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Southern Coast Transit
, established in 1995, is a transport company that has operated 320 buses in south-western Perth
Perth is the capital and largest city of the Australian state of Western Australia and the fourth most populous city in Australia. The Perth metropolitan area has an estimated population of almost 1,700,000....
Australia , officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a country in the Southern Hemisphere comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands in the Indian and Pacific Oceans. It is the world's sixth-largest country by total area...
since 1996 under contracts with the Department of Transport / Public Transport Authority.
Previously owned by the Transport Management Group and then National Express, Southern Coast Transit is now owned by Veolia Transport Australia formerly Connex
, and it was renamed as Veolia Transport
Veolia Transport is the international transport services division of the French-based multinational company Veolia Environnement...
Southern Coast Transit has depots in :
- East Perth
East Perth is an inner suburb of Perth, Western Australia, located next to the Perth CBD.Primarily an industrial area in the early twentieth century, it was the location of the East Perth gas works, East Perth Power Station , the East Perth railway yard, and East Perth engine sheds.A considerable...
(for exclusive use by Perth CAT buses)
O'Connor is a predominantly industrial suburb of Perth, Western Australia, located within the City of Fremantle. It was established in 1955 and is named after the Irish engineer, C.Y...
(named after its contract area - Fremantle)
Mandurah is the second-largest city in Western Australia and is located approximately south of the state capital, Perth.The city attracts a large number of tourists, including many international visitors...
Rockingham is a suburb and primary centre in Western Australia south-west of the Perth city centre and south of Fremantle. It has a beachside location at Mangles Bay, the southern extremity of Cockburn Sound. To its north stretches the maritime and resource-industry installations of Kwinana and...
Nowergup is a rural locality about north of Perth, Western Australia. Its Local Government Area is the City of Wanneroo.-History:The suburb of Nowergup takes its name from Lake Nowergup...
Joondalup is a regional metropolitan city within Perth, Western Australia, approximately north of Perth's central business district.It acts as the primary urban centre in Perth's outer northern suburbs.-History:...
Wangara is a light industrial suburb of Perth, Western Australia, located within the City of Wanneroo. According to the 2006 Census, It contains very few private dwellings.-Transport:...
Southern Coast Transit operates the following types of vehicles:
- Mercedes-Benz O305
Mercedes-Benz O305 is a rear-engined bus model built in West Germany between 1967 and 1987. The O305 was built as a successor of the O317 and was the Mercedes-Benz adaptation of the first so called "Standard-Linienbus" design, that was produced by many different German bus manufacturers. The...
- 3 Remaining in service
- Mercedes-Benz O305G
- Mercedes-Benz O405
The Mercedes-Benz O 405 was a highly successful single-decker bus chassis built by Mercedes-Benz from the mid-1980s to the early 2000s. It was the replacement for the Mercedes-Benz O305 chassis and was widely used in Europe, Australia and Singapore....
- Mercedes-Benz O405NH (diesel and natural gas)
- Mercedes-Benz OC500LE CNG (natural gas)
- Mercedes-Benz OC500LE
The Mercedes-Benz OC 500 LE is a modular, heavy-duty, twin-axle bus chassis produced by Mercedes-Benz/EvoBus Ibérica S.A. in Sámano, Spain. It was designed as a platform for low-entry city, suburban, and intercity buses weighing a maximum of 18,000 kg. It has much in common with the chassis...
A diesel engine is an internal combustion engine that uses the heat of compression to initiate ignition to burn the fuel, which is injected into the combustion chamber...
- Currently being delivered to Mandurah Depot with 2201 & 2202 the first to be delivered on the 11/02/2011
- Renault PR100.2
- Renault PR180.2 (articulated)
- Scania L94UA
The Scania L94 is a longitudinal inclined-engined bus built by Scania AB, which was a direct replacement of Scania L113. It is used widely in Scandinavia, the United Kingdom, Brazil and Australia...
- Volvo B7RLE
Volvo B7RLE is a low-floor single-deck citybus launched initially in Australia in 2001, and then in the United Kingdom in 2003 to supplement the B7L single-decker, which was unsuccessful in both countries. It is similar to the B7L's predecessor, the B10BLE...