Transport groups welcome return of Island Line service

By a County Press reporter

Monday, January 20, 2014


Transport groups welcome return of Island Line service

The flooded railway tunnels at Ryde Esplanade. Picture by Robin Crossley.

THE return of rail services on the Isle of Wight yesterday (Sunday), a week earlier than expected, has been welcomed by transport campaigners.

The Isle of Wight Bus and Rail Users Group (IWBRUG) and Railfuture Wessex has congratulated Network Rail and South West Trains for the work to restore Island Line, following damage during storms in December.

Isle of Wight BRUG chairman Stuart George said the group was delighted by the work.


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by Mike Crowe

20th January 2014, at 16:39:30

Dave, put them in County Hall and Police HQ

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by Dave Coombs

20th January 2014, at 14:43:22

Perhaps we should get Network Rail and South West Trains to fix our roads....

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