By Jon Moreno
Published on Friday, January 25, 2013 - 10:53
Hovertravel consulted with customers over possible changes to the Isle of Wight service. Picture by Peter Boam.
HOVERTRAVEL has bowed to the wishes of its customers by keeping last year’s cross-Solent timetable in place for this year.
Following a public consultation that began just before Christmas and ended on Monday, the Isle of Wight travel company has elected to continue with current arrangements.
Among the other options were a reduction of commuter time crossings from four to three an hour and changes to crossings during the rest of the day.
Hovertravel’s managing director Neil Chapman said 52 per cent of respondents to the consultation said they would prefer to run with the existing timetable.
From April 1, the summer timetable will run at quarter past and quarter to the hour from Ryde and on the hour and half past the hour from Southsea, with the additional 15-minute service continuing for commuters.
The new summer timetable will be available in the terminals early next month (March).
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