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UPDATED: PROW CABLE FAULT SEES FLOATING BRIDGE HALTED


The Cowes Floating Bridge has been pulled from service this morning (Saturday) due to a fault with a prow cable.

Engineers are said to be on site to repair the issue, with hopes of resuming a normal timetabled service later on this morning.

A launch service for foot passengers is now in operation.

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The Isle of Wight Council apologises for any inconvenience caused.

UPDATE @ 10:30 – The floating bridge is now back in service.

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bobiow
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bobiow

Would it not be easier to tell us when it actually is running….This is I think a bigger fiasco than Brexit…

Terry Moore
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Terry Moore

I thought Floaty was supposed to be out of service all week due to replacing the chains, or did someone in the Council forget to order them .

Nigel
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Nigel

Anything Council…….
Couldn’t run a shell stall…….

Foggy
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Foggy

Head bang wall, snouts in the trough with air in between ears

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