Christmas and New Year service arrangements

Christmas and New Year service arrangements in Kent and Surrey

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Day
Date
Service level
Monday 23rd December

Normal Monday school-holiday timetables will apply

Tuesday 24th December

Tuesday school-holiday timetables will apply, with many services finishing early. The following journeys will not run:

  • Service 3: Maidstone town centre to Maidstone Hospital - The following journeys will not run:
    2240 from Chequers
    2300 from Maidstone Hospital
  • Service 4: Maidstone town centre to Downswood - The following journeys will not run:
    1811 from Chequers
    1745 from Downswood
  • Service 5: Maidstone to Sandhurst - The following journey will not run:
    2320 from Maidstone King Street
  • Service 9: Maidstone town centre to Grove Green - The following journeys will not run:
    1750 from Chequers
    1650, 1730 from Grove Green
  • Service 12: Maidstone to Tenterden - The followiong journeys will not run:
    2305 from Royal Star Arcade
    2215 from Tenterden
  • Services 34/35: Guildford to Camberley - The following journeys will not run:
    1948, 2008, 2108, 2208, 2308 Camberley to Guildford
    2039, 2139, 2239 St. John's Road to Woking
    1932, 2032, 2132 Guildford to Camberley
    2232 Guildford to Lightwater
    2033, 2133, 2233 Woking to St. John's Road
    Service 36: Burpham and Merrow to Guildford - The following journeys will not run:
    2000, 2100, 2200, 2300 Guildford via Burpham to Guildford
  • Service 37: Burpham and Merrow to Guidlford - The following journeys will not run:
    2030, 2130, 2230, 2330 Guildford via Merrow to Guildford
  • Service 53: Guildford to Ewhurst - The following journeys will not run:
    2012, 2112, 2212 Park Mead to Guildford
    2318 Ewhurst to Guildford
    2045, 2145 Guildford to Park Mead
    2245 Guildford to Ewhurst
  • Service 71: Maidstone to Snodland - The following journeys will not run:
    2200, 2230, 2300 from Chequers
    2232, 2302, 2335 from Snodland
  • Service 82: Maidstone town centre to Park Wood - The following journeys will not run:
    2150, 2220, 2250 from Royal Star Arcade
    2208, 2238, 2308 from Park Wood
  • Service 85: Maidstone town centre to Senacre Wood - The following journeys will not run:
    2210 from Chequers
    2227 from Senacre Wood
  • Service 91: Woking to Knaphill - The following journeys will not run:
    1945, 2045, 2145, 2245 Pirbright to Woking
    2012, 2112, 2212 Knaphill to Woking
    2020, 2120, 2220 Woking to Pirbright
    2050, 2150, 2250, 2325 Woking to Knaphill
  • Service 100: Chatham Rail Station to St Mary's Island - The following journeys will not run:
    1736, 1758, 1818, 1851 Chatham to Chatham Maritime Ship & Trades
  • Service 101: Gillingham to Maidstone - The following journeys will not run:
    2210, 2240, 2310 Maidstone to Gillingham
    2207, 2212, 2312 Gillingham to Maidstone 
  • Service 116: Chatham to Hempstead - The following journey will not run:
    1846 Hempstead Valley to Chatham
  • Service 132: Chatham to Hempstead Valley - The following journeys will not run:
    2220 Hempstead Valley to Chatham
    2240 Chatham to Hempstead Valley
  • Service 133 - Chatham to Cliffe - The following journeys will not run:
    1755, 1825 Cliffe to Chatham
  • Service 140: Chatham to Earl Estate - The following journeys will not run:
    2218 Earl Estate to Chatham
    2157, 2227, 2327 Chatham to Earl Estate
  • Service 155: Chatham to Maidstone - The following journey will not run:
    1905 Chatham to Maidstone
  • Service 166: Chatham to Lordswood - The following journeys will not run:
