As Stagecoach are now moving buses into The Ride prior to them, taking over in September we are now able to confirm members of the fleet rather than just speculate on what is due to come.
© Adrian RobertsEx Stagecoach Cumbria, from Carlisle depot, we see from the left 37119 YY14WFK, 37117 YY15WFH, 37115 YY14WFF and 37113 YY14WFD, parked at The Ride, in Plymouth, the current depot of First Group. These have recently been transferred to be part of the new Stagecoach Plymouth Fleet from September
© Adran Roberts
Solo's from Stagecoach Exeter, from the left 47086 WA04TWZ, 47089 WA04TXD and 47090 WA04TXE, along with Enviro ex Carlisle 37116 YY14WFG, are seen parked at The Ride in Plymouth, ready to be part of the Plymouth Fleet from September. 17th Aug 2015
You can see the appeal of The Ride Depot to Stagecoach as it has plenty of room, so SC can bring their fleet in well before the takeover without impacting on the day to day operations of First while they are still in charge.
© Adrian Roberts
A view across the yard, at The Ride in Plymouth, First Group current home, and the homebase buses flank some new arrivals from Carlisle, in the form of four Enviro 200's. 17th Aug 2015
Thanks to Bobby Darch among others I can also confirm other arrivals in Plymouth yesterday:
I still have quite a bit of work to bring it all back up to date but these buses have now all been added to my Fleetlisting