The ‘Friends of the East Kent’ (East Kent Road Car Company Limited) are celebrating the 105th anniversary of the East Kent Road Car Company commencing operations in Deal with a day of free vintage bus rides.

The ‘Friends of the East Kent’ (Road Car Company Limited) are celebrating the 105th anniversary of the East Kent Road Car Company commencing operations in Deal on 1st September 1916 by operating a number of free bus services in the Deal, Dover, Sandwich, Whitfield and Eythorne area on Saturday 4th September 2021

Pick up an Event Guide and Timetable from Dover Transport Museum


  Free bus services will be operating from 10:00am over the following routes

  80X    South Street Deal to Dover Transport Museum

  85       Canada Road, Walmer to King Edward Road, Sandown

  87       Pencester Road, Dover to Dover Transport Museum

  88       Sandwich Guildhall to Dover Transport Museum, via Eythorne Railway Station

  A rail service will be running between Eythorne and Shepherdswell stations.



Dover Transport Museum will be open from 10:30 with the last entry at 15:30.

Normal museum admission charges apply.

Dover Transport Museum

Willingdon Road
Whitfield, Dover
Kent, CT16 2JX

Tel: 01304 822409



Registered Charity No. 289484
Registered in England No. 1690404
Vintage Transport Vehicles
Dover Transport Vehicles
Dover Transport Museum Logo


By Car - Willingdon Rd, Whitfield, Dover CT16 2JX, UK

The Museum is located just off the A2 at Whitfield, 3 miles outside Dover, follow brown tourism signs to the museum. CT16 2JX or CT16 2HQ

Sat-Nav coordinates  N 51:09:004 & E 1:17:426

If your 'sat nav' directs you along 'Old Park Hill' please find an alternative route as this is a No Through Road

By Bus

Bus services run from Dover town centre and stop at Honeywood Road, from here walk towards the superstore, turn right into Menzies Road, then left into Willingdon Road. The Museum is located on the left.

For all bus times visit:

Visiting From Overseas

The Museum is located approx 3 miles from the Port of Dover. Ferries run several times a day to and from both Dunkirk and Calais.

For ferry information visit: or

Brian Flood - Chairman of Trustees - 07511 794798

Richard Preece - General Manager - 07704 516574

Collections Manager
(Enquiries regarding donation or loan of items to the museum collection, and access to the museum library and records)

Steve Agg - Company Secretary - 07811 464016

Sue Overall - School and Group Visits Manager - 07545214711

Richard Berryman - Retail Manager

Wendy Poulter - Membership Secretary
& Volunteers Coordinator