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January 2015

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  • News Page: Broad Street Arena Traffic Light Switch-off Trial with photos of 434 and 860


  • Reading Transport Fleet List: 1012/13 have been sold to Midland Classic, 1013 departing on 3rd and 1012 gone by 4th. Meanwhile it has been decided to retain 1031 and repaint it into the current two tone gray generic livery. Delivery of 759-74 has been delayed by a month until April to allow some additional modifications to be made.
  • Reading Transport Alexander Dennis Enviro 300s: Former 970/1 have passed from CT Plus, Bristol to Diamond, Birmingham.
  • Carousel Buses Fleet List: 921 was sold to Ensignbus (dealer) in November. 919/20/22 passed from Ensignbus (dealer) to Redbridge Transport in November and 921 in December.
  • Mortons Fleet List: L338 KCK has been repainted into South West Trains livery.
  • Weavaway Travel Fleet List: The eight VDL Futuras were delivered to Moseley (dealer) in September, and entered the fleet this month. Eight new Volvo/Jonkheeres are also due shortly and should be registered BL64 MEV/MFA/MFE/MFF/MFJ/MFK/MFN/MFO along with three new 9.7 metre ADL Enviro 200s for Newbury and District to replace YX59 BXL-N, and two new 8 seater non-PCVs which should be registered YC64 PDU/PFA. Thanks to David Wilder for this.
  • Oxford Bus Company Fleet List: Five coaches are in the process of being added to the fleet for operation on the National Express 737 service. 48-50 are loan vehicles from National Express whilst 51/2 are Volvo B9 / Caetano Levantes acquired from Go North East. 48/49/51/52 have arrived, with the identity of 50 still to be confirmed. An unidentified ex London Volvo / Plaxton President appears to be in use on training duties. Thanks to Malcolm Crowe for this. 821 is thought to have been acquired as replacement for Thames Travel 853, with a bus to transfer there permanently later in the year. This may or may not be current loan 862. 873 may now have returned to Carousel as 872/3 were on loan to cover for WiFi fitting which now appears basically complete. Thanks to Chris Maxfield for this.
  • Stagecoach in Oxfordshire Fleet List: 15609 has returned from accident repairs at Witney, but covering 15933 remains on loan. Thanks to Chris Maxfield for this. Reserve 22771 has returned to service at Oxford.
  • Stagecoach Midlands (in Warwickshire) Fleet List: Loaned 33397 and 34119 have permanently transferred to Stagecoach Cumbria. Reserve 34491 has returned to service at Rugby to cover for repairs to 36213. Scania / Caetano Levantes 59301-5 have arrived for temporary use on Megabus services. Car 91865 has replaced 95319.

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