September 23rd 2019 @ 11:40: Fleet changes at Stagecoach North Scotland and Dart SLFs for disposal at Stagecoach Yorkshire
Stagecoach UK Bus
Now in the Strategic Reserve Fleet and stored at Ely are Mercedes-Benz Sprinters 44005/06/09, whilst Volvo B10M training coach 52398 from Peterborough is now withdrawn for disposal.
Another former Stagecoach London Scania OmniCity now in service at Cambridge is 15089.
The transfer of Enviro 400s 19695/97 from Cambridge to Peterborough had taken place by 19th September, however 19694 was still operating from Cambridge on 21st September.
Vehicles released for disposal here are Dart SLFs 34462 and 34574 along with Scania/East Lancs 15411/16. MAN/Enviro 300 22643 is currently delicenced whilst vehicles returned to service after repairs are Scania/Enviro 400 15694 and Enviro 200 36992 at Chesterfield and Enviro 200MMC 26028 at Rawmarsh.
New Enviro 200MMCs now reported in service are 37602-06.
Enviro 200s 37103/04/05 have transferred from Barnsley to Rawmarsh with Dart SLF 35230 transferring from Rawmarsh to Chesterfield. Optare Solo 47318 is now in the Reserve Fleet at Ecclesfield.
Enviro 400 Hybrid 12323 has transferred from Bow to Plumstead whilst similar 12343/45 from Bow are now awaiting lease return. Scania Omnicity 15112 has transferred from West Ham to Plumstead whilst Heritage fleet Trident 17001 (TA1) has been sold for ongoing preservation. Tridents sold to Lister PSV are 18212 and 18457.
Enviro 400s 19747 and 19748 have transferred from Plumstead to Romford whilst Enviro 200s 36346/47 have transferred from Catford to Bromley.
Enviro 200MMCs 37540/41 are at Romford for training prior to entry into service and New Bus for London 61461 is here from Metroline and at Leyton pending entry into service.
Enviro 200s 36601-08 have transferred from Catford to Bromley.
Stagecoach East Scotland
Former Stagecoach London Scania Omnicitys 15071/72 are now in service at Aberhill allowing Scania/Enviro 400s 15627 and 15628 to transfer to Arbroath and in turn displace Trident 18117 to Perth and Optare Solo SR 47956 to St Andrews. Also now on the books at St Andrews is MAN/Enviro 300 22572.
Transferred from St Andrews are Optare Solos 47228 and 47393 to Dunfermline and 47609 to Glenrothes.
Enviro 300 27599 is now back on the books at Perth whilst 27613 has been stood down at Glenrothes for refurbishment.
Volvo B12M 52677 has been withdrawn from the Rennies fleet and is now for disposal whilst also at Rennies similar 53035 is stood down for possible conversion to a training vehicle.
Also leaving the Rennies fleet at the end of the lease period are Scania/Irizar YN64LYA; DAF/Irizar YN14ZHC and Volvo NHZ737.
Another Trident released from this fleet for transfer to Stagecoach South Wales following seatbelt fitting at Ferrymill Motors is 18079.
The remains of Optare Solo 47230 have been scrapped and Optare Delta Exhibition Bus 99000 is now for disposal here.
Scania/Enviro 400 15588 has been reregistered to TSV722 and carries an all over dark blue livery with climate change branding.
Volvo B7R 53258 has reverted to its original registration of SP56EBM.
Stagecoach North East
New 11.8m ADL Enviro 200MMCs delivered to Stockton depot by the end of last week were 26276-81.
MAN/ALX300 22444 has been allocated to Walkergate displacing 22513 to the Reserve Fleet.
With delivery of new ADL Enviro 400MMCs now taking place to Stagecoach Midlands at Leamington we expect deliveries of 11233-53 to this fleet (21 buses for Witney) to start next week.
Stagecoach North Scotland
The remaining operational MAN/Enviro 300s at Aberdeen 22780/81/85/91 and 22863/68 are now in the Reserve Fleet there whilst also now in Reserve at Aberdeen are Volvo B7TL 16954, Volvo B7R 53310 and Volvo B9R 53606 and 53607.
Reserve Fleet Optare Solos 47178 and 47235 are now in the main fleet at Peterhead as replacements for 47486/88 which are out of service for long tern repairs.
Sold to JMB Travel are Volvo B7Rs 53252/62/65/69/70/89 whilst the remains of Optare Solos 47216 and 47488 have been scrapped. Seasonal Reserve Fleet Tridents 18145/46 are now undergoing long term repairs. Scania/Levante 59218 is now for disposal whilst similar 59217 is now in the Reserve Fleet at Tain. Also now for disposal is Optare Solo 47495.
Volvo B11R 54242 from Peterhead and Volvo 53105 from Inverness have been stood down from service for repairs. Following repairs Volvo B7R 53264 is at Kirkwall and Enviro 200s 36203 and 36956 are at Inverness.
Now at Insch are Volvo B7TL 16973 along with Enviro 300s 27107/08/11 and 27798.