Posted by: SB Websites | December 8, 2010

08/12/10 News Update

Arriva North East

DAF SB300 / Plaxton Prima 1207 V207 DJR, 1209 V209 DJR, 1213 V213 DJR and V214 DJR are now all back at Darlington though not all yet in service while 1208 V208 DJR has still not returned.

Go North East

7 New Volvo B7TL / Wright Eclipse Gemini’s have been ordered for Red Arrows service X1. This will therefore displace 7 Mercedes Citaros for use on the Laser service 35 replacing the Scania / Wright Solars. In turn the Solars are thought to be getting transferred to Chester-le-Street for use on service 50 (Durham – South Shields) which is rumored to be receiving the brand of “Whey aye five-0”.  Volvo B12M / Plaxton Paragons 7086, 7087, 7088 and 7089 have been re-registered NA52 RNE, NA52 RMZ, NJ52 AAF and NJ53 AAE respectively.


Newly acquired is Optare Excel V79 JKG.


The third Optare Solo EV, YJ60 KFN has now been delivered.


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