    2210, 2310 Chatham to Lordswood
    2240, 2340 Lordswood to Chatham
  • Service 176: Lower Gillingham to Walderslade - The following journeys will not run:
    2110, 2210 Gillingham to Walderslade
    2212 Walderslade to Gillingham
  • Service 182: Chatham to Twydall - The following journeys will not run:
    1639, 1649, 1659, 1709, 1719, 1739, 1749 Chatham to Twydall
    1713, 1723, 1733, 1743, 1753, 1803, 1813 Twydall to Chatham
  • Service 190: Chatham to Gravesend - The following journeys will not run:
    1920 Gravesend to Chatham
    1830 Chatham to Gravesend
  • Service 191: Gillingham to Grain - The following journeys will not run:
    2222, 2322 Chatham to Hoo
    2251 Hoo to Chatham
  • Service 218: North Tonbridge to Tunbridge Wells Hospital - The following journeys will not run:
    1855 Tonbridge to Pinnacles
    1904 Pinnacles to Tunbridge Wells
  • Service 277: Tunbridge Wells Hospital to Tunbridge Wells - The following journeys will not run:
    2215, 2245, 2315 Tunbridge Wells Station to Knights Park
    2216, 2246 Tunbridge Wells Hospital to Tunbridge Wells Station
  • Service 281: High Brooms to Rusthall - The following journeys will not run:
    2206, 2236 Rusthall to High Brooms
    2207, 2237 High Brooms to Rusthall
  • Services 306/308: Sevenoaks to Gravesend/Bluewater - The following journeys will not run:
    2215, 2315 from Bluewater
    2215,2315 from Borough Green
  • Service 402: Tunbridge Wells to Sevenoaks - The following journeys will not run:
    1920, 1950 Sevenoaks to Tunbridge Wells
    1900 Tunbridge Wells to Sevenoaks
  • Service 414: Dartford to Horton Kirby - The following journeys will not run:
    1903 from South Darenth
    1840 from Dartford Station
  • Service 423: Dartford to New Ash Green - The following journey will not run:
    1915 from New Ash Green
  • Service 477: Orpington to Bluewater - The follwing journey will not run:
    2125 from Bluewater
  • Service 480: Dartford to Valley Drive - The following journeys will not run:
    2205, 2225, 2245, 2305, 2325, 2345, 0015 from Dartford Station
    2125, 2145 from Dartford will terminate at Gravesend Garrick Street
    2155, 2215, 2235, 2255, 2315, 2335, 0035 from Valley Drive
    2115, 2135 from Valley Drive terminate at Northfleet Bus Garage
  • Service 481: Bluewater to Riverview Park - The following journeys will not run:
    2120 from Riverview Park to terminate at Gravesend Rail Station
  • 2220 from Bluewater
    2120 from Bluewater to terminate at Gravesend Garrick Street
  • Service 483: Bluewater to Kings Farm - The following journeys will not run:
    2207 from Wilberforce Way
    2155 from Bluewater
  • Service 485: Castle Hill to Ebbsfleet International Station
    2125, 2145, 2210, 2230, 2255 from Castle Hill
  • Service 700: Chatham to Bluewater - The following journeys will not run:
    2025, 2125, 2225 Bluewater to Chatham
    1927, 2027, 2127 Chatham to Bluewater
  • Service A: Guildford town centre to Royal Surrey County Hospital - The following journeys will not run:
    1955, 2025, 2055 Guildford via Royal Surrey County Hospital to Guildford
  • Fastrack A: Dartford to Bluewater - The following journeys will not run:
    2135, 2155, 2215, 2235, 2255, 2315, 2335, 2355 from Dartford
    2145, 2205, 2225, 2245, 2305, 2325, 2345 from Bluewater
  • Fastrack Service B: Temple Hill to Gravesend - The following journeys will not run:
    2158, 2218, 2238, 2258, 2318, 2338, 2358 from Joyce Green Lane
    2140, 2200, 2240, 2300 from Gravesend Garrick Street
Wednesday 25th December No service
Thursday 26th December

