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Arran ferry crash causes traffic chaos
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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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Arran could have second ferry for Easter holidays

The request has been made by the Arran Ferry Committee as it emerges that many of the sailings over the Easter weekend are already full, with the 7.20pm ferry from Brodick on Easter Monday said to be the only sailing still available that day.

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Row over bid to bring back peak fares on ferries

Board chairman Angus Campbell added: ‘The board is therefore disappointed that a proposal has been made that may have an adverse effect on the communities that are being served by CalMac without any consultation with those communities.’ 

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Storm-bound boats in Brodick

The MV Isle of Arran, a more regular visitor to Arran, was launched in 1984 at Ferguson Ailsa, as the Clyde yard was called then, and served 10 years on the Ardrossan to Brodick route, then a stint to Islay before taking up her current duties.

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Ardrossan ferry disruption

The work involves drilling bore holes, trial pits and taking various scans across the Arran berth, Irish berth and Winton pier which are estimated to last until the end of February.