Posted by: SB Websites | June 25, 2010

25/06/10 News Update

Arriva North East

Another Scania L113 / East Lancs delivered is 267 N179 PUT which is allocated to Durham. Further Wright Cadet refurbishment see 1911 W314 PPT back in service in a third variant of livery with the dark blue skirt being high and no white line on the front. Wright Cadet 1905 W307 PPT is now in a new look red branding for service 15 in the same style as applied to the Pulsars on services 9, 27 and 29. These brandings may have now been applied to other vehicles however at the time of writing only one vehicle was in each livery with 1441 NK10 CFD in 9, 1447 NK10 CFM in 27 and 1451 NK10 CFU in 29.

Go North East

Deliveries of Volvo Olympian / Northern Counties have continued with 3988 P817 SGP, 3989 P818 SGP, 3990 P819 SGP, 3991 P823 SGP, 3992 P824 SGP, 3993 P825 SGP and 3994 P829 SGP. This week saw many depot changes occur this week with Volvo Olympian / Northern Counties 3911 R553 LGH, Dennis Dart / Caetanos 8282 T429 LGP and 8283 T430 LGP and Volvo B10BLE / Wright Renown 4896 V986 ETN, 4897 V987 ETN and V988 ETN going to Chester-le-Street. Dennis MPDs 521 NK51 MKD , 573  NK53 TMY and 574 NK53 TMZ and Dennis SPDs 8201 V201 ERG, 8202 V202 ERG, 8203 V203 ERG, 8204 V204 ERG and 8205 V205 ERG went to Deptford.  DAF SB120 / Wright Cadets 8242 NA52 BUU, 8253 NK04 FOP, 8254 NK04 FOT and 8255 NK04 FOU and Volvo B10BLE / Wright Renown 4910 W491 SCU went to Gateshead while Dennis MPD 518 NK51 MJY went to Peterlee. Wright Solar 5288 NK54 NWB and Dennis SPD 8174 S374 ONL went to Washington while Dennis SPDs 8207 V207 ERG, 8208 V208 ERG, 8209 V209 ERG and 8210 V210 ERG went to Percy Main completing the moves. The first of many Volvo B10BLEs expected is T802 CBW which is from the Oxford Bus Company.

Stagecoach North East

Transferred to South Shields are Volvo B10BLE / Alexander 21141 R241 KRG, 21142 R242 KRG. 21147 R247 KRG and 21148 R248 KRG. Heading the other way to Stockton are Volvo B10M / Alexander 20123 P123 XCN, 20124 P124 XCN, 20125 P125 XCN and 20135 P135 XCN.

Compass Royston

Brand new Volvo B12M / Plaxton YN10 FZL has been purchased.

Tees Valley Stagecarriage

Volvo B10M / Alexander M452 VCW has been acquired.


Link Up Solo YJ06 YRN has been painted into Veolia Red / Grey after a period of use with the remains of the Link Up sticker.


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