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TRAINS SUSPENDED AFTER FAULT

islandlinefiretaxivanIsland Line suspended their train service earlier this evening following a technical fault with the line.

Passengers on board the stranded train at Ryde Pier were informed by the conductor of a small fire, however IslandEcho can confirm that a track fault was in fact to blame for the incident and cancellation of two journeys.

The train operator arranged for a taxi shuttle service to run between Ryde Esplanade and Ryde Pier Head.

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An Island Line spokeswoman said:

“At around 8.45pm, a piece of line side equipment was damaged near Ryde St John’s Road. As a result, services were temporarily suspended but returned to normal at around 9.50pm.

“We would like to apologise to customers for any inconvenience this may have caused.”

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