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DISRUPTION TO CROSS-SOLENT TRAVEL

UDDATED: Those crossing the Solent with Hovertravel and Red Funnel are facing delays this morning (Thursday).

Foggy conditions have led to a 15 minute delay on Red Jet services between Cowes and Southampton.

In East Cowes, Red Funnel’s car ferry terminal is reported to be very busy.

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Meanwhile a technical problem has forced a 1-craft service for Hovertravel between Ryde and Southsea.

The 07:30, 08:00 and 08:30 crossings leaving Ryde and the 07:45, 08:15 and 08:45 crossings from Southsea will not be operating.

Hovertravel appologises for any inconvienence caused. It is unknown when a normal service will be resumed.

UPDATE @ 08:28 – Red Jet services are now delayed by 25 minutes due to the continued reduced visibility.

UPDATE @ 10:35 – Red Funnel have now confirmed that their Red Jet service has returned to timetable as the sun burns through the fog.

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Hovertravel have also confirmed their service is now back to a normal timetable.

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