Expected to join this fleet are from Leeds 9 Volvo B7TL Alexander ALX400, 14 Volvo B7TL Wright Eclipse Geminis & 19 Volvo B9TL Wright Geminis. This is to replace some older vehicles (Volvo Olympians, Wright Libertors). Repaited into new livery Volvo B7TL Alexander ALX400 31786/31140 (YN53EOL/YU52VYR) 31786 becoming the first repaited at Doncaster after loosing its Frenchgate shopping allover advert. Also repainted are Volvo B7TL Plaxton Presidents 32108-10/32308-12 (LT02ZCY/DH/J/LK03NHH/J/M/L/N) And Volvo B7L Wright Eclipse Urban 60707-12/15/16/18/22/24 (MV02VAF/H/J/K/M/O/VBG/J/L/P/VCD). Marshall Capital 41780-8 (X513/781-5/514/787/8HLR) are expected to move to Rotherham from Sheffield allong with certain Volvo B7TL Alexander ALX400. It is expected that a major allocation change is expected to occur shortly.
Sheffield Communtiy Transport:
The two new ADL Enviro 200 reported here are to the old style bodywork layout
Expected are 14 ADL Dart Enviro 200, 6 for Barnsley and 8 for Holbrook for routes 1 (Barnsley-Staincross) and 25 (Woodhouse-Bradway). At Chesterfield new Scania N230 ADL Enviro 400 15824-9 (YN12GYO/P/R-U) have enterd service with 15824-7 branded for route 43 (FourtyThree) and 15828/9 branded for Sheffield Megarider which can also be use on the Sheffield-Chesterfield services. All Barnsleys Dennis Trident ADL Enviro 400 we're returned form the Olympics on the 14/08 however 19559/60/4-6 (YN59EAF/G/W-Y) have returned to London and the Stagecoach Events fleet. In replacement Barnsley now have Scania N230 ADL Enviro 400 15688/90/1 (YN60ADX/Z/ADO) (The first of this type at Barnsley) and MAN 18.240 ADL Enviro 300 22546/7 (YN57MXO/P) and these have come from Chesterfield & Rawmarsh depots respectivly, Both part of Stagecoach Yorkshire. Dennis Dart SLF East Lancs Spryte 33234/41/5 (S134SHE/T141/5JKY) join the magic bus fleet at Rawmarsh in Rotherham, They have been reregistard 1975 HE/3141 HE/8054 HE respectivly. Reserve fleet Dennis Dart Plaxton Pointer I 33082 (P978LNB) is in use at Rawmarsh but as i understand it, Based at Chesterfield. All Buses that went out on Olympic Cover to other depots have all returned, The only change saw Ecclesfield keep 22612-5 (YN08JGU/V/X/Y) and gained 22559 (YN57MYC) from Chesterfield, I understand more movements between Chesterfield & Ecclesfield regarding the MAN Enviro 300 could occur shortly. ADL Dart SLF Pointer 2 35236 (YN56OMS)