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Isle of Arran and Arran Villages Maps 2022
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Isle of Arran and Arran Villages Maps 2022

KNOWN as ‘Scotland in Miniature’, Arran is a condensed version of the best that Scotland has to offer. Arran is one of the most easily accessible islands as it is only a 55-minute crossing from Ardrossan to Brodick. The Claonaig to Lochranza ferry service from Kintyre makes the island easily accessible from the Highlands and islands as well.

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Inquiry finds lack of forward planning led to fiasco

Arran Ferry Committee remotely met with CalMac managing director Robbie Drummond and his operations management team last week to review the recent incident On October 10 which closed Ardrossan to outgoing traffic whilst continuing to operate traffic from Brodick. They were joined on the call by the head of ferries from Transport Scotland.

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Stranded passengers fury at ferry fiasco

There was growing anger at the management of CalMac this week after hundreds of ferry passengers were left stranded in Ardrossan on Sunday after a Covid outbreak at the ferry terminal halted all ferries to Arran.

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Arran ferry crash causes traffic chaos

MV Catriona is operating, an approximately hourly shuttle service between Lochranza and Claonaig to assist with traffic from the Ardrossan to Brodick route. 

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Propeller problem puts ferry out of service again

Engineers have been trying to resolve the problem since the issue first arose last Friday August 17, however following sea trials on Monday August 20, their efforts have proven ineffectual and the 35 year old ship will need to inspected and repaired in dry dock.