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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.
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.