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SEPTEMBER JOURNAL
 
Highlights in this edition :-

Update of Stagecoach South and Stagecoach South East vehicle news

Details of Stagecoach South's new Envrio200 MMCs, due soon for Basingstoke

Stagecoach South acquires two more Tridents from London for spares

Stagecoach South vehicle loans for events at Goodwood and Wentworth are fully catalogued

Stagecoach South starts another two services in Andover

Two former London Scania OmniCitys added to the Stagecoach South East fleet, with another two expected

Stagecoach South East trials an electric bus on the Canterbury Park & Ride services

Stagecoach South East disposes of three Optare Solos to the Cheltenham & Gloucester fleet

The first few Brighton & Hove dual-doorway diesel-electric Enviro400ERs enter service

Phase 1 of the Valley Gardens, Brighton traffic management scheme implemented

B&H and Metrobus ‘Tap on Tap off’ contactless ticketing goes live

Compass Bus sell its three remaining Optare SR buses

First Hampshire & Dorset route-brand buses for a competitive service in Southampton

The Big Lemon standardise on Optare Solo buses, disposing of its Darts & Enviro200s

Three Seaford and District tri-axle buses start work on school services and two more Caetano Levantes are to join the fleet for college contracts

This bumper 58 page edition has fifteen topical colour photographs.  It was sent for printing on 3rd October so should be put into the post to members a little into week commencing 7th October.

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NEW AND RECENT SEC PUBLICATIONS

The following new publications are now available. For details of how to purchase them by post please see our publications page. 
 
Brighton Hove & District Fleet History Part 12 - 1969-1971 Southdown-Owned but Red and Cream - vehicles numbered from 2093 to 2127 and 2211 to 2213 (published October 2018)

NEW: Southdown Enthusiasts Club Fleet Book 2019 updated to May 2019 showing the current fleets of Stagecoach South, Stagecoach South East, Brighton & Hove and First Hampshire & Dorset

NEW: Sussex Independents 2019 updated to May 2019 showing the fleets of Compass Bus and other smaller operators in Sussex, together with details of routes that these companies operate

 
NEW: Fleet and Routes 1939 showing the Southdown fleet and routes operated in 1939. This is a completely revised version of the book first published in 1974 including research undertaken for the SEC Southdown Fleet History series.
 
NEW: Miscellany edition no.152 (Published May 2019)
 

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