Changes to bus times in the Medway Towns from 2nd September 2018
Start Date: 02/09/2018
Location: Chatham, Gillingham, Rainham, Rochester, Strood
We will be making some changes to our timetables in the Medway Towns from 2nd September.
We will be making changes to the times of some of our buses in the Medway Towns from 2nd September.
There will be minor changes to some to improve reliability but the main change will be a more frequent Sunday service for the Sapphire 101 service between Gillingham, Chatham and Maidstone, with buses running every twenty minutes instead of half-hourly as at present.
These Sunday buses will also run beyond Gillingham to and from Twydall, replacing Service 182 over that section of route.
There are no changes to the times or route of the 101 or 182 on Mondays to Saturdays.
The other main change is that Service 155 will be extended at Wouldham to serve the new Peters Village development.
Full details of all the changes can be seen below. You can view the new timetables by clicking the service number in each heading:
Service 101: Gillingham – Chatham – Davis Estate – Maidstone
On Sundays the frequency will be increased to run every twenty minutes and will be extended beyond Gillingham to run to and from Twydall, replacing Service 182. There are no changes to the times or route of the 101 or 182 on Mondays to Saturdays.
Service 116: Chatham – Universities at Medway – MidKent College – Gillingham – Medway Hospital – Rainham – Hempstead Valley
The 1832 hours bus on Mondays to Fridays from Chatham to Hempstead Valley will run fifteen minutes earlier than at present.
Service 132: Chatham – Chatham Hill – Rainham – Hempstead Valley
The Monday to Friday timetable will be revised to improve reliability but there are no changes to frequencies.
Service 133: Chatham – Rochester – Strood – Cliffe Woods – Cliffe
The 1430 hours bus on Mondays to Fridays from Cliffe to Chatham will run twelve minutes earlier.
The 1507 hours Service 140 bus on Mondays to Fridays from Earl Estate to Chatham will depart at 1511 and will run as Service 141 via Darnley Road. The existing timings will apply from Maple Road Bottom through to Chatham.
Service 155: Chatham – Borstal – Wouldham – Burham – Eccles – Aylesford – Maidstone
The Monday to Saturday timetable will be revised to improve reliability and buses will additionally serve Peters Village.
Services 176/177: Lower Gillingham – Medway Maritime Hospital – Gillingham – Chatham – Walderslade
Monday to Saturday buses that start or terminate at Gillingham (St. Mark’s Church) will be extended to start from King Street towards Chatham and terminate in Victoria Street from Chatham.
Service 182: Chatham – Brompton – Gillingham – Twydall
On Sundays this service will be replaced by Service 101, providing a through service to and from Maidstone and running every twenty minutes. There is no change to the Monday to Saturday timetable or route.
Service 191: Chatham – Rochester – Strood – Wainscott – Hoo – Allhallows – Grain
The Monday to Friday timetable will be revised to improve reliability.