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28 November 2021 

Repaints last week included Optare Solo SR M925/Optare 661 (NK15 GFJ) into “Peterlee Purples” livery; Mercedes Citaro 0350N/Mercedes Citaro 5297 (NK08 CGZ) into Sunderland District Cherry livery, Wright Streetlite DF/Wright Streetlite Max Micro-Hybrid 5398 (NK15 ENL) and 5399 (NK15 ENM) into the new “Country Ranger” livery for service 8, Volvo B9TL/Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 6046 (NK12 GCX) into “Red Kite Ranger” livery for services 47/47, and Volvo B9TL/Wright Eclipse Gemini 9058 (SN57 DFJ) and 9059 (SN57 DFV) into Voyager livery, now numbered 6179 and 6180 respectively, following their permanent acquisition into the fleet. 

Optare Solo SR M925/Optare 661 (NK15 GFJ) has returned to service at Deptford, with similar 662 (NK15 GFO) taken out of service from Deptford for repaint in lieu. 

Scania CN230UB/Scania Omnicity 5251 (NK56 KHX) has been sold for scrap to Alpha Recovery, Weetslade. 

Mercedes Citaro 0350N/Mercedes Citaro 5281 (NK07 KPR) has returned off loan from A-line Coaches, and has now been withdrawn from service. 

Mercedes Citaro 0350N/Mercedes Citaro 5296 (NK08 CGY) and 5297 (NK08 CGZ) have both now returned to service at Deptford. 5304 (NK08 CHL), another example destined to transfer to Deptford after repaint, is also now out of service from Riverside for repaint. 

Wright Streetlite DF/Wright Streetlite Max Micro-Hybrid 5441 (NK16 AZW) has joined the two loanee vehicles at Chester-le-Street, providing cover for the “Coast & Country” branded examples undergoing repaint. 5395 (NK15 ENF) and 5397 (NK15 ENJ) are the pair which have come out of service this week. 

Volvo B9TL/Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 6044 (NK12 GCU) and 6046 (NK12 GCX) have returned to service at Consett. Released as a result is the 6-cylinder Wright StreetDeck/Wright StreetDeck Micro-Hybrid 3, 6377 (NK70 BYV), which has transferred to Riverside. 

Optare Versa V1110/Optare 8335 (NK11 HJF) has been fitted with USB charging ports, and has returned to service at Deptford. 

Ex-Lothian Buses Volvo B9TL/Wright Eclipse Gemini 9058 (SN57 DFU) and 9059 (SN57 DFV) have been purchased from Ensign Bus Company. Following up-seating to 83 seatbelted seats and repaint, the vehicles have been re-numbered 6179 and 6180 into the main fleet, respectively. 

For fleet news from 2 May to 21 November 2021, please refer to the Fleet Archive.


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