UPDATED: ISLAND LINE TRAINS HALTED DUE TO OBSTRUCTION ON THE TRACK

Island Line trains between Ryde and Shanklin have been suspended this morning (Saturday) due to an obstruction on the track.

Adverse weather conditions are continuing to affect the Island and are now thought to have brought a tree down across the railway line.

81mph winds have been recorded at The Needles today, as previously reported by Island Echo.

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It’s unknown when services will resume but it’s been confirmed that the 09:15 Shanklin to Ryde has been cancelled.

Furthermore, Island Line is advising that there are lighting issues at Sandown and Shanklin stations.

At Ryde, the ticket office will be closed from 15:00 for the rest of the day.

UPDATE @ 11:05 – Services have now resumed.

It has been confirmed that a cable fell across the line, not a tree as initially thought.

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isle of wighter
isle of wighter
2 months ago

first sign of weather and that is it – cancelled – what a surprise

Bojosays?
Bojosays?
Reply to  isle of wighter
2 months ago

What a stupid comment

Fred
Fred
Reply to  isle of wighter
2 months ago

First sign on a delay and that’s it,. The winging idiots start to complain.
Well done to the driver for keeping the passengers safe.
It’s called LIFE deal with it.

Stillhere
Stillhere
2 months ago

I think I will walk, or has another pot hole appeared somewhere?

Bojosays?
Bojosays?
Reply to  Stillhere
2 months ago

Yet another stupid comment

isle of wighter
isle of wighter
2 months ago

At Ryde, the ticket office will be closed from 15:00 for the rest of the day.? why the trains are running again –

 

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