October 1st 2019 @ 14:00: Dart SLF sales from Stagecoach Cumbria, Trident arrival with Stagecoach South Wales and fleet round-up at Go North East
Stagecoach UK Bus
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Dart SLFs sold to Ensign Bus are 34562 and 34802.
Former Norfolk Green Enviro 400 10053 was transferred from Cambridge to Bedford on September 30th2019.
Stagecoach North East
Now delivered to Stockton depot are new ADL Enviro 200MMCs 26276-89.
Stagecoach South Wales
Trident 18006 arrived at Cwmbran depot yesterday following seat belt fitment at Ferrymill Motors.
Go Ahead Group
Go North East
Repaints have included Optare Solo SR M890/Optare 633 into "Little Coasters" livery, and Wright StreetDeck 6302 into the 2019 fleet livery along with Optare Solo SR M890/Optare 626 into “Little Coasters” livery, and Wright StreetDeck 6305 into the blue variant of the Xlines livery.
New ADL Enviro 200MMC vehicles received for the "Green Arrow" 97 service are as follows:
5489 (NK69 FBA)
5490 (NK69 FBB)
5492 (NK69 FBD)
5494 (NK69 FBF)
5495 (NK69 FBG)
All are currently being prepared for service at the Saltmeadows Road central bodyshop facility.
Scania L94UB/Wright Solar 5216, which had suffered defects uneconomical to repair, has been donated to 1st Burnmoor Scout Group, while former Metrobus Scania OmniCity 564 has been sold for scrap to Alpha Recovery, Weetslade.
Optare Versa V1110/Optare 8294, in a float/reserve capacity, has returned to Chester-le-Street.
Scania L94UB/Wright Solar 4947 has been withdrawn from service at Riverside, having suffered defects uneconomical to repair, ahead of the delivery of the new ADL Enviro 200MMCs for the “Green Arrow” 97 service next week.
A temporary swap of Optare Versas has taken place between Riverside and Chester-le-Street due to contact changes. They are expected to return to their respective home depots after fitment of Euro 6 SCRTs:
- Optare Versas 8301, 8302, 8304, 8305 and 8306 have transferred from Riverside to Chester-le-Street.
- Optare Versas 8320, 8321, 8322, 8323 and 8324 have transferred from Chester-le-Street to Riverside.
Volvo B7TL/Plaxton President 6010 has been sold for scrap to Alpha Recovery, Weetslade.