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Red Funnel switching to Winter timetable three weeks early

red funnel VOITH removed

Three days of reduced service then straight into Winter timetable

Friday, 11th October, 2019 6:10pm

By Simon Perry

Ferry that lost its anchor taken out of service, leading to disruption

Red Eagle ferry sailing out of Cowes

There is major disruption to the Red Funnel schedule after one of their vessels lost one of its two anchors

Friday, 11th October, 2019 8:06am

By Melissa Piercy with 2 readers' comments

Wightlink change their new £2 cash toll to enter Ryde Pier

taxi driving on to the pier

The delays at the barrier caused gridlock in Ryde last weekend with traffic backed up Union Street

Thursday, 10th October, 2019 2:32pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Red Funnel support Mountbatten’s ‘Go Yellow’

bumble bee car with two women and red funnel fery in background

Red Funnel will be donating £20 for every yellow car, motorcycle or van booked to travel under a special offer between Friday 4th October (the official Go Yellow Day) through until Sunday, 13th October 2019.

Thursday, 3rd October, 2019 12:04pm

By Enya Lumley with 3 readers' comments

Wightlink support travel for children in council’s care

Keith Greenfield CEO Wightlink Ferries

The Wightlink travel passes enable them to commute to a mainland college which offers specialist courses currently unavailable on the Isle of Wight

Wednesday, 2nd October, 2019 4:40pm

By Karen Woods

Fixed link, Undercliff Drive and improved cycle, rail and ferry services raised with Transport Minister

bob seely and chris heaton harris

At the recent announcement of new trains for Island Line, Isle of Wight MP Bob Seely raised several issues with the Transport Minister, including Undercliff Drive, cross-Solent ferries, a fixed link and an improved rail and cycle network.

Monday, 30th September, 2019 2:19pm

By The Office of Bob Seely with 8 readers' comments

Revised timetable on RedJet tonight (Monday)

red jet in southampton

The revised timetable comes as a consequence of having to remove Red Jet 7 from service due to mechanical issues

Monday, 16th September, 2019 5:36pm

By Sally Perry

Pro-Link supporters meet with Lord Adonis to discuss funding for Solent Tunnel feasibility study

carl feeney and lord adonis

Lord Adonis was Secretary of State for Transport from 2009 to 2010, and Chairman of the National Infrastructure Commission from 2015 to 2017. He met recently with Pro-Link members to discuss the feasibility study.

Friday, 13th September, 2019 1:00am

By Carl Feeney with 18 readers' comments

Poor visibility affects cross-Solent travel (updated)

Town-Quay-fog-Red-Funnel cropped

If you are crossing the Solent this morning, expect delays due to poor visibility.

Tuesday, 10th September, 2019 7:52am

By Sally Perry

MP raises concerns about impact of clean air zone on IW haulage and visiting coach companies

lorry lines

The Isle of Wight MP raised concerns about the impact on smaller haulage firms and coach companies visiting the Island when the clean air zone is introduced.

Monday, 9th September, 2019 4:19pm

By The Office of Bob Seely with 16 readers' comments

Wightlink pier price hike ‘unacceptable’ say Isle of Wight Labour

julian critchley - Allan Marsh

Island Labour say the price hike is "naked exploitation of a captive market by a monopoly provider".

Monday, 9th September, 2019 2:18pm

By Julian Critchley with 13 readers' comments

Wightlink are jacking up the cost of driving on Ryde pier

taxi on pier

The new entry system is being installed this week and will come into operation at 4pm on Sunday (15th September).

Monday, 9th September, 2019 12:27pm

By Karen Woods with 2 readers' comments