September 26th 2019 @ 14:25: Dart SLFs sold from the Stagecoach Midlands fleet whilst Strategic Reserve Fleet Dart SLF returns to service at Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Stagecoach UK Bus
Eleven of the 17 new ADL Enviro 400MMCs have been delivered to Leamington with the remainder due by the end of next week. Currently we understand four have been branded for the Unibus services, 11216-19 and are available for service. Look out for the imminent withdrawal of a number of Tridents from the fleet as they are replaced by Enviro 400s 10032-41 which are being displaced from Unibus work.
Reserve Fleet Dart SLF 35175, which is nominally a Northampton vehicle, remains operational from Kettering depot where it is providing cover for 35181 which is delicenced for repairs. Following repairs Trident 18108 has returned to service at Northampton.
Dart SLFs 34772, 34818/24 and 35218 have been sold to Ensign Bus whilst the remains of Optare Solo 47340 has been scrapped.
Reserve Fleet Dart SLF 34471 has been returned to main fleet operation and has been allocated to Witney making it the only Dart SLF allocated there.