No service, except the following special timetables:

  • Services 1, 2: Chatham Rail Station to Gillingham, The Strand - special service running every 20 mins
  • Service 101: Chatham to Maidstone - special service running every 60 mins between Chatham and Maidstone only
  • Service 166: Chatham to Lords Wood - special service running every 60 mins
  • Service 483: Bluewater to Kings Farm - special service running every 60 mins
  • Service 490: Bluewater to Valley Drive - special service running every 30 mins
  • Service 700: Chatham to Bluewater - special service running every 20 mins
  • Fastrack B: Temple Hill to Gravesend - special service running every 30 mins
Friday 27th December

Saturday timetables will apply, with the following exceptions:

  • Service 6X: Maidstone Hospital to The Tunbridge Wells Hospital - normal Friday timetable will apply
  • Service 47: West End to Brookwood Station - no service
  • Service 101: Guildford town centre to Spectrum Leisure Centre - normal Friday school-holidays timetable will apply, but buses will be provided by another bus company
  • Services 120, 121: Chatham to Otterham Park - normal Friday school-holidays timetable will apply
Saturday 28th December Normal Saturday timetables will apply
Sunday 29th December Normal Sunday timetables will apply
Monday 30th December

Saturday timetables will apply, with the following exceptions:

  • Service 6X: Maidstone Hospital to The Tunbridge Wells Hospital - normal Monday timetable will apply
  • Service 47: West End to Brookwood Station - no service
  • Service 101: Guildford town centre to Spectrum Leisure Centre - normal Monday school-holidays timetable will apply, but buses will be provided by another bus company
  • Services 120, 121: Chatham to Otterham Park - normal Monday school-holidays timetable will apply
Tuesday 31st December

Saturday timetables will apply, with most services finishing early.The following journeys will not run:

