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Ensign Happenings 2020
« on: January 31, 2020, 05:37:39 PM »
Well here we are folks, the first report for 2020 with
thanks to Ross for continuing to provide the information.

Happy New Year to one and all.

Purfleet in January as follows :

VEHICLES IN.

From Metroline : Enviro 400s LK08NVN / NVP / NVO / FND  LK58CNF / CNN / CNU  SN09CDV / CDY / CDX / CEK / CEF / CEJ / CEX  E200s YX10BDZ / BFL / BFM / BFO / BDV / BDY    Volvo B7TLs LK04CUH / CVE / CVL    Tridents LK05GFZ / GGU.

From Arriva London : Volvo B7TL LJ05GSU.

From Sargeants Coaches : Volvo B7RLE BF62UYM.

From Stagecoach Merseyside : Volvo B7R SP07HHU.

From Arriva Southern Counties : DAFs YJ58FJU / FJV   Solos YJ07VPW / VPX   Volvo B12B  5141MW

From National Express : Volvo B9R FJ12FYN.

From Stagecoach Bluebird : Volvo B7R SV09BHL.

From Stagecoach Highlands : Volvo B7Rs SV08DHF / DHN.

From First Essex : BMC’s  KP54AZU / LK54ANC / LK54ANR      Scania’s YS03ZKJ / ZKH / ZKK

From Dawson Rentals : E200s KX57FME / FMC  KX59CYW  KX08HME / UXU

From Go-Ahead London : Darts SN51UAV / LX06EYU.

From Stagecoach South East : Tridents MV52UJF / MX03KZP.

From First South Yorkshire : Volvo B7TL YN53EOL.

VEHICLES OUT

Volvo B12B 5141MW   Dart LX06EYU  : Candy Coaches, Morden.

Scania YT09YHU : Go Goodwins, Manchester.

Scania YT09YHL / YHO  : Ridleys Coaches, Warwick.

Scania’s YN04ANP / AMV  Volvo B7TL’s LX05FBK / FAM / FAA / X588EGK : York Pullman.

Dart GX06DXD   Volvo B7TL LJ55BTE : AOT Coaches, Nottingham.

Scania YN08MLY : Flagfinders Coaches, Braintree, Essex.

Scania’s YT09YHK / YHN : Coach Services, Thetford.

Volvo B7TL LJ53BDX : First Bus Stop, Gravesend.

E200 YY67USG : Sargeants Coaches, Kington, Herefordshire.

Scania LX09AEA : Belle-Vue, Manchester.

E200’s YX10BCV / BDZ : Nu-Venture, Maidstone.

E200 YX10BCY : National Driving Centre, Croydon.

Trident LX06AFZ : Punchdrunk Ltd, London N17.

Scania YT09YHW : Sussex Coaches, Brighton.

Volvo B7TL YJ04FZA : Pikes Coaches, Andover, Hants.

Volvo B7TL BX54DHK : CP Thalassiines, Paphos, Cyprus.

DAF DB250 LJ05BKX : Gloucester Minibus.

Volvo B7R SP07HHU  Volvo B9R FJ12FYN   Versa YJ58VBK   : Cymru Coaches.

BMC’s  KP54AZU / LK54ANC / LK54ANR : Southern Transit , Brighton.

Scania’s YN08MSX / MSV : Marshalls Coaches, Leighton Buzzard.

E200’s YY67USH YX10BFM / BFL / BFO : Warrington Transport.

Scania YN55NHZ : Johnsons Coaches, Hodthorpe.

Volvo B7TL LK04CVL : Bear Buses, Feltham, Middx.

Volvo B7TL LK04CUH : Scarborough Scenic Suncruisers.

Enviro200  KX57FME : Travel Express, Wolverhampton.

Volvo B7TL PA04CYE : Jans Coaches, Soham, Cambs.

E200 YX08MFA : Avondale, Glasgow.

ENSIGN FLEET.

E200s 705 / 706 / 707 / 708 / 711 / 712 sold to Warrington Transport.

In addition the following have gone for scrap :

E200 LJ56 VSX
Volvo B7TL LK04 CUU / X578EGK / BX55XMO / LK04UWP / LK04EKY
E400 LX58 DDN
Solo Y237LRR
Darts KX56 JZE / KX03HZE
DAFs LJ54BGK / LJ05BJV
Trident LN51 KXP

All to Shelton Motors.



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Re: Ensign Happenings 2020
« Reply #1 on: February 28, 2020, 05:24:16 PM »
With thanks to Ross Newman, the following are the movements for February.

Hello one and all

Ensign in February as follows:


VEHICLES IN.

