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Tourist businesses on either side of the Cromarty Firth will be celebrating after a popular summer ferry service confirmed its return to operation.
(Permalink) Cromarty Ferry Nigg


Cromarty Pier: MV Cromarty Rose, at Cromarty in 2000.
Bill Roberton //2000


Cromarty Pier: The MV Cromarty Rose on the Cromarty-Nigg ferry crossing, a journey of about 15 minutes, not long after leaving Cromarty and photographed from Nigg. This small vessel operated the service between 1987 ...
Ewan Crawford 28/09/2009

There are calls for a year-round ferry service to help mitigate the problems caused by one of Scotland's most enduring road problems.
(Permalink) Ardrossan Campbeltown Ferry Rest and Be Thankful

Bittersweet return after death of founding director. The Kylerhea to Glenelg ferry will go back into service on 1st May, a year and a half after it last sailed. Ferry company directors took the decision not to operate the service for the 2020 season in the interests of public and crew safety during the Covid pandemic. The vessel, MV Glenachulish, which normally runs from Easter to mid-October, has been tied up at the Kishorn boat yard since the autumn of 2019.
(Permalink) Ferry Glenelg Kylerhea MV Glenachulish


Glenelg Slip: The 'Glenachulish', the last Scottish ferry with a turntable deck, prepares to leave the Glenelg Slip in august 1993. The turntable will turn such that the cars do not need to reverse on arrival at Ky ...
Ewan Crawford /08/1993

Thames Clippers and New York water taxis have been used as examples in planning new ferries for Dunoon and Kilcreggan, [...]
(Permalink) Dunoon Ferry Gourock Kilcreggan

A senior VisitScotland official has backed moves to reignite a ferry link from Rosyth.

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Rosyth Dockyard: Blue Star 1 arriving at Rosyth with the ro-ro ferry from Zeebrugge on 26 June 2008. Passenger services on the route ceased at the end of 2010 although a freight only service is still in operati ...
John Furnevel 26/06/2008

Plans for the ferries had been announced by marine technology company TEC Offshore.
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The case for a ferry link from Rosyth to Europe has been floated once more.
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Rosyth Dockyard: Blue Star 1 arriving at Rosyth with the ro-ro ferry from Zeebrugge on 26 June 2008. Passenger services on the route ceased at the end of 2010 although a freight only service is still in operati ...
John Furnevel 26/06/2008

Scottish company TEC-Farragon is understood to be working to establish a ferry service between Rosyth and Eemshaven, in Holland's Groningen area.
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The freight ferry service from the port of Rosyth to Zeebrugge in Belgium has been closed after its operators said they had lost all hope of being able turn around the lossmaking route. The demise of the crossing, which has been a freight-only service for the past eight years, was hastened by a fire which broke out onboard the Finlandia Seaways freight ship last week.
(Permalink) Ferry Rosyth


Rosyth Dockyard: Blue Star 1 arriving at Rosyth with the ro-ro ferry from Zeebrugge on 26 June 2008. Passenger services on the route ceased at the end of 2010 although a freight only service is still in operati ...
John Furnevel 26/06/2008


Rosyth Dockyard: Security freight loading bays at Rosyth Dockyard in June 2007, unused for some time.
Brian Forbes /06/2007


Rosyth Dockyard: The little-used tracks leading to Rosyth Dockyard on the evening of 8 June 2011. Trains may return if Babcock Rosyth is successful with plans for an international container terminal. In the background ...
Bill Roberton 08/06/2011

Following withdrawal of Stena ferry operations from Stranraer Harbour with services now concentrated on Cairnryan, a connecting coach link has been established between the latter and Ayr Railway Station. [See adjacent images]
(Permalink) Ayr Bus Cairnryan Ferry Stena Line Stranraer Train


Ayr: Passengers boarding the Cairnryan coach outside Ayr station on 2 March 2012.
John Yellowlees 02/03/2012


Ayr: Departure board at Ayr station on 2 March 2012 showing the 12.45 direct coach link with the ferry terminal at Cairnryan.
John Yellowlees 02/03/2012


Cairnryan: Aerial view over Cairnryan looking south showing the former Military Port. Its associated railway ran along the coastline from Leffnol (top) to Cairn Point (bottom). The triangular shape of the modern ...
Ewan Crawford //

A ferry service between Rosyth and Zeebrugge is due to commence in May 2002. The service will be operated by Superfast Ferries. At this stage connecting railway freight or passenger services are not planned. Rosyth's port does have a railway depot, but the connection to the main line faces north.

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