Island Line Trains: Hourly service this morning and advance warning of bus replacement

island line train at ryde pier head station

Passengers should allow more time for their journeys if making ongoing transport connections

Monday, 20th January, 2020 8:26am

By Sally Perry

£1m raised through Solent LEP and IW council unlocks £26m investment for Island Line

One of the new Island Line trains

The Solent LEP and Isle of Wight Council have raised £1m between them to unlock the £26m government investment in Island Line

Thursday, 16th January, 2020 10:33am

By Bex Pearce with 6 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Bus and Rail Users Group: All welcome to public meeting

island line train coming out of the tunnel in Ryde (in tilt shift mode)

The latest Bus and Rail Users' Group meeting offers an opportunity to question the programme manager for South Western Railway

Monday, 13th January, 2020 8:28am

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight MP seeks reassurance for Island Line users

bob seely in parliament

As reported yesterday, Bob Seely says he is keen to ensure that any potential changes to the management of Island Line will not impact on passengers; and that the £26 million investment will be delivered as planned

Thursday, 9th January, 2020 11:35am

By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments

Island Line and South Western Railways operation could be nationalised, amid emergency talks (updated)

Island Line Trains At Pier Head, Ryde

South Western Railways - which includes Island Line - appear to be in trouble and one possible outcome, they say, would be for the franchise to be nationalised. Details within

Wednesday, 8th January, 2020 12:30pm

By Sally Perry

New Year’s Day travel on Island Line Trains

island line train at Sandown station

Be aware of slight changes to the Island Line timetable on New Year's Day

Saturday, 28th December, 2019 10:13am

By Sally Perry

Disruption on Island Line train service (updated)

train at ryde station

If you were planning to use Island Line today beware of disruption

Sunday, 8th December, 2019 8:13am

By Sally Perry

Disruption expected on Island Line Trains all day

Islandline trains

Island Line has been plagued with problems over the last couple of month. Disruption is expected until the end of the day

Wednesday, 4th December, 2019 9:18am

By Sally Perry

Island Line staff will not be striking, despite what’s reported elsewhere, says RMT spokesman

island line train and RMT logo

After some media sources posted that Island Line staff would be striking, they were subject to online abuse. OnTheWight has the facts

Wednesday, 13th November, 2019 6:49am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Further disruption on Island Line trains

Tilt shift train line

SWR say that to assist you with your journey, your tickets will be accepted, at no extra cost to yourself on Southern Vectis bus routes 2 and 3.

Tuesday, 12th November, 2019 8:40am

By Sally Perry

Island Line trains back on hourly service

train at ryde station

There have been several problems with Island Line trains this week. Details within

Friday, 8th November, 2019 8:18am

By Sally Perry

Island Line trains back on, but hourly service (updated)

track repairs :

The service switched to an hourly service yesterday due to problems on the line, today it has been totally suspended

Wednesday, 6th November, 2019 1:31pm

By Sally Perry with one comment