Maintenance leads to ferry changes

By a County Press reporter

Tuesday, April 29, 2014


MAINTENANCE to one of its vessels has led to timetable changes for some Wightlink sailings on Thursday.

A spokesman said: "We wouldn’t normally schedule maintenance on busy days, but we’ve had to on this occasion due to the availability of specialist engineers."

Sailings will run from Portsmouth at:

03:00, 05:00, 06:00, 06:30, 07:00, 08:00, 08:30, 09:00, 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:00, 15:00, 16:00, 17:00, 18:00, 19:00, 20:00, 21:00, 23:59.


From Fishbourne at:

01:00, 04:00, 06:00, 07:00, 07:30, 08:00, 09:00, 09:30, 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:00, 15:00, 16:00, 17:00, 18:00, 19:00, 20:00, 21:00, 22:00, 23:59.


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by Colin Barton

29th April 2014, at 16:57:10

Their company they can do what they like.What would happen if an accident happened ,I presume all you moaners wouldn't put your hand in your pockets to help on the compensation claims!

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29th April 2014, at 12:24:15

SORRY Wightlink but WHAT A LOAD OF CR*P. What is busy day?
Yet another example of Wightlink taking us cash cows for MUGS again.
How many week have we had a normal service when they haven't cancelled a crossing here or there for one resend or another ?

SOONER we get a TUNNEL the better.

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by Steve Smith

29th April 2014, at 12:12:25

Crikey Ashley, 22 sailings from Fishbourne and 21 from Portsmouth, and thats a worse service! How many sailings do you want?

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by Ashley Harcourt

29th April 2014, at 12:04:55

Blimey. If their service gets much worse the IWC will want them to run the floating bridge!!!

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