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New Chain Ferry or Floating Bridge No 6!

All News Events Wednesday, 3rd May 2017

New Chain Ferry or Floating Bridge No 6!

 Floating bridge number 6 is getting all prepared for service in the very near future!

All the chain ferry staff have already trained in Sea survival and Fire Fighting here, at Red Ensign.

The floating bridge operates 365 days a year and conveys foot passengers and vehicles on the short crossing of a few minutes, across the fast-flowing narrow mouth of the River Medina  between Cowes and East Cowes. The service operates for around 18 hours each day.

It operates Mondays to Saturdays between 5am and 12.30am and on Sundays between 6.40am and 12.30am. 

The price for foot passengers and cyclists is £1.50 return. Car, van, tractor, motorcycle and sidecar, caravan, trailer: £2.60 Single.

 

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