocated to Perth with 47226 now in the Reserve Fleet. Trident 18082 has transferred from Perth to Aberhill in exchange for 18506. Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 44016 is now allocated to Arbroath.
Another former Norfolk Green Optare Solo to transfer to Stagecoach South Wales is 47907.
✤Stagecoach South West
Scania/Enviro 400 15604 is now allocated to Exeter but similar 15667/68 are now in the Reserve Fleet. Optare Solo 47088 is at Plymouth whilst Reserve Fleet Dart SLFs 34607/09/10 and Optare Solos 47089/92/93/99 and 47597 are being prepared for service at Plymouth