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New Electric Hybid buses in Newcastle
|15th July 2011
Yesterday saw the first day in service of the new and evolutionary ADL Enviro E400 Hybrid buses in Newcastle.
Twenty of the new "green" buses are due in service in the next month.
They are painted in the Stagecoach Corporate livery but in the "green version", the interiors are also finished to a high grade in the "green" version of trim with matching ceiling panels and flooring
The buses are much quieter, smoother and less polluting than the conventional E400 models which they supplement in Newcastle
They are in use on services 39 and 40 on the cross city corridor
Here NX11 DHD 12065 passes St James Park on an Eastbound Service 39
"Green" buses for Arriva in the North East
|19th January 2013
Arriva have announced their plans for new "Geen" buses to enhance some of their North East Services
Ten ndew hybrid Dikesel Electic doubledeck buses willbe added to the fleet for the busy 306 service which opperates between Blyth and Ndewcastle
Twelve CNG MAN EcoCity buses will be allocated to Darlington for the 11 and 12 local services .
Both are part funded by the Governments Green Bus Fund to improve the environment in the North East
"EcoCity" for Arriva
The EcoCity buses for Darlington will be MAN buses running on CNG, held in roof tanks
This is a similar bus in use at Warroington
Gas buses for Stagecoach Sunderland
27th June 2013
Stagecoach have issued a newsrelease refering to new deliveries in 2013
These include Seventeen Scania/ADL Enviro 300 single-decker biomethane gas buses to to be introduced in Sunderland at a cost of £3 million
Robert Montgomery, Managing Director of Stagecoach UK Bus, said: We are pleased that our customers in Sunderland will benefit from new biomethane gas buses, which will have lower carbon emissions and help deliver a better living environment for local people.
New Operation Manager for Stagecoach North East
19th September 2013
Mathew Cranwell has been appointed operations Director for Stagecoach North East. He will be based at Wheatsheaf Head Office.
Mathew is making a return to the region having been previously been Assistant Operations Manager at Walkergate before taking up an appointment with Stagecoach North West.
He started with Stagecaoch as a member of the Graduate Training programme
We welcome him and wish him well in his new appointment.
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