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.

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 48 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 34 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

Isle of Wight roadworks and road closures: 26th August 2015

Roadworks:

If you’re out on the roads today (26th August), whether by car or on the bus, find out where there might be travel delays with our list of roadworks.

Wednesday, 26th August, 2015 6:21am

By Simon Perry

Isle of Wight roadworks and road closures: 25th August 2015

Road works sign

If you’re out and about on the roads today (25th 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.

Tuesday, 25th August, 2015 8:28am

By Simon Perry

Island Line franchise: Conservative councillor moves against MP’s position

Islandline trains

A call for the council to lobby the DfT to ensure Island Line remains within the South Western Franchise will be voted on next week. It goes against the MP's idea of a Community Interest Company running the line.

Monday, 24th August, 2015 4:42pm

By Sally Perry with 7 readers' comments

Roadworks and road closures week starting 24th August

Roadworks lights:

If you’re out and about on the roads this week (starting 24th August 2015) or next, find out where there might be travel delays by looking at our list of roadworks.

Monday, 24th August, 2015 6:36am

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight roadworks and road closures: 21st August 2015

Road Closed Sign

If you’re out and about on the roads today (21st 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, 21st August, 2015 6:58am

By Sally Perry

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