From Arriva Southern Counties : Solo YJ57EJE

From National Express : Volvo B9R FJ12FYD.

From First Eastern Counties : Darts SN03WLK / WMX / WX05RVR   B7TL’s W756DWX / YJ51RRV / W221 / 224XBD / W422SRP.

From First Essex : Dart SN53KJY.

From Metroline : E400s SN09CFJ / CFK / CFL / CFM / CFO   E200s YX10BDE / YX11CNN.

From Youngs Coaches : Scania’s YN58BCU / BCY.

From Candy Coaches : Dart LX06EYU.

From Roy Kearney Coaches, Eire : Volvo B7TLs 00-D-40060 / 70164.

From Arriva London : B7TL LJ05BJO.

From Galleon Travel : Trident LK04FXL

From Go Ahead London : Darts PO56JFF / JFG.   Volvo B12B’s UK05BCL / LK53KVZ   Volvo B12M SF05XEC   Volvo B7TL’s LF52ZNH / ZNG.

VEHICLES OUT.

Volvo B7TL PG04WHN : Go Gold Ltd, Belfast.

Volvo B7TL’s BX55XNG / XNR / XNW / XNK : Bournemouth Yellow Buses, all converted to part open top.

E400’s LK08FND / NVN / NVP : First Group, all converted to part open top.

Versa YJ58VBL  Volvo B7RLE BF62UYM  Scania’s YN58BCV / BCY  : Cymru Coaches, Swansea.

Volvo B7TL PA04CYF : Portsmouth City Coaches.

DAFs YJ58FJU / FJV : Youngs Coaches, Cambridge.

Solo YJ07VPX : Galleon Travel, Roydon, Essex.

Scania LX09AHF : Sussex Coaches, Brighton.

E200  09-D-3733 now LX58LJA now with Axe Valley , Seaton, Devon.

E400s SN09CFO / CEJ / CFL / CFJ : Transdev.

Volvo B7TL YJ04FZA : Pikes Coaches, Andover, Hants.

E200 YX10BDV : Candy Coaches, Selborne, Hampshire.

Dart LX06EYU : Seaford and District.

Volvo B7RLE MX55NWF : Minibus Direct, Gloucs.

E200s KX57FMC / KX08UXU : Travel Express, Wolverhampton.

Scania YS03ZKH : Hadlow Community School, Hadlow, Kent.

Scania’s LX09AEL / FZU / FZW : Belle-Vue, Manchester.

DAF DB250 LJ05BJY : Compass Travel, Worthing.

Scania LX09AEB : Connexions Buses, Harrogate.

Volvo B7TL’s YN53EOL / YU52VYX : GDS Travel , Long Sutton, Lincs.

Dart PO56JFG : Go-Goodwins, Manchester.

E200 YX10BDY : Panther Travel, Harwich, Essex.

The following all to Shelton Motors for scrap : Tridents LK05GGU / X302NNO / MX03KZP / LK04FXL   Darts RN52FZA / FYO / SN03WLK
B7TL’s LJ05GSU / LK04EKY   Versa’s YJ58VBA / VBD    Solos YJ07VPW / Y237 / 238LRR  / KX55PFJ

Ensign Fleet.

B7TLs 901 and 906 sold to Sleadordian Coaches, Sleaford, Lincs.

That’s it.

Ross

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Re: Ensign Happenings 2020
« Reply #2 on: April 03, 2020, 05:35:56 PM »
Another update, with thanks as usual to Ross Newman

Hello one and all

Hope everyone is keeping well in these strange times.

This is the movements in March, which may well be the last for a while.

VEHICLES IN.

From Abbey Travel : Volvo B7TL LJ03MHY.

From First Essex : Darts SN53KJY / LK03UFB  /  B7TL X749VUA  / Trident  LT52XAC 

From Halton Transport : E200s  MX12DZJ / JXC / JXD / CFE / CFJ.

From Wheelers Travel : E200 YY66PFD.

From National Express : Volvo B9Rs FJ12FXD / FYR.

From Compass Bus : Volvo B7RLE DK09DZG.

From Metroline : E400s LK58KHP / LK08NVJ    Volvo B9TL BF10LTE.

From First Eastern Counties : Volvo B7L  MV02VBZ   Volvo B7TL  W774DWX.

From Stagecoach East : Tridents AE55DJV / AE06GZR / AE06GZV / AE06GZW.


VEHICLES OUT.

Dart PO56JFF   E400  LK55KJX : Aintree Coaches.

Volvo B12B UK05BCL : Candy Coaches, Selborne, Hampshire.

