Proposed Changes to Ash Bus Services – Closing date 26 June 2017

Stagecoach are currently reviewing the local bus network with a view to making changes to bus routes and timetables in September 2017. The proposals include adjustments to most bus routes to reflect passenger usage.

Please let Stagecoach know your views by Monday 26 June 2017. Stagecoach cannot consider any feedback submitted after this date.

Proposed changes for Ash:

Staple
Route 14 will be withdrawn. Staple will be served by a schools and shopping service only.

Ash/Littlebourne/Wingham
Routes 13, 13A, 14 and 14A will be withdrawn and replaced by new route 43 providing a 20 minute service from Canterbury to Sandwich via these villages on weekdays and hourly on Sundays. Through journeys to Deal will still be possible twice per hour by staying on the bus which will change its number to 80 or 81 in Sandwich. A new link to and from Ramsgate and Westwood Cross will be provided every hour on weekdays.

Sandwich
Routes 13, 13A, 14 and 14A will be withdrawn and replaced by new route 43 providing a 20 minute service from Canterbury to Sandwich via Wingham, extending hourly to Ramsgate and Westwood Cross on weekdays. An hourly service to Deal and Canterbury will be provided on Sundays. With the exception of school journeys routes 87 and 88 will be withdrawn. There will be a half hourly service between Sandwich and Dover via Deal provided by new routes 80 and 81.

Woodnesborough/St Barts
Routes 13A and 14A will be withdrawn. An hourly service will be provided daily by new route 81 operating between Sandwich, Deal and Dover.

You can email Stagecoach at: southeast.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com using the subject; Dover area proposals.  Or write to: Stagecoach South East Dover area proposals FREEPOST RTLL-RCTZ-AKAK Canterbury CT1 2SY

Full details are available here or you can request the consultation document by calling 03456 00 22 99.