Reading Transport Fleet List:
835-7 have been sold to Uno, Hatfield. Thanks to Bob Stanger for this.
1012/13 have been withdrawn for sale. Demonstrator 498 departed sometime week commencing 10th November.
211 had returned to service in silver by 5th December, and 213 had
returned from repaint by 7th. Earlier returns to service following
repaint than previously noted are 212 by 19th November rather than 21st,
and 1209 on 31st October rather than 6th November. Thanks to Brian Coney
for this. 213 re-entered service on 9th. Thanks to John Wheeler for
this. The repaint of 1207 into Jet Black livery was complete at Hants &
Dorset trim and was ready to be returned on 5th December. It was back in
service by 11th.
Reading Transport Alexander Dennis
Enviro 300SGs: 433/4 had their Lime 2 branding amended to remove
Peppard Common on approx 22nd November following the service being split
in the Town Centre in July, although 432 has yet to be amended. Thanks
to Brian Coney and James Cusworth for this.
Carousel Fleet List:
919/20/22 have been sold to Ensignbus (dealer) whilst 415/7 have
returned to service from Thames Travel, as has 480 which had been in use
as a mobile office. Thanks to Malcolm Crowe for this.
Courtney Buses Fleet List: Five ADL
Enviro 200s KX64 AEF/G/J-L for Bedfont Lakes and one Optare Solo KX64
AEM for Foundation Park are due shortly to enter service on 5th January.
Existing Foundation Park YJ10 EZX will be allocated to the Milton Park
contract. These are likely to see off some of the Solos that are in
plain white. Thanks to Glenn De Sousa for this.
First Berkshire Fleet List: 65621/2
were withdrawn in November after being off the road for a while. 41772
and 65602 left the fleet in November presumed for scrap. 4012-21 and the
'route 90' Dennis Tridents are in the process of being fitted with
leather seats, 64012/3 being treated in November and 64017 in December
with 33142 and 64016 currently away.
The Tridents will also be repainted at the same time. 64001/2
were swapped between Bracknell and Slough in October, returning in
November. 64032/43 returned to Slough from loan to Bracknell in October
with 64035/38/42 going on loan in the opposite direction. 64037 went on
loan from Slough to Bracknell in November with 64038/42 returning. Then
in November / early December 64035/7 were returned with 64032/4 going on
loan in their place. 6Thanks to Brian Coney for this.
Fleet Buzz Fleet List: 25246/7/9
were withdrawn on 28th November and 25248 on 5th December at the end of
their leases for return to the leasing company. In their place 34414/5
have transferred from Worthing, and pending service reductions in
January 33319 is on loan from Stagecoach South East and plain white
33382 from Norfolk Green. 34373 has gone into reserve whilst 16590 and
36028/9 have returned to Basingstoke. 47541 transferred to Aldershot on
10th November, with 47539 having also been in use between approx
September and 10th November. Reserve 33325/6 (ex reading 601/3) were
sold to Stephensons of Essex on 19th November. 34367/71/75 have also
left the fleet.
Stewarts of Mortimer Fleet List: A
previously unreported Enviro 200 new in 2011 is YX11 CNZ. Thanks to Tony
Atkins for this. Also a further Irizar i6 new in November 2013 was YN63
Truemans Fleet List: Two
further Irizar i6s arrived in June 2013 registered J600/700 TRU. Thanks
to James Cusworth for this.
Weavaway Travel Fleet List: Optare Versas YJ13 HHU-Z have transferred from Greenham to
Didcot and gained South
Midland fleetnames in exchange for Enviro 200s YX63 ZVJ-P which will gain Newbury & District lettering.
Thanks to David Wilder for this.
Oxford Bus Company Fleet List:
Mercedes Citaro demonstrator BP14 FJZ arrived on loan in late November
and has been given fleet number 821. It has allowed 874 to return to
Carousel Buses (873 remaining on loan) Thanks to Ralph Adams for this.
862 went on loan to Thames Travel in late November gaining Thames Travel
fleetnames on Oxford red livery. Thanks to Graham Low for this. 11
double deckers are on order for 2015 along with the 8 Plaxton Elite i's.
900 is on loan term loan rather than a purchase. 112 has transferred to
Carousel Buses to cover a centre door removal program starting with 104.
Thanks to Malcolm Crowe for this. 212/3 remain on loan to Thames Travel
despite the arrival of the new Brookesbus Enviro 400s. Thanks to Martin