  • Service 3: Maidstone town centre to Maidstone Hospital - The following journeys will not run:
    2240 from Chequers
    2300 from Maidstone Hospital
  • Service 5: Maidstone to Sandhurst - The following journey will not run:
    2320 from Maidstone King Street
  • Service 11: Maidstone to Bearsted - The following journeys will not run:
    1645 from Chequers
    1600, 1700 from Bearsted Green
  • Service 12: Maidstone to Tenterden - The following journeys will not run:
    2305 from Royal Star Arcade
    2215 from Tenterden
  • Services 34/35: Guildford to Camberley - The following journeys will not run:
    1938, 2008, 2058, 2158, 2308 Camberley to Guildford
    2039, 2139, 2239 St. John's Road to Woking
    1932, 2032, 2132 Guildford to Camberley
    2232 Guildford to Lightwater
    2033, 2133, 2233 Woking to St. John's Road
  • Service 36: Burpham and Merrow to Guildford - The following journeys will not run:
    2000, 2100, 2200, 2300 Guildford via Burpham to Guildford
  • Service 37: Burpham and Merrow to Guildford - The following journeys will not run:
    2030, 2130, 2230, 2330 Guildford via Merrow to Guildford
  • Service 47: West End to Brookwood Station - no service
  • Service 53: Guildford to Ewhurst - The following journeys will not run:
    2012, 2112, 2212 Park Mead to Guildford
    2318 Ewhurst to Guildford
    2045, 2145 Guildford to Park Mead
    2245 Guildford to Ewhurst
  • Service 71: Maidstone to Snodland - The following journeys will not run:
    2200, 2230, 2300 from Chequers
    2232, 2302, 2335 from Snodland
  • Service 79: Maidstone to Penenden Heath - The following journeys will not run:
    1553 from Penenden Heath
    1538 from Maidstone King Street
  • Service 82: Maidstone town centre to Park Wood - The following journeys will not run:
    2150, 2220, 2250 from Royal Star Arcade
    2208, 2238, 2308 from Park Wood
  • Service 85: Maidstone town centre to Senacre Wood
    2210 from Chequers
    2229 from Senacre Wood
  • Service 91: Woking to Knaphill - The following journeys will not run:
    1945, 2045, 2145, 2245 Pirbright to Woking
    2012, 2112, 2212, 2312 Knaphill to Woking
    2020, 2120, 2220 Woking to Pirbright
    2050, 2150, 2250, 2325, 2355 Woking to Knaphill
  • Service 101: Gillingham to Maidstone - The following journeys will not run:
    2210, 2240, 2310, 2416 Maidstone to Gillingham
    2207, 2212, 2312 Gillingham to Maidstone
  • Service 101: Guildford town centre to Spectrum Leisure Centre - the normal Tuesday timetable will apply, but buses will be provided by another bus company
  • Service 132: Chatham to Hempstead Valley - The following journeys will not run:
    2220 Hempstead Valley to Chatham
    2240 Chatham to Hempstead Valley
  • Service 140: Chatham to Earl Estate - The following journeys will not run:
    2218 Earl Estate to Chatham
    2157, 2227 Chatham to Earl Estate
  • Service 166: Chatham to Lordswood - The following journeys will not run:
    2210, 2310 Chatham to Lordswood
    2240, 2340 Lordswood to Chatham
  • Service 176: Lower Gillingham to Walderslade - The following journeys will not run:
    2113, 2213 Gillingham to Walderslade
    2212 Walderslade to Gillingham
  • Service 191: Gillingham to Grain - The following journeys will not run:
    2222, 2322 Chatham to Hoo
    2251 Hoo to Chatham
  • Service 277: Tunbridge Wells Hospital to Tunbridge Wells - The following journeys will not run:
    2215, 2245, 2315 Tunbridge Wells Station to Knights Park
    2216, 2246 Tunbridge Wells Hospital to Tunbridge Wells Station
  • Service 281: High Brooms to Rusthall - The following journeys will not run:
    2206, 2236 Rusthall to High Brooms
    2207, 2237 High Brooms to Rusthall
  • Service 306/308: Sevenoaks to Gravesend/Bluewater - The following journeys will not run:
    2215, 2315 from Bluewater
    2215, 2315 from Borough Green Station
  • Service 423: Dartford to New Ash Green - The following journeys will not run:
    1840 from New Ash Green
  • Service 477: Orpington to Bluewater - The following journey will not run:
    2140 from Bluewater
  • Services 480/490: Dartford/Bluewater to Valley Drive - The following journeys will not run:
    2205, 2225, 2245, 2305, 2325, 2345, 0015 from Dartford
    2125, 2145 to terminate at Gravesend Garrick Street
    2155, 2215, 2235, 2255, 2315, 2335, 0035 from Bluewater
    2115, 2135 to terminate at Northfleet Bus Garage
  • Service 481: Bluewater to Riverview Park - The following journeys will not run:
    2120 to terminate at Gravesend Rail Station
    2220 from Bluewater
    2120 to terminate to Gravesend Garrick Street
  • Service 483: Bluewater to Kings Farm - The following journeys will not run:
    2206 from Wilberforce Way
    2136 to terminate at Gravesend Rail Station
    2155, 2225, 2255 from Bluewater
    2125 to terminate at Gravesend Barrack Row
  • Service 485: Castle hill to Ebbsfleet International Station - The following journeys will not run:
    2125, 2145, 2210, 2230, 2255 from Castle Hill
  • Fastrack A: Dartford to Bluewater - The following journeys will not run:
    2135, 2155, 2215, 2235, 2255, 2315, 2335, 2355 from Dartford
    2145, 2205, 2225, 2245, 2305, 2325, 2345 from Bluewater
  • Fastrack B: Temple Hill to Gravesend - The following journeys will not run:
    2158, 2218, 2238, 2258, 2318, 2338, 2358 from Joyce Green Lane
    2140, 2200, 2220, 2240, 2300 from Gravesend Garrick Street
  • Service 700: Chatham to Bluewater - The following journeys will not run:
    2025, 2125, 2225 Bluewater to Chatham
    1927, 2027, 2127 Chatham to Bluewater

 

However, additionally:

  • Service 6X: Maidstone Hospital to The Tunbridge Wells Hospital - normal Tuesday timetable will apply
  • Service 47: West End to Brookwood Station - normal Tuesday school-holidays timetable will apply
  • Service 101: Guildford town centre to Spectrum Leisure Centre - normal Tuesday school-holidays timetable will apply, but buses will be provided by another bus company
  • Services 120, 121: Chatham to Otterham Park - normal Tuesday school-holidays timetable will apply
  • Tuesday school-holidays timetable will apply but with an early finish
Wednesday 1st January

Sunday timetables will apply, with following addition:

  • Service 700: Chatham to Bluewater - additional journeys will run up until closing time at Bluewater
Thursday 2nd January Normal school-holiday services resume