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NO FLOATING BRIDGE ON TUESDAY NIGHT DUE TO PLANNED MAINTENANCE

Planned maintenance means that the Cowes Floating Bridge will be out of action for several hours tomorrow night (Tuesday).

The Isle of Wight Council says that the East Cowes to Cowes service will be suspended between the hours of 18:00 and 23:00 on 9th July.

Those looking to cross the River Medina on foot or on a bicycle will still be able to do so with a launch service in place.

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However, motorists will have to divert via Newport.

It has not been revealed what exactly the planned maintenance involves.

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Rob
Rob
1 day ago

What maintenance for scrap metal that’s what they should do with it scrap it the amount of waste of tax payers money that has been spent on it

Reg Dennis
Reg Dennis
1 day ago

The bloody thing hardly ever runs so how can it need more “planned maintenance”, just give it to Cliftongrade as a free gift.

Bloozmanbob
Bloozmanbob
1 day ago

The floaty must have had more maintenance than my ex-wife!

Andy
Andy
Reply to  Bloozmanbob
1 day ago

You ain’t met my neighbours daughter, she is fully serviced
by every Tom, Dick and Harry on the Island
Lol

Nick Black
Nick Black
1 day ago

I have lost count of the number of times FB6 has been out of service due to ‘planned’ maintenance…
Would it not be better to do such ‘planned’ works outside of (supposed) operating hours?
Yes, I know that would mean someone working at night….but surely it would increase revenue when its ‘running’

Last edited 1 day ago by Nick Black
Jake
Jake
1 day ago

It hardly ever works, scrap it for scrap metal value and let vehicles
just drive round.

Catherine Johnson
Catherine Johnson
1 day ago

Why can’t they do the maintenance whilst it’s being repaired? They’ve had enough opportunity.

Oakwood
Oakwood
22 hours ago

This is just yet another excuse for this piece of useless embarrassment it’s cringe ville for our Island

Miss Angry
Miss Angry
19 hours ago

What! Maintaince already,? Give it 3 day’s and it will pulled from service due to a mechanical breakdown

Willow A
Willow A
15 hours ago

Didn’t a boat hit it the other day. That’s more likely why it’s off for maintenance

Bobs Biggest Fan
Bobs Biggest Fan
1 hour ago

It’s so lucky that the Launch Service is available to backfill this unfit for purpose floating turd .

 

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