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UPDATED: COWES FLOATING BRIDGE OUT OF ACTION DUE TO MALFUNCTION


UPDATED: The Cowes Floating Bridge service between East Cowes and West Cowes has been suspended this morning (Tuesday).

The Isle of Wight Council are reporting that the vessel has suffered a malfunction.

Floating Bridge No.6 is currently moored up on the Cowes side of the River Medina and remains out of action for the time being.

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A passenger launch service is expected to be in operation within the next hour.

It is unknown when the regular Floating Bridge service will resume.

UPDATE @ 12:20 – The Cowes Floating Bridge is now back in service, according to the Isle of Wight Council.

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