Posted by: SB Websites | January 19, 2011

19/01/11 News Update

Arriva North East

Scania / East Lancs European 261 N171 PUT has finally entered service at Durham which has therefore displaced 287 N287 NCN to Blyth. Wright Gemini 2 7608 NK59 DMF has been painted into Plum base colours for the Quorum Express.

Go North East

Scania / Wright Solars 4927 Y927 ERG and 4930 have now returned after refurbishment pending transfer to Chester-le-Street. Also repainted is Dennis SPD 8214 V214 ERG which is now in standard Northern livery with similar 8158 S358 ONL returning to service, both are working for Stanley. A questionairre has now been released to change buses around the Houghton-le-Spring area which could possibly see more Mercedes Citaros for Laser 35, a new Fast Cats service X36 between Low Moorsley and Sunderland , refurbishment of  53 and 54 reg Wright Solars on Prince Bishops service 20/20x and possible withdrawal of 20x.

Stagecoach North East

Alexander Dennis Enviro 400 NK60 DNN has been delivered to Walkergate depot, this is not one of the hybrids ordered and will be used alongside the current Enviros. Re-instated into service after over a year gap is Volvo Olympian 16730 N730 LTN.

Weardale Motor Services

Acquired is VanHool Alizee YR02 ZZK.


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