Isle of Wight travel

Our Travel section is the place to check for fast and accurate travel updates from all the ferry companies, bus, train and hovercraft operator. In this section, we’ll also let you know about road closures and diversions.

Wootton Bridge: An update on restoration plans

Wootton Bridge from east

Island Roads share on update on the situation with Wootton Bridge, which currently has a speed and load capacity set following the discovery of damage earlier in the summer.

Wednesday, 2nd September, 2015 2:01pm

By Gavin Foster with 2 readers' comments

Isle of Wight roadworks and road closures: 2nd September 2015

Road closed

If you’re out on the roads today (2nd September) whether by car or on the bus, find out where there might be travel delays with our list of roadworks.

Wednesday, 2nd September, 2015 7:29am

By Sally Perry

Island Line: Pugh / Finney exchange: Does Gov subsidise? #5

no smoking island line train

The ping pong of emails between David Pugh and Nick Finney on the subject of the franchise for Island Line trains continues. For those interested, there are several more to follow.

Tuesday, 1st September, 2015 4:40pm

By Sally Perry with 11 readers' comments

Isle of Wight roadworks and road closures: 1st September 2015

Roadworks traffic light (Cowleaze)

If you’re out on the roads today (1st September) whether by car or on the bus, find out where there might be travel delays with our list of roadworks.

Tuesday, 1st September, 2015 7:24am

By Simon Perry

Island Line: Finney / Pugh exchange: Does Gov subsidise? #4

Ping pong

The ping pong of emails between David Pugh and Nick Finney on the subject of the franchise for Island Line trains continues. There are at least another three to follow.

Monday, 31st August, 2015 10:22am

By Sally Perry with 55 readers' comments

Island Line: Pugh / Finney exchange: Does Gov subsidise? #3

Island line trains back in service :

The hotly-debated future of Island Line continues. Here’s the third in a series of exchanges between David Pugh and Nick Finney, the MP's Transport Advisor.

Saturday, 29th August, 2015 12:49pm

By Sally Perry with 50 readers' comments

Island Line: Finney / Pugh exchange: Does Gov subsidise? #2

train at ryde pier

The hotly-debated future of Island Line continues. Here's the second in a number of exchanges between David Pugh and Nick Finney exchanging views on whether the Government provides a subsidy to the line, or not.

Friday, 28th August, 2015 2:16pm

By Sally Perry with 35 readers' comments

Isle of Wight roadworks and road closures: 28th August 2015

Road Closed

If you’re out and about on the roads today (28th August) or tomorrow, whether by car or on the bus, find out where there might be travel delays by looking at our list of roadworks.

Friday, 28th August, 2015 8:36am

By Sally Perry

Island Roads confirm CCTV use is due to verbal and physical abuse

Angry birds

Most would agree it's unacceptable for someone going about their daily work to be the target of verbal and physical abuse. That's what Island Roads say is the reason they've supplied body-worn CCTV for eight of their operatives controlling traffic flow at road works.

Thursday, 27th August, 2015 8:04pm

By Sally Perry

Island Line ‘at serious risk’ of exclusion from franchise due to MP, say KILF

island line trains at shanklin people getting on

Island line campaigners say it's unlikely DfT would have considered Island Line being out of the franchise if the MP hadn't enthused about the idea of a community rail project to the government in the first place.

Thursday, 27th August, 2015 7:01pm

By Chris Quirk with 41 readers' comments

Isle of Wight roadworks and road closures: 27th August 2015

Roadworks signs

If you’re out and about on the roads today (27th August) or tomorrow, whether by car or on the bus, find out where there might be travel delays by looking at our list of roadworks.

Thursday, 27th August, 2015 8:31am

By Sally Perry

Island Line: Pugh / Finney exchange: Does Gov subsidise?  #1

train is leaving

The future of Island Line is hotly-debated. Here's the first in a number of exchanges between David Pugh and Nick Finney exchanging views on whether the Government provides a subsidy to the line, or not.

Wednesday, 26th August, 2015 8:01am

By Simon Perry with 38 readers' comments

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