Changes to several Montrose bus services

As of Monday (June 1), there have been a number of changes to local bus services in Angus.

Those affected in the Montrose area are as follows:

Services 8 and 9: Montrose – Craigo – Laurencekirk; The MW Nicoll Service 9 on Monday to Friday at 10pm has been withdrawn and replaced with a Service 9 journey at 10.10pm.

Stagecoach Service 47 between Montrose and Craigo on Saturdays at 10.15pm now operates 15 minutes later, departing Montrose Railway Station at 10.30pm.

Services 30, 30A and 30B: Arbroath – Montrose – Brechin – Stracatho Hospital – Edzell; Service 30 from Monday to Friday journeys are now operated by either Stagecoach Strathtay, MW Nicoll or Teejay Travel; Saturday journeys remain unchanged.

Most Service 30 Sunday journeys are now operated by Teejay Travel.

Some journeys are the subject of timing revisions - passengers are therefore advised to check the timetable before travelling.

Services 47, 47B and 52: Montrose Town Services; Saturday Service 48 has been withdrawn and replaced with a revised Service 52 timetable.

Monday to Friday daytime journeys on MW Nicoll Service 47 have been retimed so that journeys are evenly spread each hour.

There are minor timing changes to some evening Service 47 journeys.

Services 115 and 116: Friockheim – Montrose; Stagecoach Strathtay now operate the Saturday return journey on Service 116 which runs to a revised timetable.

Other bus services in Angus have also had changes. For more information please visit the Angus Council website at