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Oban - Coll - Tiree

Normal service

Supplementary information

Roadworks - A85

Customers are advised to allow additional time for travel due to ongoing roadworks on the A85, Connel. 

Beginning Monday 7th October 2019

BEAR Scotland, on behalf of Transport Scotland, are planning to carry out the next phase of essential drainage and footway improvements on the A83 trunk road between Tarbet and Arrochar. The works will involve footway & carriageway widening along with upgrades to the existing drainage system over a 560m section. The works are programmed for construction Monday 7 th October 2019 and will be carried out between 7am-7pm each day with no works programmed for weekends. It is anticipated that the works will take up to 6 weeks to complete. During operations the road will remain open, however, to ensure the safety of the workforce and members of the public it will be necessary for temporary traffic lights to be implemented. Operatives will ensure that vehicle and pedestrian access to properties will be maintained for the duration of the works. To accommodate the footway operations, it will be necessary to close sections of the footway for periods of time. As a footway diversion is not possible pedestrians will be asked to wait for an operative to assist them through the site.

Livestock Sales

Amended Timetables

Due to Livestock Sales, an amended timetable will operate on the following dates:

Saturday 2nd November

Please click here for details. 


Coll Linkspan Closure: Monday 28th October - Thursday 21st November 2019.

Tiree Linkspan Closure: Monday 24th February - Tuesday 17th March 2020. 

Caledonian Maritime Assets Limited (CMAL) has confirmed the dates for the closure of the linkspans at Coll and Tiree ferry terminals as part of a replacement programme of work.

The linkspan decks are reaching the end of their serviceable life and are being replaced as part of CMAL’s ongoing programme of harbour upgrades and improvements.

During the linkspan closure periods, vehicles will be unable to travel to the islands.

The Coll linkspan will be out of service from Monday 28th October 2019 and will be back in service on Thursday 21st November 2019.

The Tiree linkspan will be out of service from Monday 24th February 2020 and will be back in service on Tuesday 17th March 2020. 

For further information please see here. 

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