Posted by: SB Websites | February 5, 2012

05/02/12 News Update

Arriva North East

DAF SB220 / Plaxton Prestige’s 4064 S706 KFT and 4065 S707 KFT have moved to Redcar and similar 4001 S868 ONL has moved to Stockton, with Durham receiving DAF DB250 / East Lancs Lowlanders 7442 Y692 EBR and 7443 Y693 EBR. Ex Irish DAF SB120/Wright Cadet DWM11 has been removed from the fleet along with DAF SB220 / Optare Delta 4098 P130 RWR, ending Delta operation in the North East of England for Arriva. New VDL DB300 / Wright Gemini 2 7627 NK61 EBX is being prepared for service at Durham, with a second due to head to the depot which has allowed for the withdrawal of long-standing Dennis Dart 1686 J220 HGY.

Go North East

With the OK1 now started Volvo Olympian / Northern Counties 3918 R276 LGH and 4984 S894 ONL are now operating for Crook while Mercedes Citaro G’s 5342 BP57 UYE and 5346 BP57 UYJ and AG 5356 BX54 UDD have now entered service on Citylink 58.  DAF SB120 / Wright Cadet’s 8243 NA52 BUV, 8248 NA52 BVE, 8249 NA52 BVF, 8250 NA52 BVG, 8251 NA52 BVH, 8252 NA52 BVJ and 8253 NK04 FOP are now at Deptford with 8248 the first into South Tyne lilac base colours. Mercedes Citaro 5296 NK08 CGY is now at Stanley, Volvo Olympian / Northern Counties Palatine 2 3832 S832 OFT and Palatine 1 3924  R284 LGH are now at Winlaton and DAF SB220 / Plaxton Prestige’s 4862 S862 ONL, 4864 S864 ONL, 4865 S865 ONL and 4866 S866 ONL are now at Chester le Street. In place of these, Prestiges 4820 P320 AFT and 4824 P324 AFT have gone to Winlaton and 4825 P325 AFT has gone to Washington.  Dennis Dart SLF / Plaxton Pointer 8289 Y558 KUX has transferred to Deptford, Volvo B7TL / Plaxton President 6031 V331 LGC has moved to Gateshead and Volvo B10BLE / Wright Renowns 4837 R837 PRG and 4846 R846 PRG to Gateshead. Further withdrawals of Dennis MPDs are 511 X511 WRG, 512 X512 WRG and 514 X514 WRG with JP Travel taking Volvo Olympian / Northern Counties Palatines 3985 P822 SGP and 3993 P825 SGP. Volvo B10BLE / Wright Renown 4904 W904 RBB is now in Northern livery and Dennis MPD 510 X551 FBB is now working for Peterlee.

Stagecoach North East

Transbus Dennis Dart  /Plaxton Pointer 2′s 34608 NK04 NPP, 34609 NK04 NPU, 34611 NK04 NPX, 34615 NK04 NRF and 35189 NK56 FFJ have now moved to Sunderland. Further Alexander Dennis Enviro 200’s have now been delivered which are 36469 NK61 ECT, 36470 NK61 ECV, 36471 NK61 ECW and 36472 NK61 ECX.

A Line

Acquired is Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 SN59 AXA.

Low Fell Travel

Acquired is Dennis Dart / Plaxton Pointer P41 MLE.

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