Posted by: SB Websites | July 10, 2012

10/07/12 News Update

Arriva North East

Alexander Dennis Enviro 400 7505 NK57 GWX has transferred to Whitby for use on the X93 during the Summer, with a further three expected to follow. This has displaced VDL SB200 / Wright Pulsars 1431 NK59 DNJ and 1432 NK59 DNN to Darlington and Alexander Dennis Enviro 400 7519 NK09 FNF to Ashington. DAF SB220 / Plaxton Prestige 4052 S352 KHN has transferred to Stockton while Volvo B10BLE / Wright Renowns 4506 V506 DFT and 4507 V507 DFT have transferred to Ashington, they are repainted but not yet refurbished. Dennis Dart SLF 1301 X475 GGO has transferred to Darlington.

Go North East

The revised Laser branding has been applied to Scania L94UB / Wright Solar’s 4968 NK53 UNU, 4970 NK53 UNW, 4971 NK53 UNX and 4972 NK53 UNY. Further Solar’s into the revised Loop livery are 5222 NK54 NVV (orange), 5223 NK53 NVW (green), 5225 NK54 NVY (turquoise) and 5226 NK54 NVZ (yellow) leaving 5221 and 5224 to be repainted. Currently on demonstration at Deptford is MAN CitySmart / Caetano WX12 EKO. Volvo Olympian / Northern Counties Palatine’s 3903 R261 LGH and 3935 R394 LGH have been sold to Ensign Bus Co.

Stagecoach North East

Volvo B10BLE / Alexander ALX300 21156 R256 KRG is now in service at Stockton displacing similar 21141 R241 KRG to Slatyford. MAN 18.220 / Alexander ALX300 22037 NK53 KFA has been repainted so no longer wears Megarider branding. Designline Olymbus’ 61001 VX04 MZG, 61002 NK05 RWN, 61003 NK05 PXM, 61004 NK05 RWO, 61005 NK05 OFM, 61006 NK05 PXL, 61007 NK05 RWL, 61008 NK05 RWU, 61009 NK05 PXJ and 61010 NK05 PXH have all now moved out of Walkergate depot having been sold to Nexgen Power. Alexander Dennis Enviro 300’s 27723 NK11 BFJ, 27724 NK11 BFL, 27725 NK11 BFM, 27726 NK11 BFN 27727 NK11 BFO, 27728 NK11 BFP, 27729 NK11 BFU, 27730 NK11 BFV, 27731 NK11 BFX, 27732 NK11 BFY, 27733 NK11 BFZ, 27734 NK11 BGE, 27735 NK11 BGF, 27736 NK11 BGO, 27737 NK11 BGU, 27738 NK11 BGV, 27739 NK11 BGX and 27740 NK11 BGY are all prepared for departure as Olympic shuttle vehicles. Various ALX300’s have been drafted into South Shields to cover which includes 21140 R1240 KRG, 21141 R241 KRG, 21146 R246 KRG and 21158 R258 KRG.

Classic Coaches

New here is Cateano Levante FJ08KMA along with DAF DB250 / Alexander ALX400 T319 FGN.

Compass Royston

Ayats Bravo NX07 BOU has been repainted into fleet livery.

Kingsley’s Coaches

Dennis Trident / Alexander ALX400 X235 NNO has been repainted green.

Scarlet Band

Leyland Olmpian / Alexander K719 ASC has been repainted into standard livery.

Stanley Travel

New is Volvo B9R / Plaxton Panther YN12 BWE.

Tees Valley Coach Travel

New is Volvo B9R / Plaxton Elite YN12 BPY.

Tees Valley Stagecarriage

Acquired are Dennis Trident / Alexander ALX400’s X276 NNO and X279 NNO.


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