17/04/2015

Stagecoach Order 2015-16 ~ new buses expected at Norfolk Green and at Fenstanton for The Busway...

British Bus Publishing, publishers of numerous bus fleet handbooks have revealed further details of Stagecoach's 2015/16 vehicle order in their latest publication - the Stagecoach Bus Handbook 2015. In this short post we look at an outline of which vehicles are due for our area.

Norfolk Green
We will start with our local operator Norfolk Green who are expected to take delivery of 5 Optare Solo SRs with fleet numbers 48021-5, it is anticipated that they will be M990SL variants.

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Stagecoach's investment in The Busway fleet in Cambridgeshire continues with 20 new vehicles expected this year (c) Philip Slynn.

Stagecoach East
Over at Stagecoach East a total of 20 new vehicles are expected for the Cambridgeshire Busway operation at Fenstanton depot, due are 10 Alexander Dennis Enviro400 bodied Scania N230UDs numbered 15211-20 and 10 Wrightbus Eclipse Urban 3 bodied Volvo B8RLEs numbered 21301-10. It is expected that these will replace some of the original 09 registered batch of vehicles currently in The Busway fleet.

As with previous years it is worth noting that until the new vehicles arrive the details and allocation of them could be subject to change, check back for further updates!