Information uploaded on October 23rd 2015 at 09:00
Stagecoach Manchester has confirmed that Trident 17202 is on loan to Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire and is not a transfer. 17176 received in exchange is allocated to Sharston along with 17618 reinstated from the Reserve Fleet. Back in Reserve from Ashton are Dart SLFs 33871/75 and Optare Solo 47559. Trident 17484 is reinstated to service at Middleton releasing Volvo B7TL to Reserve, whilst Middleton’s MAN/ALX300 22226 is now for disposal. New vehicles undergoing preparation for service launch are ADL E40D/ADL Enviro 400MMCs 10443-51 (SN65NYY/Z, NZA/B/C/D/E/F/G).
Further to yesterday’s reference to the new Enviro 200s for East Yorkshire Motor Services, they will carry fleet numbers 388-391.
Information updated on October 23rd 2015 at 12:15
News from Stagecoach South West includes the transfer of Tridents 18061/79 from Exeter to Plymouth and 18064 from Barnstaple to Plymouth. As a result Tridents 17295 and 17337 have moved from Plymouth to the Reserve Fleet. Also in Reserve (from Barnstaple) are Dart SLFs 34406 and 34777. Optare Solo 47096 has been taken out of service at Barnstaple and is now the staff shuttle vehicle at Torquay where it has replaced Mercedes 709D 40553 which is now awaiting disposal. Also for disposal here are six Dart SLFs previously in the Reserve Fleet - 33201/02, 34068/77/92/95.