Volvo B7TL BX55XNG : Bournemouth Transport , converted to half top.

Scania LX09AHO / LX09FZT / LX09AHE : Belle-Vue, Manchester.

E200 FN57EWV : Select Bus Services, Swansea.

Volvo B9Rs FJ12FXD / FYR : Solus Coaches, Tamworth.

Volvo B12B LK53KVZ : Simmonds Coaches, Diss, Norfolk.

Scania YS03ZKJ : Hadlow Community School, Hadlow, Kent.

E200 YY66PFD :  Brighton and Hove.

E200 DK60AHO : Dons Coaches, Dunmow, Essex.

E200’s KX08HME / KX59CYW / MX12DZJ : Grant Palmer, Dunstable, Beds.

E400s LK08NVO / LK58CNF : First Scotland .


ENSIGN FLEET.

E400s SN09CDY / CEF / CEX / CFM / LK55KJX were all put into fleet temporarily for the emergency Barking – Walthamstow GOBLIN service in January and February.

The whole operational and vintage fleet has been delicenced with the exception of :

23 x Volvo B9TLs.
6 x E200 MMCs.
12 x BCI 2 axles.

An emergency timetable for Thurrock services has been introduced and in addition we are now operating 14 buses a day for Amazon; rail replacement for TFL and c2c is also continuing.

That’s it for now, not sure when the next one will be as most bus companies at present have yards full of buses they do not need.

Please stay safe and stay at home!

Ross


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Re: Ensign Happenings 2020
« Reply #3 on: May 01, 2020, 05:52:25 PM »
With thanks to Ross Newman, we have some details
of April movements:

Hello One and all

A much reduced volume of vehicle sales this month, for obvious reasons.

I hope you are all keeping well.

VEHICLES IN.

From Stagecoach London : Tridents LX03BYU / BYP.

From Galleon Travel : Trident LX04FYP.

From First Essex : Trident LN51DVM.

From Metroline : E200s YX10BFJ / BDU / BFF / YX11CNV   E400s SN09CEA / CEO / CFP / CFE / CEU / CDZ.

From First Eastern Counties : Volvo B7TLs W425SRP / LT52WTV.

From First Devon and Cornwall : Solos YJ05XOR / XNV / YJ55YGN / WX05RRY / RSO / RUA / RUJ / YK05CDO    Volvo B7TLs KP51WCY / X798NWR     Darts X201WAE / WK52WTV.

From First S Yorks : B7TL YU52VYL

VEHICLES OUT.

E400 SN09CFK : Peoplesbus, Liverpool.

Solo WK05RUA : OTS, Falmouth.

Solos YJ55YGN . YJ05XNV : Galleon Travel, Roydon, Essex.

E200 YX10BFJ : Panther Travel, Harwich, Essex.

The following have all gone to Shelton Motors for scrap :

Volvo B7TL’s LJ05GPY / X749VUA / W422 / 425SRP / W221 / 223 / 224XBD / W756 / 774DWX / LT52WTV / LK03GNJ / LK04CVF / YU52VYH    Tridents LX04FXP / MW52UJF / LK05GFZ      Darts : SN03WMX / LK03UFB.

That’s it.




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Re: Ensign Happenings 2020
« Reply #4 on: June 05, 2020, 02:55:22 PM »
Thanks to Ross, we have movements for May...

Hello one and all

Hoping that you are all in good health and keeping safe.

Purfleet in May as follows :

VEHICLES IN.

From Metroline : E400s SN09CFA / CEY / CDU / CFV / CFF / CFG / CFU / CEV / CFD / LK08DXU   E200s YX10BFK / BGU / BFU / YX60BZO 

From First South Yorkshire : Volvo B7TLs YU52VYL / KP51WBY / WBV.

From First Essex : Darts SN05EAG / EU05AUK / WX06OMM     Tridents LT52XAG / LN51GNJ   B7RLE MX05CCY    Scania YS03ZKB   E300s VX54MPZ / MRU / MRV.

From London United : Scania’s YP58ACF / ACJ / ACD.

From Galleon Travel : Darts SN55HSG / HW54BTZ.

VEHICLES OUT.

E400s SN09CEV / CEO / CEY / CDZ / CFP / CEU / CEA / CFE / CFA : Peoplesbus, Liverpool.

Volvo B9TL’s BF10LTJ / LTE : ASD Coaches, Strood, Kent.

E200 YX11CNY : A2B Travel, Cambridge.

E200 DK60AHN : Greenslades Coaches, Exeter.

E400 LK58CNN : First Group.

