Red Funnel

Red Funnel provide ferry services to the Isle of Wight.

A high-speed catamaran service runs between Southampton and Cowes for foot passengers and between Southampton and East Cowes for vehicles.

Below are some of the articles featuring Red Funnel.

Petition to regulate Isle of Wight ferry fares launched

Screen grab of online petition

A petition has been launched on the Government Website and calls for "a maximum cap" on Isle of Wight ferry fares. It has six months to reach 100,000 signatures and be considered for debate in Parliament.

Monday, 28th September, 2015 8:16am

By Sally Perry with 31 readers' comments

Red Funnel confirm planning schedule for East Cowes Regeneration

East Cowes Regeneration model

The revised plans for the relocation of the ferry terminal in the East Cowes Regeneration will be submitted shortly to the council and include revisions following feedback from residents during the recent consultation.

Monday, 17th August, 2015 10:41am

By Sally Perry with 23 readers' comments

Red Funnel announce next craft to be Isle of Wight built: Live coverage

red funnel's ceo kevin george

Follow the announcement live, as it's made, by Red Funnel this lunchtime. We'll be reporting live and streaming live video.

Wednesday, 27th May, 2015 12:28pm

By Sally Perry with 22 readers' comments

Cross-Solent ferry traffic up: Red Funnel beating Wightlink

Red Osprey - Red Funnel

Red Funnel reports a 7.1% increase in car volumes in the first quarter of 2015, saying they have outperformed the total cross-Solent market.

Thursday, 23rd April, 2015 10:45am

By Amy Grinstead with 13 readers' comments

Southampton shuttle bus switches to 15 min service for evening peak

CityLink bus service by Arriva

Red Funnel announces increase in frequency of its CityLink bus service in Southampton during the evening peak, citing customer feedback.

Friday, 5th December, 2014 12:21pm

By Laura Downton

Ferry companies respond to Andrew Turner’s Westminster appearance

Andrew Turner on bench - Ferry debate - Westminster - 13 October 2014

OnTheWight asked the ferry companies what their reaction was to Andrew Turner's performance in the House of Commons the other day. Here are the responses from two of them.

Wednesday, 15th October, 2014 5:44pm

By Simon Perry with 15 readers' comments

Red Funnel steps in to sponsor Wight in Bloom Competition

Pink flowers by adulau

Further to the appeal to find a new sponsor of only a week ago, good news for Wight in Bloom.

Monday, 10th March, 2014 6:19pm

By Emma Liasides with 8 readers' comments

Live coverage of Ferry companies at IWC scrutiny meeting

First Isle of Wight Full Council meeting with Independents in charge (Panoramic)

Keep up with the twists and turns as the council's Scrutiny committee question the cross-Solent operators.

Thursday, 23rd January, 2014 7:29pm

By Simon Perry with 19 readers' comments

Ferry operators to ‘give evidence’ at tonight’s scrutiny meeting

County Hall:

The Overview and Scrutiny Committee's Task and Finish Group will be hearing from ferry operators at tonight's meeting from 6pm.

Thursday, 23rd January, 2014 2:14pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Better Ferry Campaign to launch on the Isle of Wight

Better Ferry Campaign launch video - Andrew Palmer

The Better Ferry Campaign is due to launch on the Island soon.

Wednesday, 15th January, 2014 1:42pm

By Simon Perry with 21 readers' comments

Councillors urged to support MP over ferry issues

Wightlink :

A motion at next week's Full Council meeting calls for the Council to take all possible steps it can to address the cross-Solent fares and service situation as well as supporting the Island's MP on the issue.

Wednesday, 9th October, 2013 12:03pm

By Sally Perry with 35 readers' comments

Letter: Would a railway bridge solve the road bridge concerns?

Harcourt Street Train Crash

Christopher Bonney thinks he may just have the solution to the problems of ferry cuts and rising prices. The train that uses the bridge that was built by the straw that broke the camel's back.

Saturday, 21st September, 2013 3:11pm

By Christopher Bonney with 54 readers' comments