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"Our fully qualified vehicle mechanics work to an exceptionally high standard."

Keeping you on the road

Our workshop facilities can provide a cost effective means of keeping your favourite vehicles on the road.

Electrical diagnostic & repairs, we specialise in Lucas, Simms and CAV systems.

We have the specialist equipment required to maintain many types of London buses, including the Routemaster braking system.

Our fully qualified vehicle mechanics are trained and experienced on PSV regulations.  They can present vehicles on behalf of owners for Class 5 & 6 M.O.T. tests.

We are insurance approved for arranging collection and delivery and have access to a reputable and experienced recovery company for vehicles needing heavier surgery!


Our workshops provide servicing for a variety of buses.

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Buses are our strength, we provide the best care for them, to suit your budget.

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Our engineering department carries a wide selection of PSV parts, including 24/12v light bulbs, covering the full range of Routemaster types.

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Full tea making facilities are available on site. A true and proper bus company.

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Southern Transit offers comprehensive off site engineering, including breakdown assistance, with fast response times.

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What vehicles can you service?

We have experience in a large range buses including most types of vintage vehicles as well as more modern fleets.

Do you sell spare parts?

We can help but owing to the nature of the question you are better making a direct enquiry with our engineering department.

We carry an extensive range of hard to find lightbulbs for the iconic Routemaster bus that we can sell.

What is this specialist equipment?

The Routemaster bus has a specialist braking system made by Lockheed, that require a special device to ensure the brakes work properly by charging them up.

How do I book my vehicle in?

Phone our engineering department to discuss when it would be convenient for your requirements. If you require an MOT or pre MOT work, we would suggest that to ensure that you allow a minimum of 6 weeks.

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