Posted by: SB Websites | January 10, 2012

10/01/12 News Update

Arriva North East

Delivered to Jesmond is VDL D300 / Wright Gemini 2 7617 NK61 EBF while Dennis Dart SLF / Plaxton Pointer 1639 S639 KHN has transferred to Darlington.

Go North East

Mercedes Citaro G’s are now entering service on the Citylink 58 with 5340 BL57 OXK, 5343 BP57 UYF, 5344 BP57 UYG and 5345 BP57 UYH . New vehicles delivered are  Volvo B9R / Caetano Levante 7103  FJ61 GZC and 7104 FJ61 GZD for newly gained National Express contracts while long-term accident damaged Scania K340EB / Caetano Levante 7101 FJ08 KNV is now back in service. Also delivered are Optare Solo SR’s 635 NK61 FJP and 636 NK61 FMD for Nexus work which are in grey and red. Scania L94UB / Wright Solar 5232 NK55 OLM and 5233 NK55 OLN are in “OK ExpressWay” base livery, with Dennis MPDs 571 NK53 TMV and 572 NK53 TMV in full “The OK Way” livery and have transferred to Crook for service 18.  VDL SB120 / Wright Cadet 8250 NA52 BVG has been debranded of Crusader livery.

Stagecoach North East

Transbus Dennis Dart  /Plaxton Pointer 2’s 34401 NK53 KFW, 34605 NK04 NPF, 34606 NK04 NPJ, 34607 NK04 NPN, 34608 NK04 NPP, 34609 NK04 NPU, 34610 NK04 NPV, 34611 NK04 NPX, 34612 NK04 NPY, 34613 NK04 NPZ, 34614 NK04 NRE and 34615 NK04 NRF are in the process of being displaced from South Shields to Sunderland and Hartlepool. Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 36462 NK61 ECA is now in service at South Shields.

Gateshead Central Taxis

Newly purchased for Nexus work are Fiat / Bluebird Orion’s YX61 BJO and YX61 BJU.

Phoenix Coaches

Acquired is Optare Solo MX57 CBF for new ASDA services A1, A2 and A3.

Scarlet Band

Optare Solo YJ55 YGM has received cartoon bee vinyls for new “Brandon Buzzer” service X49. Optare Solos acquired are X315 CBT and T789 KNW.

Tees Valley Coach Travel

Volvo Olympian/Northern Countries P601 CAY has transferred to Tees Valley Stagecarriage in exchange for Volvo Olympian / East Lancs M703 HPF.

Tees Valley Stagecarriage

Volvo Olympian/East Lancs M703 HPF has been transferred to Tees Valley Coach Travel in exchange for Volvo Olympian/Northern Counties P601 CAY.

Weardale Motor Services

New Optare Solos acquired are Y555 ELF and X317 CBT. Dennis Trident / East Lancs Lolynes have been relicenced with W943 SNR now B6 WMS and W653 SNN now P6 WMS.


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