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WIGHTLINK HIT WITH YET MORE CANCELLATIONS

wightlinkyarmouth400disruptionCross-Solent operator Wightlink have issued a series of cancellations on their Yarmouth to Lymington service for today (Wednesday), the latest in a run of problems for the company’s vessels across all three routes.

Due to engine problems, Wightlink say they have had to cancel the 10:20, 13:20 and 16:20 sailings from Lymington and the 11:40, 14:40 and 17:40 sailings from Yarmouth.

It comes just days after a ‘technical issue’ was to blame for 6 cancelled crossings on the same route, with further disruption for customers on Monday.

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Earlier this morning, it was announced that the Ryde Pier Head to Portsmouth catamaran service would be operating hourly after the 06:40 from Portsmouth and the 07:10 from Ryde Pier Head were cancelled. In less than 5 minutes, however, it was said the service was back to normal timetable.

Yesterday, 4 crossings were cancelled on the catamaran route with both the Fishbourne and Yarmouth services running up to 40 minutes behind timetable over the past week or so.

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