26/10/2011

Going Gold on the Stagecoach X4 Peterborough to Milton Keynes

As previously reported here on Andy's Bus Blog Stagecoach Midlands epic X4 route which runs between Peterborough, Corby, Northampton & Milton Keynes is due to be upgraded to a "Stagecoach Gold" specification service with new vehicles boasting leather coach seats and air chill.

There are 14 Alexander Dennis Enviro 400 bodied Scania N230UD's due for the service and the first of these have begun to arrive

Gregg Collins photographed 15741 KX61DKY whilst it was heading south on its delivery run...

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Front angle view of Stagecoach Midlands 15741 KX61DKY © Gregg Collins

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Rear angle view of Stagecoach Midlands 15741 KX61DKY © Gregg Collins

Mutly on A&TVBF reports that the first three of the vehicles have been delivered to the Scania dealership in Wellingborough - details of the first three being 15739-41 KX61DKU/V/Y. Once they have passed through the dealership they will be delivered to Stagecoach Midlands Kettering depot where the X4 is based.

Many thanks to Gregg Collins for the photographs and Mutly via A&TVBF for details of the first three vehicles