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Thames Clippers and New York water taxis have been used as examples in planning new ferries for Dunoon and Kilcreggan, [...]
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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 operation. The line from Inverkeithing South Junction into the dockyard is still officially open, if overgrown. Intermittent use of the branch in previous years has included ScotRail DMUs undergoing refurbishment by Babcock Engineering see image [[22278]].
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 operation. The line from Inverkeithing South Junction into the dockyard is still officially open, if overgrown. Intermittent use of the branch in previous years has included ScotRail DMUs undergoing refurbishment by Babcock Engineering see image [[22278]].
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.
(Permalink) Ferry Rosyth

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.
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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 operation. The line from Inverkeithing South Junction into the dockyard is still officially open, if overgrown. Intermittent use of the branch in previous years has included ScotRail DMUs undergoing refurbishment by Babcock Engineering see image [[22278]].
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 is the Chinese-built 1000 tonne capacity 'Goliath' crane, being prepared for use in assembling aircraft carriers.
Bill Roberton 08/06/2011

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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