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Kennacraig - Port Askaig, Kennacraig - Port Ellen

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Service updates

Thursday 19th October

Due to the overnight forecast and the barley boat berthed at Port Ellen, the 18:00 sailing from Kennacraig will be diverting to Port Askaig.

Sailings are currently running approx 30 minutes late due to earlier delays. Customers are advised to check in as normal. 

Friday 20th October

Due to the overnight diversion, the 0700 from Islay will be departing from Port Askaig and not Port Ellen as timetabled.

Reason: weather conditions

Last Updated: 19 Oct 2017 19:46

Supplementary information

Sunday 22nd October  

BEAR Scotland, on behalf of Transport Scotland, will be carrying out essential carriageway maintenance on a section of the A83 Trunk Road, south of Clachan. These works will commence on 22nd October 2017 for up to 20 nights, with no works planned for Friday or Saturday night. It is proposed that the resurfacing be undertaken between the hours of 9.15pm – 5:00am (during which the road will be closed over the extent of the works) in an effort to minimise disruption to motorists utilising the A83 trunk road. 

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