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Service status & info


Kennacraig - Port Askaig, Kennacraig - Port Ellen

Normal service

Supplementary information

Wednesday 3rd July to Friday 5th July

A83 Trunk Road - Rest and Be Thankful

BEAR Scotland, acting on behalf of Transport Scotland, are proposing to carry out essential carriageway maintenance works on the A83 Trunk Road, through Rest and Be Thankful. The resurfacing works are provisionally programmed for construction from Wednesday 3rd July 2019 for 3 days, between the hours of 7am to 7pm.

The road will remain open to traffic for the duration of the works with a 10mph convoy system introduced between 0700 and 1900. The convoy system will be lifted out with these hours, reverting to temporary traffic signals and a 30mph speed limit.

Road users are advised to plan their journey ahead as some delays should be expected.

Wednesday & Saturday Bus Connections

Please be advised due to the vessel being unable to wait if the bus is running late, on Wednesdays and Saturdays, the Citlylink 926, 06:25 bus service departing Glasgow, is not a connecting service for the 09:45 sailing departing Kennacraig.

Sunday 4 August 2019( RNLI Open Day)

The 1300 sailing from Kennacraig and the 1530 sailing from Islay will operate to and from Port Ellen and not Port Askaig as per the normal timetable on Sunday 4th August.

Sunday 20th October 2019

Due to MV Hebridean Isles covering the Ullapool-Stornoway route during MV Loch Seaforth's annual overhaul (from 21st October), a single vessel timetable will be operated by MV Finlaggan.

Details Here

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