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New pay and display charges

Pay and display parking charges will increase in Medway from 3 April 2017. Find out what the new charges are.

May 28 -Changes to Arriva bus services 121/132/135/140/145/164

From May 28 there will be some changes to some Arriva services. All other Arriva services are unaffected. This changes have been made due to reductions in Medway Council support due to budget restrictions and low patronage.

121 Saturday Service- Rainham- Darland- Gillingham- Chatham

All 121 journeys on Saturday from 0900 to 1800 to be withdrawn.

Alternative bus services in Rainham on Saturdays are the 132, and 326/327. In Darland the M1 service operates on a Saturday morning, plus the 116/132 which run along the A2, and in Gillingham there are the 182/101 services. The 116/176/177/326/327 also run to Medway Maritime Hospital.

132/140 late evening services from Earl Estate to Hempstead Valley

On the evening 132 service the 2310 from Chatham will be withdrawn, the  2318 from Hempstead Valley will be withdrawn. On the evening 140 service the 2257 from Chatham will be withdrawn; the 2348 from Earl Estate will be withdrawn. Therefore the last bus will be at 2237 to Hempstead Valley from Chatham, 2218 from Hempstead Valley to Chatham; 2327 to Earl Estate, 2218 from Earl Estate. The last 700 service from Bluewater goes via Earl Estate at 2248.

145/135 late evening services

The 145 at 2210 from Chatham and 135 at 2300 are to be withdrawn. Last evening bus from Chatham to Warren Wood will be at 2130.

164 service - journey from Chatham at 1810

The 1750 164  journey from Chatham will be withdrawn. The last bus leaving Chatham for the White Road Estate and Chatham Grove will remain at 1810.

Services 145 & 142 - Being diverted due to road closure in Delce Road

Due to a building collapse in Delce Road which has lead to a complete closure of the road, buses 142, and 145 are currently being diverted.

Nu-Venture service 142 is being diverted via City Way, to St Williams Way, then to normal route at Fairlead Road. A temporary bus stop will be set up at the junction of Fairlead Road and St Williams Way.

Arriva service 145  is being diverted via City Way, Onslow Road to Delce Road then back on normal route.

These diversions are to take place until further notice.

Bank holidays

Chatham Waterfront Bus Station is open whenever buses are running, but some routes will have a more limited service on bank holidays (GOV.UK). Contact the bus operator in the first instance.

Connected Kent and Medway Smartcard

The Connected Kent and Medway Smartcard is a new way to pay for travel on certain operators' buses instead of cash. Find out more and apply for a card.

Discovery Ticket

Find out about the new Discovery Bus Ticket which will give you and your family unlimited bus travel across Medway, Kent and the South of England.