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Service Updates

Service Information:

18th February 2020: All services

Please remember we are running to a school holiday timetable this week. Also there are a few road closures and diversions around that affect our services. We are also on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Future Disruptions: 

Updated 14th February 2020.

Whitstable Sea Street ADVANCED WARNING 1st – 20th March 2020.

This will be closed due to sewer works. This will affect services 638, 660 and Tesco Free Bus. Buses FROM Tollgate towards Whitstable Harbour will operate through the town centre which will be one way. 638 and 660 will serve Harbour Street (with the traffic flow reversed) going towards the harbour. All buses heading towards the Tollgate will divert along Cromwell Road (which will be one way) with the stop by the Tank Top Car Park being the closest stop for Harbour Street. 

UPDATED 4th FEBRUARY 2020.

Service 36 ADVANCE WARNING 17th – 21st February 2020.

Sweechbridge Road in Hillborough will be closed between 17th and the 21st February. This will affect our Service 36 between Herne Bay and Margate. During this time the buses will divert through Neville Road and Barnes Way. We will be unable to serve the stop by Forge House/Hillborough School.

UPDATED 3rd FEBRUARY 2020:

Belmont Road Whitstable ADVANCE WARNING 17th February.

Belmont Road in Whitstable will be closed (again) from Monday 17th February until Monday 2nd March. This will affect service 638 which runs between Whitstable and Faversham. During this time the 638 will serve Grimshill Estate via Saddleton Road in both directions and will be unable to serve Belmont Road or the Cranleigh Gardens stop in Grimshill Road. This will not affect any school services.

Service 61 ADVANCE WARNING Tower Street Dover 17th February.

Tower Street in Dover will be closed from Monday 17th February to Friday 21st February 2020. This will affect evening service 61 on journeys between Aycliffe, Dover Town Centre & Whitfield. During this time the service will be unable to serve Tower Street or Tower Hamlets Road.

Service 35 ADVANCE WARNING Westgate Station Road 21st February.

Station Road in Westgate will be closed on Friday 21st February to allow the removal of an old railway footbridge. The road will be closed from 12:00 (midday) on 21st and will re-open at 06:00 on Saturday 22nd February. This will affect our service 35 on journeys heading towards Mountfield Way. During this time service 35 will stop opposite the Carlton Cinema. All Margate/Asda/Westwood bound journeys will remain as normal.

Service 544 ADVANCE WARNING Littlebourne 16th February 2020.

The A257 Canterbury to Sandwich Road will be closed at Littlebourne from Sunday 16th February until Saturday 22nd February. This will affect the 544 Walmer- Canterbury service that runs on Wednesday 19th February and also the same service on Saturday 22nd February if the road is still closed at this time. On both days the bus service will divert through to the A2 and enter/leave Canterbury via New Dover Road.

UPDATED 25TH FEBRUARY 2020.

Service 36 ADVANCE WARNING 17th – 21st February 2020.

Sweechbridge Road in Hillborough will be closed between 17th and the 21st February. This will affect our Service 36 between Herne Bay and Margate. More details to follow later.

Service 638 ADVANCE WARNING 19th February..

On 10th February Butlers Hill at #Dargate will be closed until the 19th February. This will affect the 638 between Whitstable and Faversham. During this time we will be unable to serve The Dove Inn or Woodlands. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Service 638: Belmont Road, Whitstable. January 2020.

6th January 2020, Belmont Road in Whitstable will be closed for up to 8 days. This will affect our service 638 between Whitstable & Faversham. During the closure, the bus will serve Sydney Road via Saddleton Road and Grimshill Road in both directions.

Tesco Free Bus This Christmas.

Whiststable Tesco Free Bus will operate on the following days over the Christmas period.

Tuesday 24th

Friday 27th

Tuesday 31st

From Thursday 2nd normal service resumes.

Christmas & New Year.

Tuesday 24th……. Normal Service (except services 90/61/61A  finish at 21:00).

Wednesday 25th.. No Service.

Thursday 26th ……No Service.

Friday 27th…………Saturday Service (except 541 service).

Saturday 28th…….Normal Saturday Service.

Sunday 29th………Normal Sunday Sunday Service.

Monday 30th……..Saturday Service (except 541 service).

Tuesday 31st…….Saturday Service (except 541 and services 90/61/61A  finish at 21:00).

Wednesday 1st …No Service.

Thursday 2nd……Normal service resumes.

Service 638: Belmont Road, Whitstable. January 2020.

6th January 2020, Belmont Road in Whitstable will be closed for up to 8 days. This will affect our service 638 between Whitstable & Faversham. During the closure, the bus will serve Sydney Road via Saddleton Road and Grimshill Road in both directions.

Service 638: Sydney Road.

On 7th November Sydney Road in Whitstable will be closed for road repairs. These repairs are meant to up to last 3 days. During this time service 638 will be unable to serve Sydney Road And instead will divert via Grimshill Road. 

23rd October 2019: St Nicholas-at-Wade: Service 36.

 Tomorrow (Wednesday 23rd October) Service 36 will be unable to serve St Nicholas village due to a road closure between Manor Road and Down Barton Road. This is to allow for highway repairs to be carried out and is for only one day.

Faversham Area Road Works.

Over then next few months there will be a large amount of roadworks in the Faversham area. These are mostly in the form of temporary traffic lights and will no doubt have an impact on the traffic in the town. This of course will affect our services in the area namely the 638 Faversham to Whitstable bus and the 660 Whitstable to Faversham to Eastling bus. Please follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook to get up to date bus route news.

Wincheap Road, Canterbury

There will be temporary traffic signals in place on 12th & 13th October and again on 19th & 20th October. These will be between the petrol station and number 190. This will affect our service 667 to Challock as well as our other services in the area with the knock on effect of traffic. 

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Forthcoming Roadworks Seasalter 7th- 8th October 2019.

Faversham Road will be closed for gas repairs on the above date. The closure will be just past the Alberta Holiday Park and will affect our 660 route. During this period 660 will operate via the Thanet Way and will serve Graveney Murton Place.

Service 541 Kingsdown Diversion.

Just a reminder that the 541 service is currently unable to serve The Rise at Kingsdown due to SGN Gas Replacement roadworks which have closed the junction of The Rise and Glen Road. On Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays the 541 will operate via Ringwould and Ringwould Road to Victoria Road and will stop at the TOP END of The Rise. Please signal clearly to the driver when you see the bus coming. This particular diversion is in place until 16th August and will affect the running times on this service.

From 16th August until the 28th October the SGN Gas Replacement roadworks will be working in Glen Road which will be closed as a result. The 541 service will again be on diversion and will operate Granville Road, Kingsdown Road (the seafront), Upper Road and then on to The Rise. From The Rise 541 will pick up the normal route to Victoria Road. 

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