Charter service continues on Wightlink

By Ross Findon

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

 

UPDATED WEDNESDAY 21:44*

A CHARTER vessel is continuing to operate some Wightlink passenger services today (Wednesday).

It follows disruption yesterday (Tuesday) for Isle of Wight commuters, caused by a mechanical problem on Wight Ryder II.

The company announced it would continue to use a charter vessel for some sailings today, as well as cancelling the 06:40 Portsmouth to Ryde Pier Head and the 19:15 Ryde Pier to Portsmouth Harbour sailings.

The charter vessel will operate the following sailings:

•From Ryde Pier Head: 07:10, 08:10, 09:10, 17:10 and 18:10

•From Portsmouth Harbour: 07:40, 08:40, 16:40, 17:40 and 18:40

*Wightlink confirmed this evening that a charter vessel would be in operation tomorrow (Thursday) and the 06:40 Portsmouth to Ryde Pierhead and the 19:15 Ryde Pierhead to Portsmouth sailings had been cancelled.

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