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03/03/20 - Volvo B7TL/Transbus 2969 returned to use at Newtownabbey at the start of March, after completion of engine repairs. Scanias 132 and 1720 (Contract Fleet) are now in Reserve, their replacements being B12M/Plaxton 116/8/9 which have been received from Ulsterbus. Scania/Wright 781 has gont to Hamill for scrap.

04/02/20 - Scania L94/Wright 792 (TCZ 1792) was transferred to Reserve on 31/01/20 and sister vehicle 804 (UCZ 8804) was detaxed on the same date for engine repairs. Also detaxed on 31/01/20 was Wright StreetDeck 3142 (LGZ 5142) following accident damage suffered on the Doagh Road, Newtownabbey on 24/01/20. Optare Solo minibus 1920 (CGZ 6308, ex VOI 205, VOI 201) which was detaxed on 31/12/19 with ongoing gearbox issues was transferred to Reserve on 31/01/20.

03/01/20 - Scania K94IB/Irizar Intercentury coaches 1689 (TCZ 1689) and 1747 (EEZ 6747) were detaxed to Reserve on 31/12 and returned to Ulsterbus on the same date. Optare Solo minibus 1920 (CGZ 6308, ex VOI 205, VOI 201) which was recently returned to service following repair was detaxed again on 31/12 with ongoing gearbox issues. One disposal during December was Optare Solo minibus 1915 (DEZ 8915) which passed to Hamill, Ahoghill for scrap.

01/01/20 - Seasons Greetings and a Merry New Year from Irish Transport Heritage.

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