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Service Updates

Service Information:

24th March 2020: COVID 19 News

With the stricter social distancing regulations coming in last night and the schools closed we have taken the decision to run the school holiday timetable as of tomorrow, Wednesday 25th March 2020. This will have the following effect,

954 Birchington to Sandwich – No Service

667 07:30 From Challock and 15:55 from Canterbury – No Service

638 07:35 From Faversham and 07:35 from Whitstable – No Service

638 14:55 From Faversham and 15:35 From Faversham – No Service

We apologies if this causes any inconvenience but we have not seen any passengers on these services and this allows us to concentrate our efforts on covering key services.

20th March 2020: COVID 19 News

The COVID 19 outbreak is causing severe problems in every walk of life. We would like to inform our passengers that all our services are still running as normal. Next week with the partial closure of schools the following services will remain in operation,

954 Birchington – Sandwich Technology School

620 Hastingleigh to Canterbury

667 Challock to Canterbury 

638 Whitstable to Faversham and Faversham to Whitstable

93 Martin Mill to Dover

35 Westgate-on-Sea to Westwood Cross

36 Herne Bay to QEQM

649 Canterbury

660 Stalisfield to Faversham to Tankerton

We have taken all the precautions we sensibly can to maintain the health of our drivers whilst they carry out their vital duties, but this responsibility is shared with our passengers. We remind all passengers that if you are showing any signs of coronavirus then please do not use our services or get on any form of public transport. This is to protect the health of everyone onboard and to help us keep our services running as smoothly as possible for as long as we can. 

5th March 2020: 08:30hrs: All Services.

Sea Street in Whitstable is currently closed. The one way system in the town has been reversed with buses unable to serve Horsebridge. They are stopping in Harbour Street on the opposite side to the bus stop when heading towards Tankerton. Buses heading from Tankerton towards the Tollgate are operating via Cromwell Road and are unable to serve the bus stops at Harbour Street, St Alphege’s or the library. The closest stop for Harbour Street is the bus stop in Cromwell Road by The Tank Car Park. This affects Services 638, 660 and the Whitstable Tesco Free Bus

The railway bridge at Chestfield and Swalecliffe railway station is closed for another three weeks due to gas works under the bridge. This affects the Tesco Free Bus which is on diversion via Ham Shades Lane in Whitstable and will be running late due this diversion.

Service 36 is seeing delays due to two set of temporary traffic lights in Margate Sea Bathing and Herne Bay High Street. The lights in Herne Bay High Street has resulted in the closure of the Richmond Street stop going towards Margate – the nearest stop in now at the Fire Station. 

Future Disruptions: 

Updated 28th 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 20th February 2020.

ADVANCED WARNING! Station Road Westgate-On-Sea: Service 35.

This will be closed for Friday 21st February to allow the removal of a railway footbridge. The bus will be unable to serve Westgate Railway Stations on journeys from Margate to Westgate Mountfield Way. During this time all journeys to Mountfield Way will stop opposite the Carlton Cinema.

Updated 18th February 2020

Brogdale Road ADVANCED WARNING 11th – 13th March 2020

Brogdale Road will be closed at the junction Eastling Road and Vicarage Lane. This will affect service 660 on journeys between Faversham, Eastling and Stalisfield Green. More details to follow.

 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.

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Phone

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Location

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