Volvo B7TL KP51WCY  : Mike Lawrenson, Preston.

Scania’s YP58ACD / ACF / ACJ : Happy Al’s, Liverpool.

Solos YJ05XOR / WX05RRY : Galleon Travel , Roydon, Essex.

The following all to Shelton Motors for scrap :

Tridents : LT52XAG / LT52WVD / LX03BYU / LX03BYP.

Volvo B7TL’s : KP51WBV / YJ51RRU / LF55CYZ.

Darts : NA52AWH / SN05EAG / EU05AUK.

That’s it.

Ross

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Re: Ensign Happenings 2020
« Reply #5 on: July 03, 2020, 05:41:47 PM »
June movements now available for Ensign, and the usual thanks
go to Ross for the info:

Hello All

Trusting everyone is safe and well, here is Purfleet in June :



VEHICLES IN.

From RATP London : Scania’s YN08DEU / DHA .

From First Wessex  : Scania’s YN04GNV / GNY / GNZ.

From Metroline : Volvo B7TL’s LK04ELV / NMA / NNA / CVP / CUJ     E400 LK58KHG.    Scania’s LK07BBJ / BBN / LK57KBE

From Chambers Farms : Solos YJ56AOM / AOR      Olympian N761JNO.

From Go-Ahead London : Darts EU53PYJ / SN03YBA   E400 LX56ETK   Volvo B7TL’s Y819 / 822 / 823TGH.

From First S Yorks : Volvo B7TL’s WU02KVJ / KVW / YU52VYE / LT52WUC / LT52WWK

From Tower Transit : Streetlites SN64CVF / CVR   Volvo B9TLs  BJ11DVU / DVK / DSO / DTY / DVH / DSV

From A2B Travel : E200 MX08ZDZ.

From First Essex : Tridents  LN51GMO / LN51GNP     Scania YS03ZKE  Darts  WX05UAN / SN05DZX   B10BLEs Y939CSF / X685ADK     B7RLE WX54XDC

From Manchester Community Transport : E200s MX62AWG / MX12DZB / DZC.

From First West of England : Scania LK55ACJ  /   Volvo B7Las W122CWR / WX55HVZ.

VEHICLES OUT

Scanias YN04GNV / GNZ : Connexions Buses, Harrogate.

Scania’s YN08DEU / DHA :  Wrights Coaches, Hoveton, Norfolk.

E400’s LK58CNU / SN09CFD / CFG :  Minibus Direct, Gloucester.

E200’s MX12JXD / DZB / MX62AWG : A2B, Cambridge.

Solo YK05CDO : Galleon Travel, Roydon, Essex.

Darts X201WAE / WK52MTV    E200’s MX08ZDZ / DK60AHL / AHP : Squarepeg Buses, Leeds.

Volvo B7L MV02VBZ : Northampton Transport Heritage.

Scania’s LX09AEK / LX58CFN / CFG : South West Coaches, Yeovil , Somerset.

E200 09-D-3731 now LX58LJV with Stantons Coaches, Stoke.

Volvo B12M SF05XEC : Candy Coaches, Slough.

E200’s MX12CFE / CFJ / JXC : Banga Buses, Wolverhampton.

Volvo B7TL LJ05GRF : Feeding Britain, London SW1.

Volvo B7TL X798NWR : Barway Services Ltd, Cambridge.

Solo WX05RSO   Scania LK57KBE  : Wealden PSV, Tonbridge, Kent.

Volvo B7TL’s Y819 / 823YGH : Bear Buses, Feltham, Middx.

Volvo B7TL LT52WUC : Burgers, Wings and Ribs LTD, Colchester, Essex.

Dart WX06OMM : Seaford and District.

E400’s SN09CEF / CEK / CDX : Warringtons Own Buses.

Volvo B7TL YU52VYE : South Staffs Coach Hire, Tamworth.

Scania LK07BBN : Wheelers Travel, Southampton.

The following all to Shelton Motors for scrap :

Volvo B7TL’s : LK04ELV / YU52VYJ / VYL / KP51WBY / Y822TGH / LK04NNA / LF52ZNH / LF52ZNG / LT52WWK / BX54DJD / BX54DHL / LJ03MHY.

Scania’s : LK07BBJ / YN04GNY .

Darts : SN53KJY / EU53PYJ .

Tridents : LN51DVM / LN51GMO / LN51GNJ    E400 LX56ETK.

Volvo B10BLE’s Y939CSF / X685ADK    Olympian N761JNO  B7LA’s W122CLR / WK55HVZ      Solos YJ56AOR / AOM   Javelin P899FMO

cheers


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