Go South Coast[1] is an intermediate holding company responsible for the Go-Ahead Group's bus operations on the South Coast of England.


In August 2003 the Go-Ahead Group purchased the business of Wilts & Dorset including its Damory Coaches and Tourist Group subsidiaries,[2] followed in July 2005 by Southern Vectis including its Solent Blue Line subsidiary[3] In February 2006 Wilts & Dorset purchased bus refurbishment bus company Hants & Dorset Trim.[4]

At this stage Go-Ahead consolidated the management of its south coast operations under Go South Coast in Poole. In October 2006 Marchwood Motorways was purchased.[5][6]


Go-South Coast does not operate any buses in its own right, all being operated by subsidiary companies. Operators in italics are considered part of and managed by the bigger company above.


As at June 2012 Go South Coast operate 750 buses and coaches from nine depots.[7]

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